Fewer white and black children attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools this year, but rapid increases in the Hispanic population kept CMS growing, according to the district’s annual racial demographic data.
SouthPark retirement community Sharon Towers broke ground on the newest part of its expansion plans Wednesday, luxury ‘villas’ designed to appeal to seniors who don’t want a traditional retirement apartment experience.
Hundreds of children came to Concord High Football stadium March 28 see how many eggs they could collect at the Concord High Football stadium organized by Mission 217 Church, River Rock Church, Disciples of Christ Spanish Church, Poplar Grove Church, Eva Drive Baptist Church, Charity Baptist Church and Gethsemane Baptist Church.
A noose found outside the main student center at Duke University thrust the campus into turmoil Wednesday, prompting an investigation, a student march and a forum that drew hundreds to the steps of Duke Chapel.
Wanda Sue Larson, a former child protective services supervisor, pleaded guilty Tuesday in a child abuse case where a boy in her care was shackled to her porch with a dead chicken around his neck in 2013. She received up to 17 months in jail in a plea deal, and will likely be released next Wednesday because of time served.
Standing outside the east Charlotte medical practice where Dr. Fidelis Edosomwan is accused of sexually assaulting patients, family members and friends told the community the doctor is not the sexual predator he had been portrayed as since his arrest.
A wildfire reported near Black Mountain on Tuesday had spread to more than 500 acres and burned five structures, but hundreds of firefighters working in rugged terrain appeared to be getting the fire under control by Wednesday morning, the Asheville Citizen-Times reported.
Jamie Michelle Fraley was last seen in April 2008; authorities are hoping to bring closure in the case. Fraley was last seen in her Gastonia apartment on April 8, 2008, and was reported missing three days later.