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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina barbershop owner has raised enough money to erase the debts of more than a dozen high school seniors who risked ...
Charlotte barbershop raises funds to pay off EMHS seniors’ school fees, so they can graduate Live 5 News WCSC
The barbershop owner learned 14 seniors there had unpaid fees with the school – a total of $4500, which, per CMS policy, prevents all 14 from graduating.
Barber shop owner pays off students' outstanding fees so they can graduate from high school Yahoo Finance
A barber shop owner in Charlotte, N.C., has raised enough money to pay overdue school fees, allowing 14 students the chance to earn their degree and ...
Charlotte barbershop owner pays it forward, allowing 14 seniors to graduate TheGrio
When Season Bennett heard a group of students wouldn't be able to graduate because of outstanding debts to their school, she got to work to cut what they ...
NC Barbershop Owner Takes Inspiration from Robert F. Smith's Pledge to Morehouse to Give to Local High School Atlanta Black Star
A Charlotte, North Carolina barbershop owner took inspiration from a headline-making vow pledged by billionaire Robert F. Smith and raised thousands for.
Student in custody after gun found at East Mecklenburg High School, police say WSOC Charlotte
Police said a student was taken into custody Tuesday after a gun was found at East Mecklenburg High School.
East Mecklenburg High school students share impactful words hosting TEDx conference WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Have you ever stopped to think about how your words affect another person? Even just one word and how it may shape someone's ...
Health inspector gives East Meck High School poor rating due to trash problems WSOC Charlotte
A health inspector gave East Mecklenburg High School an 81.5 grade during an inspection on Wednesday.
Last 2 games suspended for East Meck football team after brawl at game WSOC Charlotte
A fight erupted Monday during the third quarter of East Mecklenburg High School's varsity homecoming game against Hickory Ridge High School.
State briefs: Override vote on 'born-alive' veto likely next week Greenville Daily Reflector
The Associated Press. Thursday, May 30, 2019. RALEIGH — The North Carolina House apparently will not put off much longer deciding whether to override ...
In the news NWAOnline
Will Connolly, the 17-year-old Australian arrested for cracking an egg on the head of a politician in response to the politician's remarks about the New Zealand ...
Hickory Ridge banned from NCHSAA football playoffs, plans appeal The Charlotte Observer
The N.C. High School Athletic Association has suspended Hickory Ridge High School from participating in the 2018 football playoffs, a Cabarrus County ...
12 Key Dates CMS Parents Need to Know Before Schools Out Charlotte, NC Patch
12 Key End-Of-Year Dates CMS Parents Need to Know - Charlotte, NC - When are graduation ceremonies for area high schools and the last day of school?
No bond for man charged with 2017 killing of East Meck HS student athlete WBTV
Carlos Olguin has been in jail without bond for about 644 days. Thursday afternoon he asked a judge to set a bond so he could try to get out.
EAST MECK RACIAL SLUR: East Meck coach calls player racial slur; parents not notified about disciplinary action WSOC Charlotte
An East Mecklenburg High School football coach is accused of using a racial slur toward a player at practice.
Teen runs away from attempted kidnapping while on way to southeast Charlotte school WSOC Charlotte
A teenager said she was walking on the sidewalk in southeast Charlotte when a man demanded she get into his car.
Florence evacuee: ‘I may lose a lot of stuff. But I won’t lose my life’ Myrtle Beach Online
Bill Davis says that when he heard reports about the deluge aimed at Charlotte, he knew he faced a hard move: He had to leave his flood-prone apartment and ...
East Mecklenburg football coach Barry Shuford resigns. Teachers will understand why. The Charlotte Observer
Longtime Mecklenburg County high school football coach Barry Shuford has resigned at East Mecklenburg.
Charlotte teen chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One lucky local student has been selected out of thousands to take part in a dream opportunity at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
CMS SAFETY PLANS: CMS steps up security measures WSOC Charlotte
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent announced the district will begin to randomly wand students and to conduct random searches of backpacks ...
Making Advanced Courses Equitable Is A Priority For CMS WFAE
This year, 19 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' 31 high schools made the 2018 Challenge Index list that ranks Advanced Placement and International.
East Meck staff member hurt during fight among students Charlotte Observer
A staff member at East Mecklenburg High School was hurt during a fight among students on Monday, Principal Rick Parker told parents in a phone message on ...
Longtime East Meck principal wins CMS principal of the year honors The Charlotte Observer
Rick Parker, principal of East Mecklenburg High since 2009, is named Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools principal of the year.
CMS acts reasonably, with one possible exception, after East Meck student arrests Charlotte Observer
Four East Mecklenburg High School students, charged with beating a man last month, are back at school. How should districts punish students for off-campus ...
