Category: Local News

CMS superintendent wish list: What do Charlotte nonprofits want in next education leader?

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ next permanent superintendent should be visible, a strong communicator, listen and commit to...

ESF Donors list 12 6

The Charlotte Observer has sponsored the Empty Stocking Fund since about 1920. All of the...

Dunlap says he’ll lead with fairness as he’s named Mecklenburg County chairman again

George Dunlap will serve a third term as chair of the Mecklenburg County Board of...

New Carolina tradition starts at iconic beach pier. Families drive hours to see it.

A new Carolina tradition has sprouted on a coastal beach. The Christmas trees for sale...

2 children found dead in a North Carolina house fire on Saturday, authorities say

Two children died in a fire in a Salisbury home early Saturday, authorities said. An...

NC police officer charged with driving while impaired has resigned, officials say

A Salisbury Police officer resigned from the force after the State Highway Patrol arrested him...

NC city becomes butt of jokes over its penis-shaped Christmas parade route

A city in the North Carolina mountains is taking the social media wisecracks in stride...

‘She brought me luck.’ NC mom scores Powerball prize hours after giving birth

Mere hours after going into labor and giving birth to her daughter, Brenda Gomez Hernandez...

WBTV helicopter pilot Chip Tayag ‘sought to serve and help others,’ priest says

His bedrocks in life were faith and family. Mix in a quick wit and sense...

SC teens accused of death over Instagram access. Can social media influence actions?

Four South Carolina teens are charged with murder after they allegedly plotted the shooting death...

CMS’ achievement gaps are growing. Community leaders launch new effort to help

Community and business leaders on Tuesday announced Tutor Charlotte to help increase the number of...

Watch live: WBTV helicopter pilot Chip Tayag’s memorial services

Watch the livestream memorial service for Chip Tayag, the pilot of the WBTV Sky3 helicopter...

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