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  1. GUN AT EAST MECK: Student in custody after gun found at East Mecklenburg High School, sources say | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte
  2. Student charged with having gun at East Mecklenburg High  WCNC.com
  3. Student charged with bringing gun to East Meck High School  FOX 46 Charlotte
  4. Student caught with gun at East Mecklenburg HS  WBTV
  5. Another gun found at a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school in weeks since student shot, killed  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro
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14 MLK Day Celebrations and Observances in Charlotte 2019  WCNC.com

Honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. at one of these events around Charlotte in 2019. Events include a parade, performances, events at museums and ...



HEALTH INSPECTION: Health inspector gives East Meck High School poor rating due to trash problems | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A health inspector gave East Mecklenburg High School an 81.5 grade during an inspection on Wednesday.



FOOTBALL TEAMS SUSPENDED AFTER FIGHT: Last 2 games suspended for East Meck football team after brawl at game | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A fight erupted Monday during the third quarter of East Mecklenburg High School's varsity homecoming game against Hickory Ridge High School.



EAST MECK RACIAL SLUR: East Meck coach calls player racial slur; parents not notified about disciplinary action | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

An East Mecklenburg High School football coach is accused of using a racial slur toward a player at practice.



‘We’ll never know’: These are the stories of Charlotte’s 2018 homicide victims  Charlotte Observer

It's been 130 days since Lajuana Hill lost her son. Juordan Malik Hill was shot and killed in west Charlotte on Labor Day. For his mother, the pain has come day ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Teen robbed at gunpoint outside public library  FOX 46 Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for those responsible after they say a teenager was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning in a library ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Hurricane Florence Live Update: Latest News from Charlotte  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

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 13-year-old was found with a taser at a school in east Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said Tuesday. The discovery was made ...



East Meck football player remembered 1 year after deadly shooting | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Family members gathered Monday night to remember a high school student who was shot and killed at a party one year ago.



15-year-old East Meck HS student charged in fight that injured staff member  WCNC

An East Mecklenburg High School student was charged with assault on school personnel, police said.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



CMS SAFETY PLANS: CMS steps up security measures | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent announced the district will begin to randomly wand students and to conduct random searches of backpacks ...



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.



CMS SCHOOL SAFETY: Youth council hosts meeting on safety at CMS schools | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A meeting was hosted by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Youth Council Tuesday night to address school safety.



Fill your car's tank at Circle K Thursday to help fund local schools  WCNC.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – If you need to fill up your car's gas tank, there's a good reason to do so Thursday. Circle K is teaming up with high schools in six counties ...



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.



Sunday Latest | 16th death blamed on Hurricane Florence  WLOS

The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): If you are watching on your cell phone, click here to view. 7:05 p. m. The death toll from Hurricane ...



CMS LEAD IN WATER: 4 sinks on CMS properties tested positive for high levels of lead | WSOC-TV  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 ...



Live Updates: City Says No Serious Florence-Related Injuries in Charlotte  WFAE

Updated: 3:30 p.m. No serious injuries related to Florence were reported in Charlotte this past weekend, city officials said in an afternoon press.



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.



Hurricane Florence: Latest evacuations, shelters & predictions for Western North Carolina  WLOS

LIVE: Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at 5 p. m. to update on Hurricane Florence preparations. If you are having trouble viewing this stream, click ...



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 ...



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 ...



VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS: Fearing for his life, Charlotte 12-year-old writes goodbye letter to family during school lockdown | WSOC-TV  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.



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 ...



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.



Storm Safety for You and Your Pets During Hurricane Florence  Charlotte magazine

TWO CATS, one dog, two guinea pigs, and a rabbit are huddled in their crates in a locker room at East Mecklenburg High School as their owners wait on cots in ...



'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 ...



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



Shelters open across the Carolinas for Hurricane Florence evacuees  WBTV

There are several shelters opening up across much of the Carolinas and the WBTV-viewing area as hundreds of thousands of people evacuate the North ...



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.



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 ...



School news  Charlotte Observer

If you would like to have an announcement in School news, send your news release and photos to observerschoolnews@gmail.com. Compiled by Cindy Stern.



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 ...



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.



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.



CMS Teacher of the Year: ‘We have to grow with our students’  Charlotte Observer

Deanna Cureton of Charlotte Early Engineering College was named 2017-18 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Teacher of the Year on Wednesday.



HURRICANE FLORENCE UPDATES: Fierce Category 2 hurricane aims at Southeast | WSOC-TV  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 ...



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.



HURRICANE FLORENCE UPDATES: 'Monster' hurricane's track shifts slightly south | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster ...



COMBAT SCHOOL THREATS: Local law enforcement, CMS launch awareness campaign to combat school threats | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Multiple law enforcement agencies are all joining together to send a stern message to students this year.



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.



What You Need To Know For The 2018 North Carolina Primary  WFAE

Primaries are gearing up in North Carolina and the voter registration deadline is fast approaching. Here's what voters in Mecklenburg County need to know.



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 ...



From cook-offs to dodgeball, 16 Charlotte-area schools get creative to fight hunger  Charlotte Observer

Carolinas Student Hunger Drive brought 16 Charlotte-area high schools together to collect 288633 pounds of food for Second Harvest Food Bank. That will ...



