Two shooting deaths in less than 24 hours under police investigation in Charlotte

Police are investigating two homicides that happened less than 24 hours apart in Charlotte. Just before midnight on Thursday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police found a man dead of a gunshot wound in … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Want to get a loan for your Charlotte small business? Here’s where to start

Millions of dollars in grants are awarded to small businesses each year through federal, state and local government programs. And a couple of local businesses were beneficiaries of funding to … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Another juvenile suspect identified in bomb threats at Cabarrus County schools, police say

An out-of-state tip helped to identify a second juvenile suspect in the false bomb threats that caused some Cabarrus County Schools to evacuate on Sept. 20 and 21, Concord police … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

West Charlotte High’s parking lot woes have been part of the plan since before opening

An unfinished parking lot is standing in the way of tradition at West Charlotte High School, furious alumni and parents say. For the second straight season, West Charlotte will not … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Some Charlotte streets feature faded markings. Who’s in charge of repainting them?

Some road markings throughout Charlotte are faded, making them hard to see at any time of the day, especially at night or in inclement weather. Though the Charlotte Department of … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

When are fall leaves on Charlotte trees expected to appear? Look for these signs.

Fall is officially here and it won’t be long before leaves transform into vibrant shades of red, orange and yellow. Some areas of the North Carolina mountains along the Tennessee … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Retired New York police officer rescues driver from flooded car in NC’s Lake Norman

A convertible crashed into North Carolina’s Lake Norman and sank, leading to a dramatic rescue by a retired New York City police officer, according to Mooresville Fire-Rescue. It happened around … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

When will we have to adjust our clocks for daylight savings time? What to know as fall arrives

Fall is approaching, which means daylight saving time is almost over and it won’t be long before you have to set your clock back an hour. Most of the U.S. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Driver dies in fiery York County, SC crash near NC line, troopers say

A driver died Wednesday afternoon in a fiery crash in South Carolina near the North Carolina state line, officials said. The wreck happened around 1:45 p.m. on a road between … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC woman craved potato chips and scored a top lottery prize, officials say

A North Carolina woman craving potato chips stopped at a convenience store and returned home with a whole lot more after deciding to buy a $25 scratch-off ticket, N.C. lottery … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Staying in Charlotte for the Presidents Cup? What renting a property will cost you

The Presidents Cup is underway in Charlotte, bringing to the area golf fans from all over the world. And the event, which begins Thursday, is also expected to be a … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Roaring noise’ erupts as workers cut gas line, closing a major Lake Norman road

A “roaring noise” erupted after a construction crew cut a natural gas line, closing a major Lake Norman road Tuesday afternoon. Cornelius Police closed Westmoreland Road between West Catawba Avenue … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC school board members say they want book ban transparency. Parents are skeptical.

Cabarrus County school board members say they want a more functional and transparent process when it comes to concerns over books that include questionable reading material for students. But with … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

One of the NC State Fair’s must-see events is a no-go as ‘legendary’ pig racer retires

For fans of the racing pigs at the North Carolina State Fair, the following news may seem like hogwash: the pigs will not be racing this fall. The North Carolina … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Wendell White, who led Charlotte into the ‘big leagues’ as city’s longtime manager, dies

Former Charlotte City Manager Wendell White, who helped lead the city through a pivotal period of growth, change and modernization, died Thursday near Wrightsville Beach. White was 90. Charlotte’s council-manager … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Thousands in Charlotte are without electricity after I-77 crash downs power lines

Thousands of Duke Energy customers in south Charlotte are currently without power Monday morning after a vehicle crashed into company equipment late Sunday night. The accident on I-77 caused several … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Interstate 77 reopens after downed power lines closed highway in Charlotte, NCDOT says

All lanes of Interstate 77 between Tyvola and Woodlawn roads exits have reopened in south Charlotte, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Traffic was moving by 9 a.m., … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Carowinds closes early Saturday night due to ‘unruly behavior’ and gun rumors

Carowinds closed early Saturday night during its annual SCarowinds event after confusion over fears of a shooting inside the amusement park, officials said. Despite rumors that shots were fired, Carowinds … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

This is how the Carolinas are set to dodge the latest tropical storm threat, Fiona

The Carolinas will likely dodge Fiona, the latest major tropical storm threat in the Atlantic, a National Weather Service meteorologist said Saturday night, explaining the atmospheric reasons why. A couple … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Driver sentenced for shooting Charlotte dad 12 times as he walked with 3-year-old child

It wasn’t enough for Jamario Clinton to fire shots from his car at a Charlotte dad walking his 3-year-old daughter home from a park last year, prosecutors said Friday. Clinton … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

1 killed in crash on Interstate 77 in Charlotte on Saturday, Medic says

A person died in a crash early Saturday on Interstate 77 northbound near Sunset Road exit 16 in north Charlotte, Medic reported. The wreck closed a lane of the highway … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

How to attend the 2022 Presidents Cup in Charlotte and where to park at Quail Hollow

The city of Charlotte is preparing to host the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club where an estimated 200,000 are expected to be at or around the golf event. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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