The decision by United Airlines to hire a new president away from American Airlines firms up the roster of executives who will contend with fare declines pushing the industry to its worst returns in five years.
A natural gas line cut shortly after noon Tuesday closed East Stonewall Street at Brevard Street and Davidson Street and the I-277 ramp at South Davidson Street and East Stonewall, according to Capt. Jackie Gilmore of the Charlotte Fire Department.
A brand called Country Fresh is recalling 30,000 cases of various packed vegetables over concerns of listeria contamination. The recall affects a number of Charlotte-area retailers, including Bi-Lo, Harris Teeter, Publix, QuikTrip and Wal-Mart.
North Carolina small businesses and other companies across the country have been struggling to obtain federal contracts because the government’s contracting officers favor companies that have long-standing working relationships with the government. Congress has developed a plan to fix that problem and is moving toward putting it in action.
Colin Kaepernick has spurred outrage with his decision to not stand for the national anthem during preseason games, citing the oppression of black people, particularly in situations involving law enforcement.
Police accused a 24-year-old woman of animal mistreatment after they investigated a complaint on Sunday of a Facebook photo that showed a dog with a shoestring tied around its snout. Shiloh Police Department said they cited Sarah B. Boothby, of Shiloh, with one count of cruel treatment to an animal, a Class A misdemeanor.
A radio host sued Taylor Swift last year, saying he lost his job after she accused him of groping her backstage. Swift has counter-sued and told a judge Monday that she felt it would conflict with her being on a jury.