Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools would use part of the money raised by a proposed county sales tax increase to shore up pay increases for veteran teachers, Superintendent Heath Morrison said Monday.

The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday awarded $10.2 million to nearly two dozen states to beef up enforcement of a labor scheme that companies employ to evade their tax obligations.

Anna Smith, the Appalachian State University freshman whose body was found Saturday near campus, seemed “intent on harming herself,” a Boone Police official said Monday.

Hey Facebook, we see what you did there – rejecting a picture of Kevin Bond’s ailing infant son as Bond sought help raising money for a tiny heart transplant.

Charlotte Symphony’s first season with a surplus in more than a decade is a welcome step toward stability. The concert season starts Friday with Beethoven’s “Eroica.”

Motorists are finding plenty of problems this Tuesday morning south of Charlotte.

Utilities Director Barry Gullet said crews expect to begin work on a broken valve in the Plaza Road area on Tuesday.

Gilberte Jill Kelley and Dr. Scott Kelley were investigated when the relationship between Paula Broadwell and former CIA director David Petraeus came to light.

The City Council approved a rezoning that will allow construction of a seven-story building with two hotels on Sharon Road.

The Daily Edit: 9.16.2014

The hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the NFL team after running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse.

Fowler: Panthers coach Ron Rivera should sit Greg Hardy one more game and then, starting Sept.28 at Baltimore, the coach should let Hardy play until his trial.

Panthers coach Ron Rivera expects DeAngelo Williams, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher, to return to practice Wednesday.

Fifth-year coach underwent operations for glaucoma, irregular heartbeat.

The Panthers give up 20 unanswered points to Myers Park in the second half, but hold on to win.

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