The city's first new mall in almost 10 years opens today, and shoppers lined up hours before the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Charlotte Premium Outlets in Steele Creek.

North Carolina’s film industry would be 'significantly underfunded' under the new state budget, according to the Motion Picture Association of America.

Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teen Erica Parsons, were arrested on federal fraud charges Wednesday – exactly one year after Erica was reported missing.

A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that Bank of America should pay $1.27billion in civil penalties after a jury found its Countrywide unit liable for knowingly selling bad home loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

More than 500 members of Calvary Church gathered in their sanctuary Wednesday night to pray for one of their own: Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol, who continues to fight for her life half a world away in Liberia.

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Three new stores - a barber shop, clothing boutique and salon - are opening soon in the Rosedale ...

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Theodore 'Dutch' Van Kirk, a former Charlotte resident, was one of two Enola Gay fliers with Carolina connections.

North Carolina legislature leaders announced a budget compromise with fanfare yesterday, touting ...

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Got a funny lookin’ tomato? Zany zucchini? You could win a $25 gift card by entering the Observer’s oddball vegetable gardening contest.

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With injuries and retirements thinning the ranks at offensive guard, rookie Trai Turner is taking advantage, and impressing teammates along the way.

Fowler: Michael Zordich was injured his rookie season with the Carolina Panthers. After a year in limbo, he’s ready for another chance.

Greg Ives, Chase Elliott’s crew chief in the Nationwide Series, will assume the same role for Earnhardt in the Sprint Cup series next season.

Appalachian State begins football camp Friday - a fresh start that perhaps no one welcomes more than coach Scott Satterfield.

Let’s peek at two, long-awaited, that opened in the past week and a half: Earl’s Grocery and littleSpoon.

Charlotte’s Heather Richardson has worked on the sets of Showtime’s 'Homeland' and on movies. Now, she’s expanding her business.

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