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 2021-07-27 22:25 

Charlotte Observer

Man tried entering Mecklenburg County Courthouse with gun, ammo, Sheriff's Office says...

Anthony Donte of Huntersville NC had a gun, ammunition in a bag then attempted to enter the Mecklenburg County Courthouse in Charlotte, sheriff says....

 2021-07-27 22:22 

Charlotte Observer

A potentially dangerous heat wave's coming to Charlotte area. Here's how to keep safe...

Charlotte weather: Hot temperatures and high humidity mean high heat indexes. The heat can be dangerous, especially when exercising or being in the sun too long...

 2021-07-27 21:55 

Charlotte Observer

Panthers plan to experiment with solutions for their obvious problem at key position...

Carolina Panthers players arrived at training camp Tuesday morning. The team left open the possibility of Taylor Moton moving to left tackle this season....

 2021-07-27 21:39 

Charlotte Observer

The 6 weirdest things I saw on reporting day at Carolina Panthers' training camp...

The Carolina Panthers have returned to Wofford College for summer NFL training camp after a year off because of COVID. Here's what I saw at camp in Spartanburg....

 2021-07-27 21:20 

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte rapper DaBaby decries critics who say he bashed gay people at Miami concert...

Charlotte rapper DaBaby reacted with vulgarities on Instagram after fans and others claimed he bashed gay people who attended his Miami concert. He denied it....

 2021-07-27 21:03 

Charlotte Observer

No-swimming advisory lifted for all of Paw Creek Cove on the Catawba River...

A no-swimming advisory for Paw Creek Cove issued after a Catawba River sewage spill has been completely lifted. Bacteria levels in the water have dropped to a level safe for human contact....

 2021-07-27 20:46 

Charlotte Observer

Teen killed on Blue Ridge Parkway when vehicle lands on guardrail, investigators say...

Alexis Bolduc, 18, of Mocksville, was killed Monday in a one-vehicle crash on the Blue Ridge Parkway in western North Carolina, park rangers say....

 2021-07-27 20:34 

Charlotte Observer

How a grandpa's death — and lucrative Twitter handle — sent Tennessee man to prison...

A 20-year-old was sentenced to prison for his role in the "swatting" death of a Tennessee man over the Twitter handle "@Tennessee,"; federal prosecutors said....

 2021-07-27 20:31 

Charlotte Observer

Afternoon Observer | Charlotte experts on new CDC mask guidelines + NC family mourns slain 13-year-old...
 2021-07-27 19:14 

Charlotte Observer

CDC recommends masks for fully vaccinated people again. Here's what Charlotte experts say....

Fully vaccinated people should start wearing masks indoors again in high COVID-19 spread areas, the CDC announced Tuesday. Charlotte experts agree with new guidelines....

 2021-07-27 19:04 

Charlotte Observer

Second driver charged in street-racing crash that killed 6-year-old in Gaston County...

A second driver has been criminally charged in connection with the street-racing crash that killed a six-year-old boy in Gaston County, N.C....

 2021-07-27 19:01 

Charlotte Observer

New company joins Charlotte-area beverage hub, will invest $383.8M and add 220 jobs...

Ball Corporation will create 220 jobs in Concord near Charlotte making new beverage manufacturing campus near Charlotte a $1 billion operation, officials say...

 2021-07-27 18:51 

Charlotte Observer

Mom accused of bringing 7-month-old son along during home break-in, NC deputies say...

A North Carolina mom faces a child abuse charge for allegedly bringing a 7-month-old son along during a home break-in Marion, McDowell County deputies say...

 2021-07-27 18:43 

Charlotte Observer

Can you still recycle glass in Charlotte? Yes, but here's how to do it better....

Mecklenburg County residents are encouraged separate glass bottles and jars from the rest of their recycling bins, in a push to reduce costs and contamination....

 2021-07-27 18:28 

Charlotte Observer

Knights baseball digest: Jake Burger returns to Charlotte after MLB stint...

Eloy Jimnez is returning to Chicago White Sox after rehab stint with Charlotte Knights. White Sox optioned Jake Burger back to Charlotte, he is their best hitter of the season....

 2021-07-27 17:46 

Charlotte Observer

'Cheerleader for Jesus.' NC family mourns slain 13-year-old who loved to sing and dance...

Loyalti Allah was killed by a drive-by shooter as she, other kids waited for DoorDash at a picnic table in Monroe, NC, near Charlotte, North Carolina....

 2021-07-27 17:16 

Charlotte Observer

Should health care in North Carolina come with price tags?...

Observer readers comment on healthcare price transparency, hospital pricing, healthcare costs, health insurance, rural hospitals, and NC employee health plan....

 2021-07-27 16:34 

Charlotte Observer

Meck jail officers, staff told to work extra days each month amid staff shortages...

Officers, employees at Mecklenburg County Jail in Charlotte NC will work two extra days per month at the detention center amid a labor shortage, sheriff says....

 2021-07-27 16:33 

Charlotte Observer

He took photos of Charlotte's most famous. Mark B. Sluder, former Observer photographer, dies...

Old photos from Charlotte Observer by Mark B. Sluder before his death in 2021 at age 67....

