The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board voted unanimously Tuesday to ask state legislators for a chance to create its own teacher tenure plan.Click to Continue »
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Former Aviation Director Jerry Orr says his proposal did include tables on parking rate increases. His projections called for about the same increases as the ones that Brent Cagle, Orr?s…Click to Continue »
Shelby native Mark Byers, 53, had been climbing for four decades. He?s remembered as a skilled climber who didn?t take risks, and a family man.Click to Continue »
A community meeting on coal ash stored at Mountain Island Lake turned into a grilling Monday of state legislators over their response to Duke Energy?s spill on the Dan River…Click to Continue »
A year before launching his Republican U.S. Senate campaign, Greg Brannon urged people not to vote for the party?s presidential nominee, saying a vote for Mitt Romney would ?advance tyranny.?Click to Continue »
Union County parents intend to proceed with a lawsuit to try to stop the school district’s plans for redistricting, despite the sudden death on Sunday of a school board member.
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to honor Leroy “Pop” Miller, an educator who helped Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools navigate the turbulent period of desegregation.
John Crowder, 77, had introduced controversial motion for redistricting last week…Click to Continue »
State charter officials will discuss Monday whether to stop paying for the deeply indebted StudentFirst Academy or let the board keep trying to save the Charlotte charter school that foundered…Click to Continue »
Duke?s Jabari Parker scored 30 points and the defense clamped down on North Carolina for most of the game for an 93-81 Blue Devil win over the Tar Heels at…Click to Continue »
?We have a gentleman back here who wants to go to Cuba. He says he?s prepared to blow up the airplane.?Click to Continue »
Despite a horrendous roll out ? with the federal marketplace website malfunctioning for almost two months ? about 4 million people nationwide had signed up by the first of February.Click to Continue »
Ratings of teacher effectiveness and student growth have been used internally for years. Now parents can see for themselves how effective individual schools are at helping students advance.Click to Continue »
Their house and their possessions are gone, but the Spanos find they have much to be thankful for.Click to Continue »
Duke Energy expects its 3.2 million North Carolina customers to pay the costs of closing its ash ponds, CEO Lynn Good said Friday.Click to Continue »
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan was once again out-earned by one of his top lieutenants, the Charlotte bank disclosed Friday.Click to Continue »
Meteorologists say utility crews and North Carolina residents will get several days of spring-like weather to help them clear away the mess left by the most damaging winter storm in…Click to Continue »
State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, a veteran lawmaker whose slow drawl belied his powerful Democratic voice, died Thursday at age 67.Click to Continue »
Duke Energy must take “immediate action” to stop groundwater contamination from its coal ash ponds, a Wake County judge ruled Thursday.
The State Board of Education approved new standards Thursday on state exams that will lower the passing score, potentially saving thousands of third-graders from having to go to summer reading…Click to Continue »
In the witness chair Wednesday, one mother narrated an adolescent slideshow of her son, describing him as a good boy who stuck ?to the straight and narrow.?Click to Continue »
School board leaders said Wednesday they?ll ask state lawmakers to postpone controversial changes to the teacher tenure system so Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools can create a better plan.Click to Continue »
The camp site near the N.C. Music Factory is a mess, littered with empty food containers, moldy, discarded blankets and liquor bottles filled with urine. Officer Brad Hall yells to…Click to Continue »
Union County’s school board, in a surprise vote, approved a controversial redistricting plan Tuesday night before a raucous, upset crowd.
Despite an increase of at least $400,000 in incentive payments to keep the CIAA basketball tournament, the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority said it?s confident it will still have enough money…Click to Continue »
Three-year teaming with Dance Theatre of Harlem means more jobs and more diversity on Charlotte stages.Click to Continue »
Seven Republicans, two Libertarians and one Democrat have already filed to challenge Kay Hagan. Throw in some write-in and third party candidates and a crowded field gets chaotic.Click to Continue »
Union County parents and students opposed to countywide school redistricting plans got their chance to sound off at a public hearing Monday night.Click to Continue »