‘Experienced jumper’ dies while skydiving in Chester County, SC, authorities say

A 73-year-old man who’d skydived more than 17,000 times was pronounced dead after a landing in Chester County, S.C., on Saturday, the company where he was skydiving said. The man, … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Colorful ‘Pianos for Peace’ make Charlotte debut. Here’s where to see and play them.

Colorfully painted pianos have been placed across Charlotte for everyone to play or just admire. Unveiled on International Day of Peace on Tuesday, the five pianos highlight the first Pianos … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Thieves stole $400K in diapers, appliances from Lowe’s, Home Depot, NC sheriff says

Members of a retail theft ring lugged at least $400,000 worth of baby diapers, power tools, small appliances and other merchandise from North Carolina Lowe’s and Home Depot stores, Cabarrus … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Girl walking dog was abducted on a Charlotte street and raped, CMPD says. Man arrested

A 14-year-old girl walking her dog recently on a Charlotte street was abducted and raped, police said. On Friday, police said they arrested a 22-year-old felon in the case. Tyquan … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Woman shot by CMPD officer ‘wasn’t acting very normal,’ business owner says

The woman shot and wounded by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer outside a beauty supply store Thursday “wasn’t acting very normal,” the business owner told The Charlotte Observer. Police on Friday … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘SKUNK loose in the school’: NC high school forced to evacuate thanks to a visitor

A skunk unleashed its obnoxious, overpowering scent in Lake Norman High School on Friday morning, forcing everyone to evacuate for the day, parents and school officials said. “Well, never thought … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Suspect in man’s killing dies at a hospital, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say

This article was updated on Thursday, Sept. 23. In the fifth fatal Charlotte shooting since Saturday, a victim found with a gunshot wound near a Walmart store on Wilkinson Boulevard … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

$60 million investment to add 3 buildings for West Charlotte office and retail project

A west Charlotte retail and office space project just grew by three buildings and a $60-million investment. Developer Third & Urban announced in a news release it is expanding the … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Atrium Health details expansion plans for new $47 million project in the Charlotte area

Listen to our daily briefing: Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Amazon Alexa | Google Assistant | More options Atrium Health plans to add a floor to its acute care … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pair of Charlotte office buildings snapped up by out-of-state investor for $46 million

A pair of SouthPark office buildings have been sold for $46.25 million to a Boston-based real estate firm. Taurus Investment Holdings announced Thursday morning that it had acquired the two-building … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC man ruled competent to stand trial in US Capitol bomb threat case from August

The North Carolina man accused of threatening to bomb the U.S. Capitol in August is competent to stand trial, a federal judge in the District of Columbia ruled Wednesday, multiple … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Concourse expansion, roads and a tower: The latest on these Charlotte airport projects

On Tuesday, Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials gave reporters a tour of the $608 million terminal lobby expansion construction. It’s one of the biggest projects underway at the Charlotte airport, … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mecklenburg changes COVID testing rules, will deny back pay for suspended employees

Mecklenburg County will change its COVID-19 testing requirements for unvaccinated employees after officials described a “bumpy” rollout of its testing protocol. The county does not require COVID-19 vaccination for most … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Here’s a peek inside the Charlotte airport’s $608 million lobby expansion project

Charlotte Douglas International Airport officials showed off a $608-million construction zone on Tuesday, with workers nearly a quarter of the way through the airport’s terminal lobby expansion project. Travelers at … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC police K9 officer dies of COVID complications, fellow officers confirm

A 39-year-old canine officer with the Kings Mountain Police Department died of COVID-19-related illness, his fellow officers confirmed. “Please keep the family of K9 Officer Carl Proper and our brothers … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC hospital system suspends nearly 400 employees after COVID vaccine mandate deadline

Nearly 400 Novant Health employees have been suspended after failing to comply with the hospital system’s COVID-19 vaccination program. But 98.6% of more than 35,000 employees are compliant with the … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

2 young people injured in east Charlotte shooting. One is younger than 5, police say

Two young people, including one who is under 5 years old, are in serious condition after being shot in east Charlotte Monday night, police said. Around 6:12 p.m., Charlotte-Mecklenburg police … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

New COVID cases plateau as delta surge in NC starts to slow down

The number of new COVID-19 cases reported in North Carolina has declined a second week in a row. With 15,824 cases over the weekend, North Carolina has confirmed just under … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

7-car crash at Lake Wylie bridge has NC, SC traffic blocked en route to Charlotte

Traffic is backed up on the South Carolina and North Carolina sides of the bridge over Lake Wylie after a seven car crash, officials said. The wreck is on the … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Thousands split thousands in NC lottery drawing. Here’s how it happened — again.

Several thousand players won a prize in a North Carolina lottery drawing on Friday night, officials said. Their big wins came when the Red Ball popped up in the Carolina … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Anti-violence organizations pleading for end to gun violence following multiple children-involved shootings

Multiple organizations held rallies and marches Saturday pleading for an end to gun violence. Members of the Stop Killing Our Children Support Group marched through the streets of Charlotte Saturday … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

911 call about armed robbery leads to body near Spectrum Center in Uptown, CMPD says

A 911 call about an armed robbery in Uptown Charlotte led police to a body near the Spectrum Center early Sunday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The identity of the male … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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