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CVS Selects Charlotte For New CVS Express Curbside Pickup
CVS-Express-exteriorCVS Health (NYSE: CVS) has announced the launch of CVS Express in Charlotte, one of the first cities in the nation to have this new service. As part of its commitment to bring digital innovation to its customers, CVS Pharmacy has introduced CVS Express, a curbside pickup service available to shoppers through the CVS Pharmacy App.

Knight Cities Challenge Awards $5 Million for Ideas to Make Charlotte More Su...
knight-citiesThe John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced that 37 innovative projects will share $5 million as winners of the Knight Cities Challenge. Each of the ideas centers on helping cities attract and keep talented people, expand economic opportunities and create a culture of civic engagement. The challenge attracted more than 4,500 ideas

Charlotte Premium Outlets to Debut Inaugural ‘Movies Under the Stars’ Event M...
CharlottePremiumOutletsFREE family fun at Steele Creek’s newest upscale Premium Outlet center Warm weather is here to stay, which means FREE outdoor family entertainment is set to sound off and shine on the big screen at Charlotte Premium Outlets! On Saturday, May 14, guests can celebrate the start of summer with a feature film and family-friendly

Concord Mills Unveils Plans for Major Interior Transformation
ConcordMills-NewDesignSimon (NYSE:SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced April 6 that it will implement a dramatic interior makeover to Concord Mills, North Carolina’s largest family destination for value retail shopping, dining and entertainment. Home to more than 200 stores, Concord Mills has a reputation for providing an idyllic mix of sought-after brands, in addition

Fire Chief and City Manager Issue Statements Regarding Release of Confidentia...
charlotte-fire-department-logoPlease see the below statements from Fire Chief Jon Hannan and City Manager Ron Carlee.    Statement from Fire Chief Jon Hannan I am very proud to have had the opportunity to serve the City of Charlotte and Charlotte Fire Department for the past 37 years, and humbled by being permitted to serve as the

Some 600 Realtor® Volunteers Serve Area In Realtors® Care Day
RealtorsCareDaySome 600 Realtors® – armed with muscle power and enthusiasm – will be out in force across Mecklenburg and Iredell counties on Friday, April 22 in a multi-pronged volunteer effort to help individual homeowners with critical exterior repairs, lead the initial phase of a neighborhood rehab blitz, refurbish a community garden, and provide much-needed repairs

Charlotte Clergy Stand Against HB2, Vow To Overturn Law
charlotte-clergy-coalition-logoAn interfaith coalition of 68 Charlotte-Mecklenburg area clergy members is committed to overturning HB2. “We are morally outraged about this rarely used political maneuver by the State Senate and House to bypass the will of Charlotte’s City Council; however, we are even more disturbed about the fact that this effort denies entire segments of the population their due

Fire On East Blvd. April 1
Fire-EastBlvdA dozen firetrucks descended on 1315 East Blvd. Friday afternoon, April 1, as smoke poured from the rooftop. Early indications are that the fire occurred in the exhaust stack of 131 Main Restaurant, which is located on the ground floor of the building. But as of 5:30 p.m. no official word was available from the

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina to Benefit from Walmart’s “Fight Hunger...
hunger-food-line-truck_129823500977456844 (1)This week, Walmart launched its “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, a nationwide initiative calling on the public to take action in the fight against hunger. The Feeding America nationwide network of 200 food banks, of which Second Harvest is a member, stands to benefit from up to $3 million in potential Walmart donations based on

Charlotte Partners With Waze Connected Citizens Program
waze-logoThe City of Charlotte is pleased to partner with Waze, the free navigation app designed to share publicly-available traffic information. Charlotte is one of seven new Southeast U.S. municipalities to join a data-sharing partnership with Waze. “As the city continues to grow, we are always looking for new ways to provide commuters with the most

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Clean-up underway after 25 gallons of hydraulic fluid spills on I-77 SB
Clean-up is still underway after 25 gallons of hydraulic fluid spilled onto I-77 SB.

The accident happened at I-77 S...

Deputies investigating after man shot in stomach at Salisbury home
The Rowan County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting where a man was shot in the stomach.

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Flooding on Independence Blvd. creates frustrated drivers
On Tuesday night traffic was flowing again on Independence Boulevard. Tuesday morning's flooding was just the latest ...

Peanut therapy helping kids with severe allergies
Evan LeMoine and Rohan Deshpande are just like any other fourth graders. "Mostly I just play on my iPad and watch a f...

"Musical Minds" program coming to 5 Title CMS Schools
An innovative after-school program is coming to five Title CMS schools. Musical Minds NC is a free holistic program a...

North Carolina man bitten by "pet" cobra
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- An Orange County man is being treated in a Chapel Hill hospital after he was bitten by a co...

Iron Man, Batman and the Hulk visit Levine Children's Hospital
It's a bird, it's a plane! It's actually four guys who are doing some good in the Charlotte community. Iron Man, Batm...

Firefighter's tragic death prompts questions about training and equipment
What kind of training does it take to be a firefighter?"An average fire, you're going to see temperatures in excess o...

Roads flooding, storms still brewing
There was more headaches this week along Independence Boulevard. This time is was caused by Mother Nature, standing w...

NC man sentenced to life in prison for operating violent, extensive sex traff...
A North Carolina man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for operating an extensive sex trafficking enterprise.Of...

Woman banned for 5 years from Carowinds
A Winston-Salem woman has been banned from a popular amusement park all because of a cell phone.According to the York...

Safety recall on Gaston Co. EMS ambulances
Gaston County EMS has been advised of a safety recall that could affect their ambulances.

Gaston County Fleet Mainte...

Investigators looking for witnesses to fire that killed Pineville firefighter
The Mecklenburg Fire Marshal's Office is requesting the public's help in identifying person(s) who may be able to hel...

Police searching for armed robbery suspect at Gastonia convenience store
Gastonia Police are searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery at Ray's Mini Mart early Tuesday afternoon.
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Door-to-door meat salesman arrested after aggressive sell to elderly woman
A Greensboro man has been charged with attempting to financially exploit an 87-year-old Kannapolis woman, according t...

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Multiple people break into home, shoot man in Rowan County
The shooting happened around 5:30 a.m.at a home in the 1000 block of Glock Court.

Trump shifts to new campaign phase, dismisses GOP critics
Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nomination virtually in hand, is signaling a new phase of his outsider campaign, s...

Rape suspect arrested at UNC-Charlotte appears in court
Rameez Khizer, from New Jersey, was arrested over the weekend. Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office records show that ...

Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
Detroit schools reopened Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the f...

Charlotte Chamber members head to Raleigh to meet with lawmakers
Members of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce will be in Raleigh today to attend a conference and to walk the halls of...

School board to hold meeting to discuss consolidation
The Rowan-Salisbury School Board has called a meeting for Thursday to discuss the controversial proposal for school c...

Hydraulic fluid in road closes I-77 ramp in uptown
NCDOT announced the road closure around 7: 30 a.m.

Popular book sale at Rowan Public Library starts Friday
If you like books, audiobooks, or movies and love a bargain, you won't want to miss the Rowan Public Library Annual B...

10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked ab...

Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools
The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bull...

EMS vehicles in Mecklenburg, Gaston counties need airbag recalls
EMS vehicles in both Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties are off of the streets right now due to Takata air bag recalls.

Obama visiting Flint for first time since water crisis began
President Barack Obama is set to meet with residents of Flint, Michigan, to hear how they're managing after lead from...