A man accused of running a Ponzi scheme that bilked about 25 Charlotte investors out of more than $2.5 million has pleaded guilty to securities fraud, U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins announced Thursday.

Airlines are squeezing their passengers – literally – into planes that are more and more full, helping boost profits at the expense of empty middle seats.

“Complete Carolina,” will provide financial and advising support to former athletes to help them finish their UNC-Chapel Hill degrees.

Sealed Air Corp., a Fortune 500 company known for making Bubble Wrap, announced Wednesday that it will move its headquarters to Charlotte, bringing 1,262 jobs.

The storms are expected to move into the Charlotte region later this afternoon.

Now that the big news is out about Sealed Air Corp. relocating its headquarters to Charlotte, the...

Eric Frazier

Sunday, musician and activist Michael Franti brings the first-ever Soulshine Tour to Charlotte. Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/07/24/5064352/michael-franti-brings-yoga-to.html#storylink=cpy

Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here” is a sweet and jokey feature film at home in the punchline rhythms of TV sitcoms.

Hayley Williams has blue hair, and Fall Out Boy is on a mission to 'save rock ‘n’ roll.' Clearly, we’re not in middle school anymore.

The Daily Edit: 07.24.14

Sorensen: Hornets’ Kemba Walker, Lance Stephenson grew up playing against each other. Now, Walker expects Stephenson to take on some of the end-of-game pressure.

Mount Holly’s Scott Speed, a former F1 and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, is racing at The Dirt Track this weekend with Global Rallycross.

Four Blue Devils, three Clemson Tigers and a Tar Heel also were among the 26 players picked to the All-ACC preseason team.

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