Friends, classmates mourn East Meck student fatally shot at party Charlotte Observer
Dozens of students gathered in front of East Mecklenburg High School Monday night to honor Christian Allen was shot and killed at a party in southeast ...
Man paid more than $100K to renovate home; company didn't finish work WSOC Charlotte
John Lincoln bought a house near East Mecklenburg High School. "It had never been redone so it was a blank slate, so it was from 1958," he said.
Youth council hosts meeting on safety at CMS schools WSOC Charlotte
A meeting was hosted by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council Tuesday night to address school safety.
Victim and suspect identified in fatal shooting at NC high school. Bullying preceded the violence, officials say. Winston-Salem Journal
A conflict related to bullying escalated to a fatal shooting at Butler High Monday, leaving one student dead and another charged with his killing, authorities said.
Brothers venture into ‘untapped market' to bring east Charlotte neighborhood its first brewery WSOC Charlotte
Brothers Jared and John Thomas expect to invest roughly $600000 to bring their vision for Edge City Brewery to life.
22-year-old charged with murder of East Meck. HS student FOX 46 Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they have made an arrest in the shooting death of East Mecklenburg High School student Chris Allen.
East Meck principal champions students Charlotte Observer
Rick Parker remembers how certain teachers, especially his Coulwood Junior High baseball coach and his West Mecklenburg High School French teacher, ...
4 sinks on CMS properties tested positive for high levels of lead WSOC Charlotte
CMS has not said how often the sinks and fountains were used, how many students had access to them, or how the district will monitor lead levels in older ...
North Carolina mom accuses football coach of calling son a racial slur USA TODAY High School Sports
A junior at East Mecklenburg High School in North Carolina said he was called the N-word by an assistant football coach.
2 East Meck culinary students win national competition Charlotte Observer
East Mecklenburg High School's culinary team brought back the school's second win in a national competition after an event in Nashville earlier this week.
Live updates: Charlotte remains in Florence’s path for heavy rains, tropical storm wind The Charlotte Observer
Get live updates and the latest news as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina. We'll bring you information on the storm's path, how it's tracking on ...
13-year-old found with taser at Eastway Middle School, police say WCNC.com
The discovery was made around 12:40 p.m. at Eastway Middle School on Norland Road when staff notified the school resource officer.
Every Voice, Lifted Charlotte magazine
A music-filled excursion from Charlotte to the Legacy Museum in Montgomery visits the painful stations along the long, hard freedom highway.
Juvenile charged in armed robbery near East Meck HS WBTV
The robbery was reported around 8:11 a.m. in a wooded area across from East Mecklenburg High School, located off of Monroe Road.
Live Updates: Florence Brings Flash Flood Watch For Mecklenburg County WFAE
Updated: 5:45 p.m.. In the latest forecast, Florence will continue to bring heavy rain across most of North Carolina and eastern South Carolina, while flash flood ...
Transgender Charlotte student crowned homecoming king QNotes
Originally published: Feb. 7, 2014, 9:15 p.m.. Updated: Feb. 8, 2014, 12:15 p.m.. East Mecklenburg senior Blake Brockington with other homecoming court ...
Brother of murdered East Meck student speaks out FOX 46 Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released the 911 calls Friday from the night East Meck High School senior Chris Allen was murdered at a house party.
12-year-old writes heartbreaking goodbye letter to family during school lockdown WSOC Charlotte
A 12-year-old wrote a goodbye letter to his family during the moments he thought his school was on a lockdown last week.
Mom accuses coach of using racial slur WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A local parent said she's appalled a coach used a racial slur against her child, and now he's back in the classroom. Desiree Emory told ...
Vigil held for East Meck student shot, killed at party WBTV
Friday afternoon, dozens of East Mecklenburg High School students gathered at the football stadium for their friend who once played on the field. According to ...
WFAEats: Student Chefs From Charlotte Cook Up Excellence WFAE
In case you missed it, while famous chefs were winning James Beard awards recently, some local culinary pros were also taking top honors for their work.
Autopsy: East Meck HS student killed at party was shot 4 times FOX 46 Charlotte
An East Mecklenburg High School student killed at a party in southeast Charlotte in February was shot four times, according to the autopsy report.
Friends of murdered East Meck teen’s family work to raise money for funeral Charlotte Observer
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the Charlotte, NC, parents of a murdered East Mecklenburg High athlete pay for funeral expenses.
‘We’ll never know’: These are the stories of Charlotte’s 2018 homicide victims Charlotte Observer
Charlotte's homicide rate declined in 2018 compared to 2017, when the city had 87 homicides, police said. Here is how family and friends remember the loved ...
