Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio plans to change the way the county delivers services, breaking up centralized facilities such as the Wallace H. Kuralt Centre on Billingsley Road and building smaller centers closer to where clients live.

Three Charlotte City Council members said Monday they want to know how CMPD uses a secret surveillance technology that gathers data from cellphones and other wireless devices belonging to crime suspects and innocent residents alike.

The N.C. Values Coalition says registers of deeds can refuse to issue same-sex marriage licenses if it violates their religious beliefs.

At 81, retired Atlanta police detective Ray Pate stays on the Internet – a pastime that’s leading him to Mount Holly on the trail of a Charlotte woman who disappeared nearly 50 years ago.

John “J.P.” Douglas has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. Davidson suspended him until further notice.

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Mecklenburg commissioners will vote on a smoking ban on county and municipal government grounds and a tobacco ban at county parks.

The race for three at-large seats on the Mecklenburg County commission is filled with multiple storylines.

Like soda? There is scientific evidence that sugar in a medium can of soda diminishes your cell's ability to regenerate on the same rate as smoking cigarettes.

The hugely popular weekly class is exposing both men and women to something they might have otherwise ignored (for entirely different reasons).

A shareholder advisory group changed its recommendation on a proposed merger involving Chiquita Brands International, endorsing an agreement with Fyffes.

The Daily Edit: 10.21.14

When defensive coordinator Sean McDermott rolled the tape of Sunday’s 38-17 loss to Green Bay, the images of the defense looked nothing like last season’s.

A day after Luke Kuechly was ejected for making contact with an official, Chase Blackburn called on the NFL to issue a statement saying the back judge erred in judgment.

Thabo Sefolosha hit one of two free throws with 2.8 seconds left to give the Atlanta Hawks a 117-114 overtime exhibition victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

Independence is back in mix of football powers, but with a different style than it used during its era of dominance. Now the Patriots are a defensive force.

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