Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan late Wednesday was named chairman of the Charlotte-based bank, becoming the lender’s first chief executive to hold the post since Ken Lewis was stripped of the title five years ago.

With little more than a month before residents go to the polls, North Carolina’s election laws plunged into turmoil on Wednesday amid a rapidly changing legal fight and the prospect of intervention by the U.S. Supreme Court.

The fight over who should run Charlotte’s airport is stalled, but the meter is still running: Lawyers’ bills for the city and the Charlotte Airport Commission have topped $1million.

Casey Parsons, whose missing adopted daughter is the focus of a wide-scale search, pleaded guilty to 15 fraud charges Wednesday – a move that could give prosecutors leverage in their investigation of Erica Parsons’ disappearance, a legal expert said.

The way North Carolina high schools assign A’s and B’s could soon change as the state Board of Education examines the standard grading scale.

Trilogy Lake Norman will be geared to Baby Boomers and have 1,650 homes when complete by 2021.

Paul’s support is important to some voters who were hesitant to vote for Tillis.

British lingerie company Nubian Skin has introduced a quartet of shades for women of color, sold online beginning this week.

Changes add and occasionally subtract from the mood of a fine little film, but the overall effect works well.

The Daily Edit: 10.02.14

Scott Fowler: Steve Smith waited two days to commit an unnecessary roughness penalty against his old team.

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made his most candid comments to date about his offseason ankle surgery.

Hornets center Al Jefferson says he feels insulted by the way opponents target him on defense.

Under coach Jason Estep, Charlotte Christian has won 22 of their past 23 games and sent 19 alumni to college teams, many at major Division I schools.

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin is in the Chase, but by no means does he consider his comeback from health issues and struggles on the track complete.

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