Many North Carolina beaches and coastal properties are “doomed,” as sea levels rise, award-winning Duke University professor emeritus of geology Orrin Pilkey says, and the solution is to begin retreating from the shoreline.
For years, Jerry Klein was Charlotte’s lonely liberal radio voice. He had his own show on WBT, the station of conservative Rush Limbaugh. He also was a music promoter and brought the likes of Aretha Franklin to Charlotte.
Former Syracuse basketball player Matt Tomaszewski rescued two people from a rip current Sunday off the coast of New Hampshire, but failed to save a third man. Six swimmers had to be rescued, though two died.
Before a Charlotte garden center owner shot and killed someone who had broken into his business in Charlotte NC, Charlotte Mecklenburg police say, he called 911 to say he was on his way to the shop and that he had a weapon.
Carolina Panthers rookie receiver has an October court date after being charged with driving 113 mph on Interstate 77 on Aug. 10. His arrest came after the team returned from a preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.
Thousands of people marched down Tryon Street in uptown Charlotte NC for the 2018 Charlotte Pride Parade and Festival, which attracted huge, cheerful, colorful crowds. Charlotte’s big banks and other companies were part of the parade.