Transgender student crowned East Meck homecoming king  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A transgender student made history Friday after being crowned homecoming king at East Mecklenburg High School.



Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts says she wants paid family leave for city employees  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said Monday she hopes the city includes paid family leave in its upcoming budget.



Deputies find stolen handgun in student's backpack at East Rowan HS | WSOC-TV  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.



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.



Charlotte emergency officials urging residents to be prepared for “dangerous storm”  WBTV

Charlotte officials recommend safety measures for residents before Hurricane Florence.



Cross country pioneer leaves permanent trail for runners  Charlotte Observer

It is a late Thursday afternoon at McAlpine Park off Monroe Road, and the weather is near perfect.



Live Updates: Gov. Cooper Says 17 Deaths In North Carolina Due To Florence  WFAE

Updated: 1 p.m. According to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, there have been 17 confirmed deaths in North Carolina due to Florence.



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.



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.



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.



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.



CMS students deal with their own getting killed and arrested  WBTV

Darvon Fletcher is a student at West Mecklenburg High School. Police picked him up at the school after he was told to come to the office while in class.



Magnet school open house dates  Charlotte Observer

Mark your calendar if you're considering a magnet school in CMS.



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.



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 ...



CRIME AT CHARLOTTE MOTELS: Visitors for major upcoming events could find themselves at crime-riddled motels | WSOC-TV  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 ...



AMAZON HQ2 CHARLOTTE: City of Charlotte to release Amazon records | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Months after not making the top 20 for Amazon's new headquarters, the city of Charlotte will release information about its failed bid to lure the company.



West Forsyth 'comes to Jesus', tops East Mecklenburg  Winston-Salem Journal

CLEMMONS — Looking down and out early in the third quarter, the fourth-seeded West Forsyth boys' basketball team shut down No. 30 East Mecklenburg the ...



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.



Chantilly parents considering options in wake of new CMS boundary lines | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Families will come together Thursday night in one of the neighborhoods most affected by the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools boundary lines.



Independence falls at East Mecklenburg  Mint Hill Times

On Thursday night the Independence Patriots football team traveled to East Mecklenburg High School for a Southwestern 4A Conference game with the Eagles.



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 ...



PEDESTRIAN KILLED ON SHARON ROAD: Woman killed by vehicle in south Charlotte ID'd | WSOC-TV  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.



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, ...



MLK Day In Charlotte: Parade, Service Events  Patch.com

MLK Day In Charlotte: Parade, *Service* Events - Charlotte, NC - Charlotte's MLK celebrations kick off Saturday with an annual parade featuring more than 100 ...



Grow up Charlotte, stop obsessing over city’s image  Charlotte Observer

Observer readers comment on Charlotte's image, Charlotte City Council, affordable housing, conservative speakers, David Brooks, Alex Jones, Mitch McConnell ...



CHARLOTTE AIRPORT LAWSUIT: Residents win $1.5M lawsuit against the city for noise coming from planes | WSOC-TV  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 ...



‘It’s heart-wrenching’: How development is changing Charlotte’s golf scene  The Charlotte Observer

Larkhaven is the latest daily fee golf course in Charlotte to be redeveloped, as fewer people play and the land is more valuable for other uses.



Browder, Kevin Lee  Winston-Salem Journal

LEWISVILLE Feb. 7, 1962 - Jan. 26, 2018 Kevin Lee Browder, 55, passed away on January 26, 2018, from injuries sustained in a car accident. Born and raised ...



UNC Charlotte LGBTQ+ Center could be in the works  Niner Times

He was a role model for the transgender community, regularly participating and speaking at rallies, and was crowned North Carolina's first transgender ...



CMS fighting to get $800 million bond on ballot for school maintenance | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are fighting to get an $800 million bond package on November ballot's.



Charlotte radio personality killed in motorcycle crash  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 ...



LINCOLN COUNTY SINKHOLE: Lincoln County sinkhole causes crash | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A 20-foot sinkhole on a Lincolnton road is expanding, officials said.



The stories of Charlotte's 85 homicide victims this year.  The Charlotte Observer

The Observer Homicide Project | Charlotte, NC, had more homicides in 2017 than any time since 2005. Here are the victims' stories.



The stories of Charlotte's 73 homicide victims in 2017  The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte, NC, is on track to see more homicides in 2017 than any time in the past two decades. Here are the victims' stories.



His students love his calculus  Charlotte Observer

In high school, there are always teachers whose names alone strike fear in students' hearts, and teachers whose names elicit high-fives from the jocks and ...



Over 600 students from 30 area schools compete in technology association competition at Appalachian  Appalachian State University

Over 600 students from 30 schools participated in North Carolina Technology Student Association (NCTSA) Western Region Conference, which was focused on ...



USAA SCAM: Woman falls victim to telephone banking scam | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A Charlotte woman says she fell victim to a phone scammer who claimed to be a representative from her bank.



North Carolina transgender teen once crowned homecoming king dies in apparent suicide - NY Daily News  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.



Charlotte's homicide rate hits two-decade high. Here are the victims' stories.  WBTV

Police and community leaders are searching for ways to reduce the violence across the city. There were 87 homicides last year, compared with 69 in 2016 ...



Charlotte woman returns to California to be with family who lost homes in fires | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and ...



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