Virtual visits – through video and email connections – are among the latest conveniences emerging for patients as Charlotte-area hospital systems and doctors embrace electronic health records.

North Carolina officials want to close the gap with South Carolina and other states that offer larger incentive packages and lower tax rates to lure companies – sometimes causing Charlotte to miss out on hundreds of jobs.

Operation Victory Block Leave, also called Operation Exodus, welcomed 3,700 Army troops to Charlotte Douglas International Airport during the USO’s annual event.

Mecklenburg commissioners Jim Puckett and Vilma Leake come from different backgrounds and districts, and hold opposite political views on most issues. Yet they have cultivated an unlikely friendship that goes back to the late 1990s.

Wesley Dixon is out of work, out of money and short on hope, so the last thing he wanted to see in his northeast Charlotte driveway Saturday was a squad car.

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Authorities say an armed man walked up to the officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire.

Sunshine will be at a premium for much of this week in the Charlotte area, but the big news will ...

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The Daily Edit 12.21.2014

For just the third time this season the Charlotte Hornets won back-to-back games, dominating the Utah Jazz Saturday 104-86 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Cleveland’s Johnny Manziel faces Carolina’s Cam Newton on Sunday in the first meeting between the two former Heisman winners.

Days after coach Roy Williams talked about getting mean – or meaner, at least – the Tar Heels responded with a 82-74 win against No. 12 Ohio State.

Destinations offer both compelling trails for skiers and other pleasures – soaking in hot springs, snowshoeing, sleigh riding, bowling and more.

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