FLORENCE: Shelters open for storm Spectrum News
NORTH CAROLINA — As Florence lingers off the North Carolina coast, shelters across the state are opening for those evacuating. About 15,000 people are ...
Three Mothers, Separated by 2000 Miles, Are Bound by Love for Their Kids Charlotte magazine
As Mother's Day nears, meet Lacey Williams and her nontraditional family.
This Charlotte ‘Hamilton’ connection is also nailing TV role Charlotte Observer
Colby Lewis, who went to East Meck, works in Chicago 'Hamilton' and on NBC's 'Chicago Med' too.
CMS asked to hand over facility maintenance after health violations WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mecklenburg County Commissioners are asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to hand over control of their facilities maintenance, citing ...
600 Festival: 3 Charlotte teachers finalists for new car | News Independent Tribune
Three Charlotte teachers are finalists in the Circle K's “A Driving Force for Education” contest and Thursday the winning teacher will drive away with a 2018 ...
East Meck football player remembered 1 year after deadly shooting WSOC Charlotte
Family members gathered Monday night to remember a high school student who was shot and killed at a party one year ago.
Hundreds gather to remember East Mecklenburg's 'Pop' Miller Charlotte Observer
Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to honor Leroy “Pop” Miller, an educator who helped Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools navigate the turbulent period of ...
UPDATES: Florence weakens but still to bring 'life-threatening' storm surge, rainfall WSOC Charlotte
Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster ...
Live Updates: Florence Still Crawling As Catastrophic Flooding Continues WFAE
Updated: 7:25 p.m. There IS an end in sight. It's just not anytime soon for those that need it the most. Even though all tropical storm warnings have been.
Charlotte emergency officials urging residents to be prepared for “dangerous storm” WBTV
Charlotte officials recommend safety measures for residents before Hurricane Florence.
Charlotte gears up for annaul Martin Luther King Day observances Charlotte Post
The Southeast's largest celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. starts Jan. 15 in Charlotte. The annual MLK celebration opens with four days ...
UPDATES: Coast experiencing 'life-threatening' storm surge from Florence WSOC Charlotte
Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially ...
Hurricane Florence Evacuees Find Shelter In Hotels, Schools, Racetracks As Far As Atlanta Bisnow
With more than a million Hurricane Florence evacuees ordered to evacuate, shelter was being offered up and down the East Coast.
South Charlotte physics teacher takes education to Africa Charlotte Observer
Deb Semmler, 56, has been a physics and engineering teacher at East Mecklenburg High School for 18 years. All three of her daughters graduated from East ...
Tropical Storm Florence: Find shelters from Charlotte through Western North Carolina Asheville Citizen-Times
The American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region issued an updated list of shelters open in the western 47 counties of North Carolina on Saturday night.
Charlotte middle-schooler charged with assaulting teacher WCNC
A 14-year-old is charged with assaulting after police said he punched a teacher at Whitewater Middle School last week.
Deputies find stolen handgun in student's backpack at East Rowan HS WSOC Charlotte
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - Deputies in Rowan County arrested a student they said brought a stolen handgun to East Rowan High School on Wednesday.
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Visitors for major upcoming events could find themselves at crime-riddled motels WSOC Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In the next few months, the city of Charlotte will host several major events including the CIAA tournament, NBA All-Star weekend and ...
The Morehead-Cain Foundation welcomes 75 new Morehead-Cain Scholars - UNC News UNC News
(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 26, 2019) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the nation's ...
'Heartbroken' Charlotte woman searching for her lost service dog WBTV
Bandit is a 3-year-old brown and white beagle. She has been spayed and has a scar on her belly from a recent surgery. She is wearing a black and white collar ...
2017 Charlotte Observer All-Star Scholars Charlotte Observer
The All-Star Scholars program, now in its 61st year, recognizes students from across the Charlotte region based on academic performance, citizenship, ...
Jeremy Buck hired as next Sanderson football coach HighSchoolOT
Jeremy Buck has served as the offensive coordinator at Heritage High School since 2016, an offense that has set school records during his time.
Charlotte Observer Seniors of the Year 2018 The Charlotte Observer
Each school in the Charlotte region nominated a Senior of the Year candidate to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship in the All-Star Scholars program.
Charlotte radio personality killed in crash 'was a great example of never giving up' Charlotte Observer
Nathan Richie, a former on-air host at WEND-FM and WLKO-FM in Charlotte who recently had landed his dream job in radio, died in a motorcycle accident ...
Live Updates: Florence Brings 'Catastrophic' Flooding As Charlotte Area Feels Impact WFAE
Updated: 6:45 a.m. Tropical Storm Florence is weakening but is still bringing "catastrophic" flooding across North and South Carolina, according to the.
