Federal regulators are urging community banks to monitor the vendors they use for a wide variety of business functions, as cybersecurity becomes a greater concern for U.S. companies.

Police have charged a man and woman from North Carolina in connection with the October home-invasion killings of a Lake Wylie couple just months after they had been robbed at gunpoint at their Charlotte mattress store.

The city of Charlotte said Friday it won’t raise property taxes for the upcoming year, though it’s possible that proposed pay raises for employees could be cut if the city can’t close a roughly $16 million deficit.

A CATS bus stop in east Charlotte is destroyed after two cars raced, crashed into the bus stop, and took out a power pole on Friday morning, police say.

Several notable movie projects got in and out of the state before old N.C.’s film tax incentives program expired at the end of December. Here’s the scoop on five upcoming films that were mostly shot in the Charlotte region.

Carowinds’ forthcoming Fury 325 will eventually provide far more thrilling moments than the one it gave the media Friday.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is looking for solutions to keep kids from missing school after several years without improvement, Superintendent Ann Clark said Friday.

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