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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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CMS names Jordan Todd 2016 Teacher of the Year
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has named Jordan Todd of Walter G. Byers School its 2016 Teacher of the Year.The ceremo...

Recall affecting emergency services in Gaston County
The largest recall in U.S. history is now affecting emergency services in Gaston County. EMS told FOX 46 Charlotte tw...

Procession route released for fallen firefighter memorial service Saturday
The procession route for the memorial service to honor a fallen firefighter has been released.It just so happens that...

Photo of getaway car released in CVS robbery
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has released new information on two robbery suspects. Officers released p...

CMPD search for suspects after man shot in leg
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a young man suffered a non-life threatening injury after being shot ...

York Police chief "shocked" at decision to give ISIS teen parole
Calling it a "terrible" decision, York Police Chief Andy Robinson told FOX 46 News on Wednesday he was shocked and fr...

U.S. Government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
RALEIGH, N.C. - A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights protections a...

Shelby teen dies after crashing into tree
High school senior Elizabeth Drum died after losing control of her car and crashing into a tree Tuesday afternoon. ...

Mysterious graffiti tag in South End costs businesses hundreds of dollars
A mysterious graffiti tag popped up in the South End and is costing business hundreds of dollars. It's also raising q...

CMPD investigating double shooting in North Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police responded to two separate shootings within ten minutes of each other.

Officers responde...

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.

Of...

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...

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PHOTOS: Superheroes wash Levine Children's Hospital windows
Instead of window washers, superheroes showed up at Levine Children's Hospital on Tuesday to surprise the children st...

Lawmakers, organizations react after federal government says HB2 violates civ...
The Obama Administration agency on Wednesday put North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on notice that that state officials ...

Trump's open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP
Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cement...

Obama tells Flint residents, 'I've got your back'
Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on l...

US government: North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
A North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights laws and can't be enforced, th...

Shooting at TX trucking company leaves gunman and co-worker dead
A gunman described as "disgruntled" turned the gun on himself after killing a former co-worker and injuring two other...

Warrants: CMS students accused in beating caused severe injuries
Christalsia Harris, 18, Kara Gordon, 17, Jonathan Murphy, 18, and Marquis Hartage, 18, are all charged with assault i...

North Carolina expected to be battleground state for 2016 election
While South Carolina is likely to lean Republican, Huffmon called North Carolina critical to both campaigns.

US Justice Department: HB2 violates federal Civil Rights Act
The department gave state officials until Monday to address the situation “by confirming that the State will not comp...

John Kasich officially drops out of presidential race
Kasich served in the House of Representatives from 1983 to 2001 and was elected governor of Ohio in 2011. Ohio was th...

Air bag recall doubles in size, taxes overloaded industry
Prodded by the U.S. government, Takata agreed Wednesday to add up to 40 million air bag inflators to an already massi...

High school senior killed in Shelby crash
Troopers say 18-year-old Elizabeth Drum, a high school student in Shelby, hydroplaned before running off the road sou...