Harris, 65, was hired under a six-month contract after the forced resignation of Dr. Marcus Plescia, the county’s outgoing health director.
Mecklenburg’s interim health director says she wants to be inclusive, forward looking
North Carolina man gets life in prison for plotting Islamic State attack
Prosecutors said Sullivan conspired with a British man to carry out large-scale attacks in the United States on behalf of the militant group.
Citizens Review Board wants to take a closer look at the Keith Scott shooting
In a closed-door session on Tuesday, the board decided that there was “substantial evidence of error” in CMPD’s decision that the shooting was justified.
Blue Restaurant & Bar closing after 14 years in business
Blue’s management said the restaurant has been sold, ending a run as once of Charlotte’s uptown hot spots.
4 ways to make your next vacation more affordable
According to a recent survey, Americans take an average of six months to recover financially from a vacation.
At the urging of members, William Barber will extend his tenure at state NAACP president
The prominent civil rights activist had announced in May that he was stepping down to co-lead a new Poor People’s Campaign based in Washington, D.C.
Charlotte’s latest homicide victim shot inside restaurant/bar
Police identified the victim as Nelson Bismar Sosa, who died Saturday night at Carolinas Medical Center from a gunshot wound.
Friends pause to remember Charlotte barber David Lindsay
The popular No Grease barber was found shot to death inside an SUV on June 20, a day that saw three young, black men shot and killed in Charlotte, which has seen its homicide rate spike this year.
Popular barber at No Grease was among 3 men shot and killed late Tuesday, media reports
The killings were reported minutes apart — one in east Charlotte near Hickory Grove Road and the other in northeast Charlotte near N. Tryon Street.
U.S. Supreme Court: Sex offenders have a right to social media
In a unanimous ruling, the nation’s highest court struck down a North Carolina law that barred convicted sex offenders from using Facebook and other social media services that play a vital role in modern life.
Police seek white SUV involved in fatal hit-and-run
Police said a driver of the vehicle struck a pedestrian late Sunday on Freedom Drive and kept going.
Center City Partners wants to make Charlotte a destination for live music
The group most associated with uptown business development believes more live music can be an engine for economic growth.
Barry vs the snake
Raleigh News & Observer columnist Barry Saunders recorded his encounter with a snake on his back deck. “This snake, which […]
Man found shot dead inside car that struck utility pole
The shooting was reported late Monday in west Charlotte.
New Charlotte budget adds police officers — without higher taxes
Charlotte’s general fund budget is expected to be $581.4 million – a 5.3 percent increase over the previous year.