One of the fastest growing churches in the country is expanding its real estate portfolio in the Matthews area. 05:36 PM
A Rockwell, North Carolina company is giving back to our troops. They donated tens of thousands of lip balms and hand sanitizers to troops across three states.
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Funding for a program to help at-risk mothers could soon run out if the federal government doesn't step in. "Fight Crime: Invest in Kids" is a national organization aimed at breaking the cycle of child abuse and preventing future arrests of victims of abuse.
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New CMS Superintendent Delivers State of Schools Address
It has been a pretty chaotic time for CMS with the sudden departure of former superintendent Heath Morrison this past November. However, during her speech Thursday morning it was evident the district is relieved to be back on track with Ann Clark. 12:10 PM
Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting at Charlotte Gas Station
Local media reports say 25-year-old Justin Jerrell Eason is charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said they found Eason at his home and took him into custody without incident. 11:41 AM
Billy Joel Coming to the Time Warner Cable Arena
The Time Warner Cable Arena announced on Thursday that the "Piano Man," Billy Joel, will perform in Charlotte on Dec. 5. 01:49 PM
Union Co. Schools Officials Confirm Student Has MRSA
Union County Schools confirmed the infection on Thursday and notified parents. 02:58 PM
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NC DHHS Reports Nine More Flu Deaths, Total Stands at 137
The Department of Health and Human Services released its newest numbers on Thursday. So far 137 people in North Carolina have died from the virus this season, passing last year’s total. Most of the deaths have occurred in people age 65 and older. 12:50 PM
NC Legislature Could Step in on Abortion Clinic Rule Proposal
Abortion-rights groups want the Republican-led legislature to keep its hands off rules proposed by state regulators for how North Carolina abortion clinics must operate. Several Democratic lawmakers plan to join health providers and activists at a Thursday news conference at the Legislative Building. 12:25 PM
At Least 95 Measles Cases Linked to Disneyland
According to the California Department of Publich Health, 79 of those infected are in California and 52 of them are directly linked to the theme park. 02:30 PM
Charlotte Volunteers Begin Effort to End Homelessness
Hundreds of Charlotte volunteers were out early Thursday morning, starting a two-year effort to end chronic homelessness in the community. The annual Point-in-Time Homeless Count is building a registry of people who live on the street. 07:17 AM
North Carolina Parks Set Attendance Record
Around 15.6 million visitors visited the state's 39 parks and recreation areas last year—which is a 10 percent increase from 2013. Fort Macon logged more than 1 million visitors in 2014. 07:37 AM