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CMS names 11 schools to take students who opt out of long-struggling schools

CMS names 11 schools to take students who opt out of long-struggling schools

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In a first public glimpse at details of a new transfer-out option, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on...


Gov Cooper announces teacher pay plan

Gov Cooper announces teacher pay plan

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Plan wound increase average pay 10 percent over next two years...


Faculty cite concerns about legislature, board to UNC accreditor

Faculty cite concerns about legislature, board to UNC accreditor

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A UNC system faculty group has told a major higher education accrediting body that actions by North...


Kevin Olsen leaving jail in Charlotte

Kevin Olsen leaving jail in Charlotte

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Kevin Olsen walks out of the Mecklenburg County jail with his father Monday afternoon....


Harry Jones, Sr. funeral

Harry Jones, Sr. funeral

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Hundreds of people gathered at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church to honor Jones the former Mecklenburg...


Student achievements: South Charlotte Feb. 20, 2017

Student achievements: South Charlotte Feb. 20, 2017

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Charlotte Christian School National Merit Scholarship: Seniors Abby Yoh and Patrick Girard have advanced...


Former Mecklenburg manager Harry Jones remembered for service, faith journey

Former Mecklenburg manager Harry Jones remembered for service, faith journey

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Friends, colleagues and family members of former Mecklenburg County manager Harry Jones said goodbye...


Up to 100 people brawl at Rock Hill nightclub and one charged, police say

Up to 100 people brawl at Rock Hill nightclub and one charged, police say

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Deputies saw as many as 100 people brawling in the parking lot of a Rock Hill night club early Saturday...


Ballantyne residents seek answers on roads, schools

Ballantyne residents seek answers on roads, schools

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Issues of roads, schools and elected representation drew several hundred people to the Ballantyne Breakfast...


Gov. Roy Coopers budget to include 5% average teacher pay raises

Gov. Roy Coopers budget to include 5% average teacher pay raises

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Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday that his budget will call for 5 percent teacher raises on average this...


Say cheese! Check funny expressions of NCs candid camera for animals

Say cheese! Check funny expressions of NCs candid camera for animals

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Do you ever wonder what’s lurking in your yard at night? Answering that question is at the root...


OMB to invest $10M on Cornelius expansion to include brauhaus, biergarten

OMB to invest $10M on Cornelius expansion to include brauhaus, biergarten

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The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery is expanding its footprint with a Cornelius location. The Charlotte brewery...


York County mom found asleep in running car with baby charged with drugs, police say

York County mom found asleep in running car with baby charged with drugs, police say

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A York County woman was arrested Saturday after officers found drugs in her car and her 3-week-old son...


Wanted man left 2 dogs in running car while drinking at Rock Hill bar, police say

Wanted man left 2 dogs in running car while drinking at Rock Hill bar, police say

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A York County man wanted by Fort Mill police was arrested Saturday after he left two dogs in his running...


Girl Scout program lets buyers choose to give cookies to local heroes and military

Girl Scout program lets buyers choose to give cookies to local heroes and military

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In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, the Girl Scouts Hornets’ Nest Council h...


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