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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.
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.
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.
East Meck assistant 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.
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 ...
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.
Making Advanced Courses Equitable Is A Priority For CMS WFAE
CMS officials say they want to fix the gap that exists between the number of advanced courses offered at high-income schools and low-income schools.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
East Mecklenburg Senior Shot, Killed: Counselors at School For Students WSOC Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating the city's 11th homicide.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
15-year-old East Meck HS student charged in fight that injured staff member WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 15-year-old East Mecklenburg High School student was charged after school officials said a staff member was injured during a fight ...
CMS steps up security in the wake of a series of issues at local schools WSOC Charlotte
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent announced the district will begin to randomly wand students and to conduct random searches of backpacks ...
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.
13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week Qcity metro
Parades, panels and musical performances are a few of the activities kicking off on the reverend's birthday leading up to the day of national observance.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
‘We’ll never know’: These are the stories of Charlotte’s 2018 homicide victims The Herald
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 ...
North Carolina opens over 50 emergency shelters ahead of Florence FOX 46 Charlotte
North Carolina has opened more than 50 emergency shelters ahead of Hurricane Florence.
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.
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, ...
This Charlotte ‘Hamilton’ connection is also nailing TV role Charlotte Observer
Colby Lewis has blunt advice for aspiring actors: “Fail beautifully. It's the only true way to learn and succeed.” The East Mecklenburg High School alum should ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Charlotte emergency officials urging residents to be prepared for “dangerous storm” WBTV
Charlotte officials recommend safety measures for residents before Hurricane Florence.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
'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 ...
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 ...
City of Charlotte to release Amazon records 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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
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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 ...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
Man drives to Charlotte fire station for help after shooting WBTV
The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on Monroe Road near East Mecklenburg High School.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Chantilly parents considering options in wake of new CMS boundary lines WSOC Charlotte
Families will come together Thursday night in one of the neighborhoods most affected by the new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools boundary lines.
Lincoln County sinkhole causes crash WSOC Charlotte
A 20-foot sinkhole on a Lincolnton road is expanding, officials said.
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 ...
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.
Personal chef Chianti Peek's always cooking with life experiences Charlotte Post
When the 34-year-old Charlottean found herself caught up in a wave of layoffs produced by the Great Recession, she turned toward the kitchen, a place where ...
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, ...
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.
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. Hundreds of cross country runners, their coaches and parents ...
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.
Stepping into a new life, healthy heart for Columbia VAHCS employee DVIDS
Frank Vass, Army Veteran and Red Coat Ambassador at the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center, states his daughter Anne says, “Bye-bye Fluff”, to her ...
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.
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 ...
Theater programs nominated for awards | News Independent Tribune
CHARLOTTE– Theater programs in Cabarrus County and the surrounding areas have been nominated by Blumenthal Performing Arts for the 7th Annual High ...
Food fight: Where WNC schools stand in the battle against food waste Mountain Xpress
The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 40 percent of the food supply in the United States is wasted. That's right. Nearly half of all perfectly edible food ...
‘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.
Woman accused of vandalizing Salisbury church, causing thousands of dollars in damage WSOC Charlotte
Officials said surveillance cameras around a church in Salisbury captured a woman repeatedly throwing rocks through stained glass windows and spray ...
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.
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.
Food fight: NC restrictions hinder school meal donation initiative Charlotte Post
A food rescue campaign at East Mecklenburg High School is choking on North Carolina donor regulations. A re-interpretation of state rules has stymied the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Video released after deer jumps through Charlotte classroom window WBTV
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has released security video after a deer jumped through the window of a classroom, that sent students screaming from the room.
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