‘With heavy hearts.’ Beloved Price’s Chicken Coop in South End says it’s closing soon

Price’s Chicken Coop, the iconic cash-only, walk-up Southern fried chicken joint in South End, is closing its doors, the restaurant announced Thursday morning. “It is with heavy hearts that The … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Lack of arrests a year after deadly Juneteenth shooting is ‘frustrating,’ CMPD chief says

Charlotte is days away from the first anniversary of a mass shooting along Beatties Ford Road that claimed four lives, and while developments have emerged, no arrests have been made … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Charlotte Republican pitches new LGBTQ protections, first since HB2

As Charlotte looks to expand its nondiscrimination ordinance, a draft from a Republican council member is the first public proposal on the table. The proposal from City Council member Tariq … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘We did it’: NC man won big in the lottery. His late wife was there ‘in spirit’

A North Carolina man promised his wife that one day he’d hit it big in the lottery, state lottery officials said Wednesday. “We played the lottery together,” he told lottery … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘Keep those voices heard’: Sabor restaurants will display local artwork

A new program at one of Charlotte’s fast-casual favorites will commission local artists to create for the restaurant spaces and stimulate arts advocacy programs out in the community. Raydal Hospitality, … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pop-up trails give mountain bikers — beginners, too — a course close to uptown

Visitors to Cordelia Park this week may notice something different about one of the hills near the greenway. A small pavilion now sits at the top of the hill, overlooking … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Billboard inspection near I-85 leads to body in ravine near Blackburg, SC coroner says

A body was discovered Tuesday afternoon during a billboard inspection along Interstate 85 near Blacksburg, South Carolina, according to Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler. The victim has been identified as … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Charlotte-area middle schooler reaches semifinals at Scripps National Spelling Bee

A 14-year-old from the Charlotte area has advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee following his success in the competition Tuesday afternoon. Sreethan Gajula of Waxhaw successfully … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

De-escalation tactics help resolve recent spate of armed standoffs, CMPD says

SWAT teams responded to a number of “highly dangerous calls” this month because of armed individuals barricading themselves inside homes, but each incident ended peacefully, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. “Things get … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Call to northeast Charlotte home leads CMPD to man fatally shot multiple times

A man has died after being found with multiple gunshot wounds in a northeast Charlotte neighborhood, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The victim’s identity has not been released. Investigators say it … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

3 Charlotte-area spellers aim for victory at Scripps National Spelling Bee quarterfinals

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y. Language of origin: Latin. Definition: what three Charlotte-area students will be vying for during the Scripps National Spelling Bee beginning on Tuesday. Rishidharan Jayakumar, 12, and Sreethan Gajula, 14, … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

In CMS, students want active role in how schools teach about racism

Charlotte flash briefing player embed – use this Catherine Tiddy watched Black Lives Matter protests unfold across the country last summer and says she searched for ways she could contribute … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Altercation in NC mall’s parking lot near Charlotte preceded shooting, police say

Charlotte flash briefing player embed – use this Concord police said late Sunday that an afternoon altercation in the parking lot outside of the AMC 24 movie theater in Concord … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

So your dog had an unfortunate encounter with a copperhead? Here’s what to do.

It wouldn’t be summer in North Carolina if we weren’t talking about copperheads. The state’s unofficial summer mascot is out there everyday, doing its snaky thing: luxuriating in our warm, … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Carowinds is open for summer fun, but COVID has caused changes. Here’s what to know.

Carowinds is back for the 2021 season, with its waterpark opening this weekend — but some things have changed. Due to the pandemic, Carowinds has placed restrictions on how and … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC plantation: No apology, slams mayor and other critics of Juneteenth event promo

Historic Latta Plantation refused to apologize Saturday for a controversial program whose racist Juneteenth event description promised to tell the story of “white refugees” and defeated Confederate soldiers. In a … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC school district defies state’s face mask requirement. Will others join?

A North Carolina school district is defying the state’s COVID-19 health requirements that face masks must still be worn inside schools. The Harnett County school board voted 4-1 this week … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC just launched a lottery for people getting COVID vaccine. But do incentives work?

North Carolina is joining over a dozen other states offering residents cash and other rewards in exchange for getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a Summer Cash … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

‘In the Heights’ free Charlotte screenings set for Sunday. Here’s how to get tickets.

Cine Casual, Hispanic Federation and Reel Out Charlotte will host two free screenings of “In the Heights” on Sunday. Screenings are scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and 5:35 p.m. at Grand … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Most Charlotte-area counties are far from reaching Biden’s COVID vaccination target

Some Charlotte-area counties are lagging far behind reaching President Joe Biden’s 70% vaccination goal by July 4. In fact, those local health departments do not have their own county-specific immunization … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Former airline worker’s trip to Cancun ends midflight over trespassing charge at CLT

A former airline employee didn’t get the chance to feel the sand of a Mexican beach in between his toes. Police arrested him Tuesday after his flight was diverted back … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Two teens arrested in connection with break in at home of former Panther Thomas Davis

The Union County Sheriff’s Office says it has arrested two juveniles in connection with a break in and car theft at the home of former Carolina Panther Thomas Davis Sr. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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