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Lin McDowell
May 24, 2017 - 5:57 am
The Town of Matthews will hold a 30-day public comment period from May 25 to June 25 on the future extension alignment for Independence Pointe Parkway between its current end near Matthews-Mint Hill Road to a future terminus point beyond I-485. The purpose of this comment period is to hear concerns...
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Lin McDowell
May 24, 2017 - 5:35 am
The events in Manchester, England have raised concerns about safety leading up to the Coca Cola 600. As fans continue to pour into Charlotte for Speed Street, there is heightened security to be sure everyone remains safe. Samantha North, who's been coming to Charlotte for twenty years all the way...
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May 22, 2017 - 6:52 am
19 year old Kadalhia Denise Johnson was driving a 2009 Mercury Milan on University City Boulevard, when she hit and killed a pedestrian near the intersection of W.T. Harris Boulevard. The accident occurred around 10 p.m. Saturday night. The identity of the victim has not been released. CMPD says...
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Jim Barroll
May 22, 2017 - 6:07 am
It's a church that has been around for over two and a half centuries. But as Charlotte Douglas International airport has expanded, it's squeezing out nearby Steele Creek Presbyterian Church. On Sunday, in a congregational vote of 94 - 43, members of the church gave the go-ahead for church...
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Dreamstime
May 20, 2017 - 12:21 pm
Two people were injured when they crashed into a retaining wall at a east Charlotte car dealership Saturday morning. The wreck occurred around 2:20 a.m. when a man was driving inbound on East Independence Boulevard when he drove off the roadway and hit a wall at the Queen City Auto Sales car...
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Lin McDowell
May 20, 2017 - 11:45 am
"10 Days of NASCAR Thunder" is officially underway at Charlotte Motor Speedway through the week leading up to the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday. The "10 Days of NASCAR Thunder" started with the Monster Energy All-Star race this past weekend and speedway officials are expecting thousands to attend, many...
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Scott Fitzgerald
May 19, 2017 - 10:12 am
Scott Fitzgerald is on location in Fort Mill for Hometown Tour and sits down with the owner of Puckerbutt Pepper Company, Ed Currie
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May 16, 2017 - 6:27 am
A staff member was hurt after trying to break up a fight between students in the hallway of East Mecklenburg High School in an incident that was captured on school video. According to Principal Rick Parker, the injury to the staff member was not serious. He added that a 15 year old female student...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 8:59 am
37 year old Victor Garcia, 36 year old Manuel Ocampa, 35 year old Marcial Rodriguez, and 44 year old Rogelio Calderas are all facing charges of animal cruelty. They were arrested at a residence in the 600 block of Geneva Road in Rockwell Saturday afternoon after animal control officers found 15...
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