Fifty-four years after they went to jail for an anti-segregation protest in this former mill town, the African-American men who came to be known as the Friendship Nine returned to court Wednesday dressed in their sober Sunday best, as though a judge might sentence them again.

A review of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s commitments for sponsorships shows that projected revenue is declining significantly, dropping from $1.5 million in 2012 to $110,000 for the fiscal year starting in July.

Amid the excitement over Google Fiber coming to Charlotte, residents outside the city are disappointed they’re not also in line for the superfast Internet service.

Elevation Church has spent $10.2 million to buy the shopping center that is home to its Matthews campus.

Longtime Charlotte lawyer and activist Sydnor Thompson died at 90 on Tuesday, leaving a legacy in law, philanthropy, politics and as a veteran of World War II.

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Boots are enjoying a golden age, no longer relegated only to fall and winter, rain or snow.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and accused of intentionally setting three fires in South Charlotte earlier this month.

Commissioners chairman says Mecklenburg’s economy continues to grow along with opportunities to improve lives of all residents.

The new apartment building uptown should bring 264 more units to First Ward.

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is No. 1 in a ranking of U.S. chief executives whose use of co...

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The Daily Edit: 01.29.2015

This was the ninth consecutive victory for the Spurs in this series.

Notre Dame’s Jerian Grant had 23 points, including a crucial basket in the closing minutes to lead the Irish to a 77-73 win over Duke.

The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season had everything except a championship for Team Penske drivers Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.

Former N.C. State defensive lineman J.R. Sweezy of Mooresville is now an offensive guard for the Seattle Seahawks and a key cog in the NFL’s top-ranked rushing attack.

Independence basketball player Marcus Thomas hit the game winning shot to beat Porter Ridge Tuesday. Hours later, he and his family escaped a fire at their home.

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