Mike Krzyzewski, coach of Duke University’s men’s basketball team, rings the opening bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in honor of the Emily K Center in Durham. The nonprofit educational center, named for Krzyzewski's mother, works to prepare low-income students for college success.
Yency Contreras entered the United States illegally when he was 17 from Honduras and spent more than four months in a juvenile detention center – but today he is an officer in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Customers enjoy brunch at 5Church restaurant uptown on Sunday. Senate Bill 155, also known as the "Brunch Bill," would allow restaurants to serve alcohol before noon if it passes. Charlotte restaurants like 5Church could see higher volumes of customers before noon along with higher check balances from ordering alcohol.
The Charlotte region’s latest bear sighting happened Wednesday in Hickory, where a bear staked out a cozy spot atop a tree behind one of downtown’s busiest liquor stores. WBTV's Steve Ohnesorge reports from Hickory.
Duke Energy and a Charlotte developer have filed preliminary plans with the city of Charlotte for a new office tower on a piece of land it bought last month for $27.5 million. Alex Kormann The Charlotte Observer