A Charlotte City Council committee recommended staggered, four-year terms for council members, in what would be a major change from two-year terms. Voters could make the choice in a referendum next year.
Hania Aguilar has been missing since Nov. 5, 2018. The FBI and multiple agencies are seeking to talk to all the residents in Rosewood Mobile Home Park, the teen’s neighborhood, and Quincey Drive, the location where the kidnapping SUV was found.
Missing NC teacher Patrick Braxton-Andrew was reported dead in Mexico and was a homicide victim, his family posted on Facebook. A ‘criminal organization’ is responsible, the family said, citing authorities.
More than 300 people got vaccinated after it was discovered that a worker at the SouthPark restaurant Village Tavern was diagnosed with hepatitis A, the latest case in a months-long outbreak in Mecklenburg County, NC.
Is Charlotte a safe city to walk around? The city set a record in 2017 for the number of pedestrians killed, and this year looks to be close, with 24 deaths reported on city streets so far. Charlotte hopes “Vision Zero” will cut deaths.
Conditions remain ripe for up to one inch of sleet and a half-inch of ice to form in North Carolina’s high country including Avery, Watauga and Ashe counties. A flood watch remains in effect Thursday for the Charlotte area.
A Fraser fir grown at Larry Smith’s Christmas tree farm in Newland, Avery County, NC, has been selected as the 2018 White House Christmas Tree. He will present the tree to Donald Trump and wife, Melania.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools announces it won’t use two days at the start and end of winter break to make up October closings for Tropical Storm Michael. It’s unclear whether makeup days will come later.
A leader of the U.S. Army ROTC announced on Twitter that the ROTC is helping Davidson College investigate racist and anti-Semitic social media activity allegedly linked to one of its students, an ROTC cadet.