BB&T said Thursday that it earned $501 million in the first quarter, up 139 percent from the same period a year ago.

The FBI said it is looking for Jakym Camel Tibbs, 21, and Quantavious Thompson, who is 18 or 19 years old. Five people were arrested earlier in the case.

With strong backing from women’s groups, state Rep. Alma Adams of Greensboro out-raised her Democratic rivals and holds a wide financial edge in the race to replace Mel Watt in Congress.

Many were surprised to learn of the decision by Mark Harris, pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, to run for U.S. Senate. But Harris has never been one to apologize for bringing the church into politics’ “marketplace of ideas.”

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The bank is negotiating a resolution of a federal investigation into its residential mortgage-backed securities packaging.

Tricia Cotham was encouraged by the first meeting of a legislative task force on teacher pay in February. But the former teacher and school administrator worried educators might ultimately be disappointed.

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After much anticipation, Jabari Parker made an announcement delivering the news that had been expected since before he arrived on campus: He is entering the NBA Draft.

This might not be how Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson planned it, but playing the Miami Heat suits him just fine.

Bubba Watson won’t be playing at Quail Hollow in May, according to a tweet from his verified Twitter account.

Aaron Murray points to his SEC success when explaining why NFL teams should take a chance on him despite an ACL tear.

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