Work on Interstate 77 toll lanes from the Brookshire Freeway in Charlotte to Exit 36 in Mooresville is on track to start next spring or summer, with the new lanes opening in four years, state highway officials and representatives of the Spain-based contractor on the project said Thursday.

The sheriff’s office said Dr. Steven Elliott Skorman was arrested Thursday at his office, Carolina Foot and Ankle, in the 100 block of Lee Street.

Missionaries Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, have been released from the hospital in Atlanta.

The videos Jeff Coffey watched shortly after his father died in April made him feel uneasy.

Bank of America’s record $16.65 billion settlement with the U.S. government over toxic mortgage bonds requires the Charlotte bank to help struggling homeowners by modifying mortgages, forgiving principal and making loans to lower-income borrowers.

Authorities said relatives discovered the woman's body Thursday at her home.

We got a kid's-eye-view of Jesus, prayer, heaven and the Bible from Vacation Bible School students.

The new roller coaster will stand 325 feet and achieve a top speed of about 95 miles per hour.

First Bites: Let’s peek in at food at the new Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and the new (but-not-brewery) Draught Charlotte.

~ The Daily Edit 08.22.14

Fowler: If you have to play a fake game, at least play it against the New England Patriots, the team NFL fans either love or hate.

You might be surprised where Marshawn Lynch ranks. And watch out for overreaching at this position.

CMS policy change causing confusion about eligibility. Some games have been postponed, coaches say, because schools didn’t have enough players.

Hough’s Bishop Ford rushes for 196 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in a 34-20 win over Sun Valley in both schools’ high school football opener.
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