Woman killed by vehicle in south Charlotte ID'd WSOC Charlotte
A vehicle hit and killed an 81-year-old woman on Nov. 13 at about 6 p.m. in south Charlotte, officials said.
String of assaults at high schools spark concern WCNC
There are questions about school safety after a series of assaults. Right now, police are investigating everything from a student hitting a school employee to ...
This ‘awesome’ classical pianist got hooked on funky rhythms Charlotte Observer
Classical pianist Phillip Bush heads to Davidson and brings both history and appreciation for newness with him.
Four East Meck students charged with assaulting man WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Four students from East Mecklenburg High School were arrested for reportedly assaulting a man in late April, according to sources.
All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina The Weather Channel
The Lamb's Chapel 415 Roxboro Rd. Haw River, NC 27258. Bertie County Middle School 652 US 13N Windsor, NC 27983. Colerain Elementary School
Police: Teacher arrested in middle school parking lot, gun inside car WBTV
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) teacher was arrested Friday morning at Sedgefield Middle School, charged with having a gun on campus and ...
CMS urges Hispanics not to skip school Thursday as part of national immigrant protest Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are urging Hispanic parents not to keep students home from school Thursday as part of a nationwide immigrant protest known ...
What You Need To Know For The 2018 North Carolina Primary WFAE
Primaries are gearing up in North Carolina and the voter registrationf deadline is fast approaching. Here's what voters in Mecklenburg County need to know.
CMS school board candidates outline views in their own words The Charlotte Observer
Here's candidate information to help voters make choices in the 2017 Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board race. Answers are in their own words.
Residents win $1.5M lawsuit against the city for noise coming from planes WSOC Charlotte
Dozens of residents who fought against noise coming from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport for six years are celebrating a win but are still concerned ...
Lincoln County sinkhole causes crash WSOC Charlotte
A 20-foot sinkhole on a Lincolnton road is expanding, officials said.
Man drives to Charlotte fire station for help after shooting WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was seriously injured in a shooting in southeast Charlotte Wednesday evening. The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on ...
Autopsy: Teen killed at party was shot four times WCNC
Mecklenburg County Medical Examiners released the autopsy of a teen that was killed at a party in southeast Charlotte in February.
These 500-plus young performers are making history with Charlotte Concerts Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Concerts and CMS team for “A Musical Showcase,” celebrating some of the finest ensembles in the public schools with a concert and cash prizes.
How we see the races for school board Charlotte Observer
Observer endorsements for Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board: Candidates vying for seats in six district races.
SideNote Continues to Progress with Upcoming Mixtape, Bush Fest Performance CL Charlotte
As Autumn Millner and Summer Windham sit together in a Creative Loafing conference room on a Friday afternoon, it's easy to imagine what it must have looked ...
Charlotte radio personality killed in motorcycle crash - News Asheboro Courier Tribune
Nathan Richie, a former Charlotte radio host who recently had landed his dream job, died in a motorcycle accident Saturday morning in Indian Land, S.C., while ...
North Carolina transgender teen once crowned homecoming king dies in apparent suicide New York Daily News
The death of a transgender teen who was once crowned homecoming king is the second trans suicide to rock a North Carolina community this year.
Woman falls victim to telephone banking scam WSOC Charlotte
A Charlotte woman says she fell victim to a phone scammer who claimed to be a representative from her bank.
Appalachian State University announces 2018 Wilson Scholars Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University names six incoming students as 2018 Wilson Scholars — the university's premier, merit-based scholarship.
Makeup artist Heather Richardson makes a name for herself in film and at home Charlotte Observer
Makeup artist Heather Richardson is always on the go. One week, she's in Asheville working on the set of the movie “Loomis Fargo Heist.” Another week, she's ...
Magnet school open house dates Charlotte Observer
Mark your calendar if you're considering a magnet school in CMS.
Deer jumps through window during class at NC school [Video] My Fox 8
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Students in class at a Charlotte-area high school were startled by a deer that jumped through a window Wednesday afternoon. WSOC-TV ...
Food fight: Where WNC schools stand in the battle against food waste Mountain Xpress
Statistics show that American schools throw away more than $1 billion worth of food every year. Asheville-area schools and organizations are taking some steps ...
LAUREN GENESKY: Marching so N.C. finds and keep the best teachers WRAL.com
EDITOR'S NOTE: Lauren Genesky has taught 9th through 12th grade English for 10 years -- eight at Millbrook High School in Wake County and two at East ...
Seven CMS Students Named National Merit Scholars Patch.com
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Seven Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students representing four high schools have won National Merit Scholarships, the school district ...
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