This site on Rea Road near Interstate 485, home to a shuttered Applebee's, highlights a debate about whether suburban development should always be built around cars. There's a controversy over whether to allow a hotel to be built there and whether the area will ever become pedestrian friendly.
Davie HinshawThe Charlotte Observer
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Footage from officer Brian Walsh’s body camera shows a fatal shooting of Ukranian immigrant Iaroslav Mosiiuk, 25, in front of his sister’s house in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 8, 2017. The DA’s office investigated and later determined Walsh was justified in his use of force.
Thousands of sunflowers are blooming at the Draper Wildlife Management Area in York County off Brattonsville Road. The sunflowers are a popular attraction for tourists and photographers during the first couple of weeks in July. The area is free and open to the public.
A crowd gathered around a tiger shark at Wrightsville Beach on June 29, after a fisherman was bitten at the pier. Bryan Steady Davis told Storyful that the fisherman was trying to get the shark from the line. Davis noted that while there was a lot of bloo