How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

Early voting started Thursday and one of the most-watched races in the nation is being contested in Charlotte and the region. Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger seeks a fourth term representing the 9th District, which runs from southeast Charlotte eastward to Fayetteville. He faces two Republican opponents in the primary,…

Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

TROUTMAN, NC — A tree fell on a wagon carrying 50 people at Zootastic Park in Iredell County, county officials said. Iredell County Emergency Communications Supervisor Jody Sherrill said one person with serious injuries was flown by helicopter and two others were taken by ambulance to hospitals. Sherrill said the…

Interluxe to Offer Spectacular Charlotte Estate through Online Auction

Custom built in 2008 and extensively updated with brand new construction that has never been occupied, the manor makes a grand impression as soon as you drive through the gates of the 1.5± acre property. Soaring spaces, exquisite millwork and deluxe finishes add sophisticated style to modern comforts. The estate…

Charlotte’s new light rail extension connects students and citizens to their city

Buy PhotosCharlotte light rail’s 9th street station. Photo courtesy of Charlotte City Council member Greg Phipps. Charlotte’s new light rail extension opened March 16, and UNC Charlotte students are excited to be connected with uptown entertainment and internships. Charlotte City Councilman Greg Phipps said the light rail was very popular…

Missing Virginia Girl, Father Could Be In Charlotte Area: CMPD

CHARLOTTE, NC — A two-year-old girl from Richmond, Virginia is missing and believed to be with her father, possibly in the Charlotte area, according to the Richmond Police Department, which is asking for the public’s help in locating the pair. Te’Myah Plummer and her father, Travis Plummer, have not been…

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NC State prepares for first March Madness with Kevin Keatts

Kevin Keatts looks on in Wichita at the NC State practice ahead of their game tomorrow. (Photo: WTVD) WICHITA, KS (GoPack.com) – The NC State men’s basketball team opens play in the NCAA Tournament Thursday when it faces eighth-seed Seton Hall at 4:30 p.m. ET in a first round game…

High Wind Warning For Parts Of NC Friday

CHARLOTTE, NC — High winds are expected in North Carolina Friday, as national forecasters warn that damaging winds could be felt across much of the western end of the state. A high wind advisory is in effect for the Charlotte metro region, including Mecklenburg, Iredell counties, on March 2 until…