A plan to build about 100 affordable housing units on Mount-Holly Huntersville Road in northwest Charlotte has been approved by Charlotte City Council despite school crowding and added traffic on busy roads such as Brookshire Boulevard.
Alligator hunting is now legal in some parts of North Carolina, after a 44-year ban. But not all towns eligible are opting to allow the one-month gator hunting season. Worried about a decline in its alligator population, Belville, NC, decided to ban hunting in town limits.
Ricardo Mata was arrested Friday, accused of sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl at the former “PlaySpanish” educational summer camp in Charlotte, NC, last summer. He and his wife, Carmela Tondo-Mata, founded the camp in 1997.
Henderson County leaders will hire armed guards, as opposed to using unpaid volunteers, to work at all 23 public schools in the western North Carolina community. It's in response to the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.
Carolina Panther Cam Newton was in Birmingham, Alabama, on Friday, as the keynote speaker at the Boy Scouts of America Values Luncheon. He talked about why he gives the football to a kid after scoring a touchdown.
Sirius XM radio will air “The Billy Graham Channel” through the Easter season, March 19 through April 3. Those who tune in will hear long-ago sermons and messages from the Charlotte-born evangelist, who died Feb. 21 at age 99.
Luther Hodges Jr., who chaired Bank of America predecessor North Carolina National Bank, has sued the IRS in federal court in Charlotte for refunds after claiming he was fleeced by a Ponzi scheme masterminded by financier R. Allen Stanford.
A self-driving Uber vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix in the first death involving a fully autonomous test vehicle _ an accident that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology.
When you heard Shannon O’Hara sing Adele’s “When We Were Young,” while playing piano, on “American Idol” Sunday night, you just knew the judges were going to give her a Golden Ticket, right? This Mooresville, NC, singer knew it, too.
2018 NCAA basketball tournament: Texas A&M Aggies whipped North Carolina, 86-65, in the second round Sunday, March 18, 2018 at the Spectrum Center. UNC’s Tar Heels, the defending national champions, were undone by poor play inside.
Michael Peterson, 59, helped students with disabilities in middle and high school classrooms at Lake Norman Charter, where he had worked for three years. He’s charged with sex offenses against a 14-year-old girl at Johnson C. Smith University in the summer of 1997.
The city of Charlotte employees more than 7,000 people, from attorneys and police officers to engineers and fire fighters. The city employees more than 300 people who bring home at least $100,000 and seven who make more than $200,000.