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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 (www.Instacart.com), 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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South Carolina Gov. signs 20-week abortion ban
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks bey...

First Responders BBQ to be held in memory of fallen Pineville firefighter
A First Responders BBQ will be held this weekend in memory of the fallen Pineville firefighter, Richard Sheltra. The ...

Eleven states sue over Obama administration's transgender directive
Texas and 10 other states filed suit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public sch...

Report: Charlotte man charged after biting neighbor's nose off
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged a man for aggravated assault after reportedly biting another man's nose off.

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CMPD investigating double shooting in east Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after two people were shot in east Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.

A m...

SWAT standoff in north Charlotte involving veteran
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were called out to a SWAT situation in north Charlotte Wednesday morning.

Officers resp...

Mother charged in death of 4-day-old infant in Alexander County
An Alexander County woman has been charged with second-degree murder of her 4-day-old infant, according to the Alexan...

Revised completion date proposed for Independence Blvd. construction
Construction on Independence Boulevard has a revised completion date of summer 2017 after the initial completion date...

CMPD investigating suspicious death in east Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a suspicious death in east Charlotte.

Officers responded to the 6000 ...

Home invasion leads to death of Salisbury woman
Salisbury police are investigating a home invasion which left a woman dead in Salisbury Tuesday night.Officers were c...

Charlotte neighborhood feels forgotten as pothole, trash neglected
In one local neighborhood pesky potholes and stacked up trash are the least of the concerns for people who call the a...

CMPD: 18-year-old injured in Uptown Charlotte stabbing
An 18-year-old has been transported to CMC-Main following a stabbing incident in Uptown. The incident happened at 9:3...

Plaza Midwood residents say no to cul-de-sac subdivision in their neighborhood
People in Plaza Midwood are taking action and trying to stop a developer's plan to put a cul-de-sac subdivision, wher...

New principal named at Independence High School
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved the appointment of David L. Legrand as principal of Independenc...

Chamber: Let cities deside LGBT protections
The battle over House Bill 2 now has the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce saying 'enough'. During a meeting Tuesday, the...

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Gov. Nikki Haley signs SC abortion bill into law
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has quietly signed a bill into law that bans most abortions after 19 weeks beyond fer...

Records show McCrory's frequent use of state plane to fly home
The records show McCrory frequently uses state airplanes to get between Raleigh and his home in Charlotte or the Gove...

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines
The Transportation Security Administration will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airp...

11 states sue US government over transgender bathroom policy
Eleven states are suing the government over the transgender bathroom directive.

Clean water solution could be on tap for families with contaminated wells
DEQ says it is working with Duke Energy to find a permanent alternative water supply for the 240 households with wate...

Little-known extremist cleric chosen to lead Afghan Taliban
A little-known extremist cleric was chosen Wednesday to be the new leader of the Afghan Taliban, just days after a U....

Woman killed, another person injured in Salisbury home invasion
One person is dead and one other injured after a home invasion and robbery in Salisbury.

Alexander County mother charged in death of 4-day-old child
On Tuesday morning, the 4-day-old baby was found unresponsive in a home in the Wittenburg Community. The newborn was ...

VIDEO: Charlotte teen's bottle flip sends internet into frenzy
It's the bottle flip that caused the internet to lose its mind.

Moped driver dies after colliding with tractor-trailer in Boone
Boone police say were called to the crash around 11:37 a.m. on East King Street at NC Highway 194, where the moped an...

SWAT situation underway in north Charlotte
It happened around 11 a.m. in the 4500 block of Hamilton Circle.

First graders offer adorable advice to Class of 2016
We decided to go to our favorite class of first graders at Invest Collegiate Charter School to ask the kids there wha...