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Charlotte To Install First Rapid-Charge Electric Vehicle Charging Station
ElectricVehicleChargingStation-CLTIn partnership with Nissan Motors and Brightfields Transportation Solutions, the City of Charlotte’s Thomas Avenue parking lot located off Central Avenue will house the City’s first rapid charge electric vehicle charging station effective June 9. Aimed at preparing Charlotte for the future influx of electric vehicles, this partnership helps create a sustainable alternative fuel network, say City […]

Portrait Innovations Brings First-Ever 3D Portrait Technology to Charlotte St...
3D-portraitPortrait Innovations is announcing a new technology that allows customers to create full-body 3D replicas of themselves or their loved ones. As the only portrait studio in North Carolina with these capabilities, Portrait Innovations uses state-of-the-art photography and 3D printing technology to produce stunningly detailed, lifelike collectibles that people can cherish and display forever. The chance […]

Belk Selects 4 Young Women As Southern Designer Showcase Winners
BelkShowcaseWinners2016-820pxBelk has selected four winners of its 2016 Southern Designer Showcase, an annual competition dedicated to finding new talent who will contribute to Modern. Southern. Style. Selected from a group of 18 finalists, the winners were announced during an event at Belk’s corporate headquarters following the finalist presentations to showcase their work. The following winners […]

Concord Mills Reveals Top Four Accessory Trends For Spring 
ConcordMills-Metallic-trendsWarmer weather is here stay, which means it’s time to wave goodbye to winter wear and reimagine those wardrobes for spring! To help savvy shoppers update their season staples with the latest looks from runway shows to celebrity icons, style experts from Concord Mills have released four accessory must-haves to take any outfit to the […]

Charlotte Area Home Sales Up 3.1% In April
belmont-charlotte-houseThe Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association reports that CarolinaMLS April home sales rose 3.1 percent, with 3,613 properties sold in April 2016 compared to 3,503 properties sold in April 2015.  Sales are up 11 percent compared to March 2016. The average sales price ($251,284) increased 5.9 percent compared to the average sales price in April 2015 ($237,222).  The […]

Instacart Launches One-Hour Grocery Delivery Service in Charlotte, N.C.
instacart-logoInstacart (, the fast-growing retail delivery service whose personal shoppers hand pick and deliver items from trusted local stores, announced today its first expansion into North Carolina.  As of today, Charlotte, N.C.  residents can order from Whole Foods Market, Food Lion, Harris Teeter Supermarket, Costco, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Publix, and have their groceries delivered […]

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 […]

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York holds early Memorial Day ceremony to honor fallen soldiers
A 21-gun salute, "Taps" and flag raising ceremony are common ways to honor American lives lost in battle. On Sunday, ...

Police: Rock Hill mom leaves kids in car to go shopping
A Rock Hill mom has been arrested after police said she left her three children unattended in the car while she went ...

Police: One-year-old dies in Lincolnton wreck
Lincolnton PD is continuing to investigate after a one-year-old died in a car crash on Friday.

Officers responded to...

All lanes open on 321 near Lincolnton after truck overturns
Crews are cleaning up after a truck overturned on 321 north near Lincolnton.

The truck has been towed away. All sout...

911 CALLS: School bus crashes into home in southeast Charlotte
A school bus ran off the road down a 30 foot embankment into the deck of a home in southeast Charlotte Tuesday mornin...

CMPD investigating overnight shooting in east Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating are a shooting in east Charlotte.

Just before 3:00 a.m. one person wa...

GETTING RESULTS: An easier road for Veterans
The VFW of Indian Trail is getting a makeover -- a new road.The private road leading to the center, VFW Lane, is full...

Police: Man charged with murder in north Charlotte fatal shooting
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police have charged Michael Kevin Duncan for the murder of Darian Lavon Curry.

The shooting ha...

3 people injured after boat explodes on Lake Norman
Five people were on board a boat when it exploded in Lake Norman around 6:00 p.m. Monday evening.

One female was air...

Trash and treasures left behind at Charlotte Motor Speedway after May races
The race is on to clean up the Charlotte Motor Speedway after the big May races over the past two weekends.Thousands ...

White House returns to normal operations after lockdown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Secret Service says the White House has returned to normal operations after being placed on loc...

Food Lion co-founder Ketner dies at age 95
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The co-founder of the Food Lion grocery store chain has died.Food Lion said in a news release ...

Former First Union CEO Cliff Cameron dies at age 96
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A man credited with building Charlotte's reputation as a banking hub before joining Gov. Jim M...

Outside grilling cause of Charlotte house fire
The Charlotte Fire Investigation Task Force has determined that a local house fire was accidental due to outside gril...

Police: 4 arrested after rash of vehicle break-ins
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they've arrested four people in connection to a rash of vehicle break-ins Sunday nig...

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911 calls released after bus crashes into home, injuring 14 students, driver
The Charlotte Fire Department says it happened around 9 a.m. on Briardale Drive at Brook Canyon Drove, just off of W ...

Traffic challenges near new Lake Norman beach
Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation director Jim Garges said the traffic issues were anticipated and managed well...

Swollen river feeds flooding near Houston as residents flee
Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding Tuesday along a river that had rea...

6 killed, dozens wounded over bloody Chicago holiday weekend
Chicago began the unofficial start of summer over Memorial Day weekend with dozens of shootings that killed six peopl...

Kayakers call 911 for help after trip gets too dark
Four people has to be pulled from the water in Rock Hill after officials say it became too dark and the kayakers ran ...

1-year-old girl killed in Lincoln County crash
Officials said the young girl was riding in a 2006 Chevy Equinox with her mother and father when they began to pull o...

Six charged in Lincoln County armed robbery
Six people were arrested in an armed robbery case in Lincolnton. 

Questions raised over Alma Adams' claim she moved to Charlotte
Despite Adam’s claim of moving to Charlotte, On Your Side Investigates has found she still spends nights at the home ...

Man wanted in Kannapolis bank robbery
Cabarrus Area Crime Stoppers says the man robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on North Cannon Boulevard in Kannapolis.

Correctional facility nurse accused of having sexual relationship with inmate
Christine Lawton Grayson, 60 of Hickory, is charged with three counts of sexual act by custodian at a correctional fa...

Ralph Ketner left a lasting legacy
It's clear from the reaction to his passing that Ralph Ketner's legacy will survive for a long time to come.

Boat catches fire on Lake Norman
The Huntersville Fire Department says it happened around noon on Lake Norman at the mouth to Ramsey Creek.