Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and the United Way are partnering to help get kids who are chronically absent from school back into the classroom for good. 08:26 PM
One of the drivers inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday was Wendell Scott. He may not have won as many races as the other inductees but his determination as the first African-American driver in NASCAR earned him a rightful spot.
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A big push is underway to save a tax credit to save historic buildings. The Republican-led legislature ended the historic tax credit at the beginning of the year, and now another group of Republicans, including Gov. Pat McCrory, is traveling around the state to bring it back.
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Chilling Domestic Violence PSA Slated to Air During Super Bowl
A chilling, first-of-its-kind PSA is set to air during the Super Bowl Sunday night, raising awareness of domestic violence. The NFL teamed up with the No More campaign to make the minute-long spot. 04:29 PM
Sixth Person Arrested in JCSU Hazing Allegations
Carlton Richardson and five other members of a Johnson C. Smith University's Omega Psi Phi fraternity are accused of striking a pledge during hazing. According to a statement from the university, the fraternity was suspended and the students will be punished pending the outcome of an internal investigation. 07:00 PM
Restaurants Prepare for Business Increase During Super Bowl
The National Retail Federation expects total spending to top $14 billion nationwide. 02:44 PM
North Carolina Public Schools Celebrates 175th Anniversary
On Friday, fourth-grade students from Williamsburg Elementary School had the chance to explore a replica of the very first one-room school house. 03:22 PM
Program Matches Mentors with Harding High School Students
Big Brothers Big Sisters is partnering with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools for a new mentoring program called Mentor 2.0. It's a flexible way for adults to help high school students reach their goals. 02:21 PM
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Police Search for Suspect in Triple Shooting
Authorities say the group of men, who all knew each other, was arguing and fighting before they started shooting. The incident occurred on the 2800 block of Columbus Circle. 07:05 AM
Robinson, Lowe to Fill Vacancies at NC General Assembly
Caldwell County Republican leaders chose former state Rep. George Robinson on Thursday night to succeed veteran lawmaker Edgar Starnes in the 87th House District. Robinson defeated Starnes' wife Marilyn. Edgar Starnes left the legislature to work for State Treasurer Janet Cowell. 10:36 AM
Voter ID Law Argued in Wake Co. Court
The legal battle to challenge the state's controversial voter ID law is starting to take shape. The actual trial is still months away, but motions are being heard today from both sides in Wake County. 05:15 PM
Charlotte Apartment Market Continues to Grow
10,000 units are currently under construction, with thousands more in the works. 09:50 AM
NC Polar Bear Makes Prediction for Winner of Super Bowl 49
Are you going wild waiting to see who’s going to win Super Bowl 49 this Sunday? Well, you are not the only one. 07:42 AM