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
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.
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The Time Warner Cable Arena announced on Thursday that the "Piano Man," Billy Joel, will perform in Charlotte on Dec. 5.
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Union Co. Schools Officials Confirm Student Has MRSA
Union County Schools confirmed the infection on Thursday and notified parents. 02:58 PM
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
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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
NC Sheriff Says it Appears Bear Killed Woman Known for Feeding Animals
Officials in Tyrrell County say a woman known for feeding bears may have been killed by one of the animals. 08:08 AM
CMPD Looking for Man who Sprayed Dog in Car with Pepper Spray
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers need help to identify the man they say sprayed a 2-year-old pit bull with pepper spray. 01/28/2015 04:44 PM
Charlotte City Council Takes Bus Tour Through Districts
The tour was part of the council's annual budget retreat and Wednesday it focused on district six in the South Park area, district seven in the Ballantyne area and the district around Steele Creek. 01/28/2015 10:00 PM