Charlotte City Council on Monday voted to approve a new 20-story office tower and hotel that is planned for a site near the midtown, Cherry and Elizabeth neighborhoods. The development drew opposition from neighborhoods including Myers Park.
Travelers found themselves stranded for the second time in a week because of a technical problem with American Airlines' regional carrier, PSA, that forced the cancellation of dozens of flights to Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
NBA mock draft: Charlotte Hornets pick 11th Thursday. Missouri forward Michael Porter, a wild card from the third pick down, missed most of his college season after back surgery. Would Hornets take him? Kentucky point guard is more likely.
North Carolina lawmakers budgeted $200,000 to fund classroom projects at public schools in Sen. Jeff Tarte's district. But they pulled the plug after DonorsChoose, the nonprofit tagged to distribute the money, said no thanks.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools leaders say a policy restricting elected officials' access to schools during class time will protect students and staff from distraction. But they realize it's a minefield in a tense political climate.
ESPN’s Jay Bilas said he believes DeAndre Ayton, Luka Doncic, Marvin Bagley, Jaren Jackson, Mo Bamba, Wendell Carter, Trae Young and Collin Sexton will all be gone, in some order, before the Hornets’ pick at No. 11 in the June 21 NBA draft.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools has reassigned a principal who interrupted a student-led anti-gun walkout in May with comments about her own love of shooting. A student video went viral and fueled debate over her remarks.
Charlotte City Council voted 9-2 along party lines Monday night for a budget that raises police pay but also has the city's first property tax increase since 2013. There is also more money for affordable housing and pedestrian safety.
Atrium Health would be able to provide health care anywhere in North Carolina under a state law change the Charlotte-based hospital system supports in House Bill 382, which would eliminate Atrium's Mecklenburg County territorial boundary.
Being suspended, then arrested, might have ended many students' academic careers. But this Hopewell High teen is about to graduate and enter a new career path that Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools sees as a hope for the future.
Ardrey Kell High School seniors Luke Japaridze and David Kubala design video games together in Charlotte, and both have their own companies. They plan to keep working together during college, though they'll be an ocean apart.
The North Carolina House of Representatives voted Thursday, June 7, 2018, in favor of a bill that requires public schools to place a sign displaying the national motto of "In God We Trust." Lawmakers debated whether the signs would be promoting religion.
The North Carolina House on Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018, passed a bill requiring high-scoring students to be put in advanced classes. A News & Observer and Charlotte Observer series found bright, low-income students have been excluded from advanced classes.
HB 514, A controversial bill won final legislative approval Wednesday, opening the door for four Mecklenburg County towns of Mint Hill, Matthews, Cornelius and Huntersville to create their own charter schools.
Geraldine Ledezma, a Mexican immigrant, is graduating from South Mecklenburg High School in North Carolina. She’s undocumented and is protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which keeps her from deportation.
Saying it's a revival of segregation, the NC NAACP and an array of Charlotte's black education leaders vow to fight a controversial town charter school bill if it passes. They say they'll go to court if necessary.
Newly released NC documents and reports detail allegations of physical abuse, faulty treatment and failures by Anderson Health Services in Union County to report serious episodes. The state has halted admissions and transferred patients.
In case actor Will Ferrell is ever in need of help finding more cowbell for a musical compostion with Christopher Walken, the Creighton University pep band has the fellow to assist. The band provided the background music for the school's Bluejays