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Gov. Pat McCrory said the UNC system’s reputation is a major recruitment tool for companies moving to North Carolina, but the competition is intensifying.
Sales tax supporters on Friday launched Together4Meck campaign to educate voters on how a quarter-cent tax hike will provide a boost to education and enhance the arts in Mecklenburg.

A South Carolina nonprofit that teaches at-risk kids how to socialize and control emotions has expanded into Charlotte, launching an after-school program at Bruns Elementary with plans to expand.

Leaders in Charlotte public and higher education said Friday that there needs to be better collaboration between the two sides as early as elementary school to ensure students are ready to succeed in the next steps after graduation.

Central Piedmont Community College’s trustees have unanimously endorsed a proposed sales tax increase, becoming the last of four recipients to take a stand on the measure that will be decided by voters in November.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools plans to re-open two elementary schools next year, and parents who ...

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