 2021-07-27 16:23 

Charlotte Observer

Behind on rent in Charlotte? What to know before the COVID eviction moratorium ends...

Renters behind on payments in Charlotte, NC can get COVID-19 pandemic relief payments before the CDC moratorium expires in July. DreamKey Partners is distributing aid....

 2021-07-27 16:01 

Charlotte Observer

As Charlotte summers grow hotter, NC officials 'definitely concerned' about health impacts...

Charlotte summers are average 2.4 degrees warmer than in 1970. More than 1,000 heat-related emergency department visits have been reported statewide since May....

 2021-07-27 15:54 

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Mark Sluder's Gallery...
 2021-07-27 15:41 

Charlotte Observer

Panthers have the third-highest vaccination rate in the NFL...

The Carolina Panthers have 92% of its team that received the vaccine for COVID-19. Only the Steelers and Seahawks have a higher vaccination rate in the NFL....

 2021-07-27 14:53 

Charlotte Observer

A pizza spot with 'belly busters' and a familiar face opens in uptown Charlotte market...

Father-and-daughter Geno and Gena DiPaolo open Geno D's Pizza at 7th Street Public Market in uptown Charlotte as traffic returns uptown during covid pandemic....

 2021-07-27 14:02 

Charlotte Observer

New Panthers player got a speeding ticket on his way to training camp...

Carolina Panthers linebacker Denzel Perryman was given a speeding ticket for driving too fast on his way to NFL training camp at Wofford College in SC....

 2021-07-27 11:55 

Charlotte Observer

JW Marriott opens in August, with 3 restaurants and a rooftop bar in uptown Charlotte...

Dean's Steakhouse, Aura Rooftop and Caroline's Oyster Bar will open at JW Marriott in Charlotte in August 2021 near convention center in uptown. There will be a spa and rooftop bar and pool....

 2021-07-27 10:43 

Charlotte Observer

One dead, one seriously hurt when vehicle collides with LYNX train in south Charlotte...

One person was killed and another has life-threatening injuries after a vehicle collided with southbound LYNX Blue Line train in south Charlotte late Monday....

 2021-07-27 10:00 

Charlotte Observer

No room for fear at high altitudes: Get to know Charlotte's elite rescue squad...
 2021-07-27 10:00 

Charlotte Observer

Which Panthers players have breakout potential during training camp? Here are five....

With Carolina Panthers NFL training camp beginning this week, fans will get the first extended look at the roster. Rodney Smith and Marquis Haynes could be good...

 2021-07-27 00:20 

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte to debate new nondiscrimination law. Here's what's proposed....

Charlotte, NC could vote to pass a new LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination ordinance in its first attempt since HB2. This includes gender identity and natural hair protections....

 2021-07-26 21:49 

Charlotte Observer

Body found in Lake Wylie ID'd as missing 72-year-old Charlotte boater, officials say...

Randall Seeley of Charlotte NC went missing near Copperhead Island. SC officials say he is the body that was found on the South Carolina side of Lake Wylie....

 2021-07-26 21:12 

Charlotte Observer

To boost vaccine numbers, stress how COVID-19 can affect the brain...

Observer readers comment on Covid vaccine, Covid brain issues, Covid partisanship, requiring vaccines, Capitol riot, Jim Jordan, and d troop withdrawals....

 2021-07-26 20:45 

Charlotte Observer

Couple killed when motorcycle hits road sign in Great Smoky Mountains National Park...

A Tennessee couple visiting Great Smoky Mountains National Park was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash along Foothills Parkway, the National Park Service says....

 2021-07-26 20:06 

Charlotte Observer

Country star Morgan Wallen sells Tennessee home where he was filmed hurling slur...

Country singer Morgan Wallen was caught on a ring camera hurling a racist slur in his Nashville, TN neighborhood. Now, he's sold his home for $835,000...

 2021-07-26 20:04 

Charlotte Observer

'I just had the feeling.' Lottery jackpot makes NC man's morning coffee run sweeter...

Leonard Burch of Huntersville NC won $100,000 in the Ultimate 7's scratch-off lottery game during his morning coffee routine at a Charlotte BP gas station....

 2021-07-26 19:59 

Charlotte Observer

Afternoon Observer | NC doctor tried to blackmail nurse into having sex + Protesters camped out on Tillis' property overnight...
 2021-07-26 19:50 

Charlotte Observer

'Beloved' coyote dies years after he's given second chance at NC nature center...

Coyote Barney died after 15 years at Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville. The animal was found orphaned, rescued near the mountain tourist spot....

 2021-07-26 18:45 

Charlotte Observer

From story lines to schedules, a guide for fans attending Carolina Panthers training camp...

Carolina Panthers return to Spartanburg SC's Wofford College for 2021 NFL training camp, practice, drills: What's the schedule, how to watch, cost of admission?...

 2021-07-26 18:43 

Charlotte Observer

Protesters camped out on NC Sen. Thom Tillis' property overnight. Here's the latest....

A protest outside the home of NC Republican Senator Thom Tillis over the Colonial Pipeline gas spill continued overnight with a tent on his Lake Norman property...

 2021-07-26 18:34 

Charlotte Observer

Convicted of embezzlement, former Central Prison manager will serve at least 4 1/2 years...

Michael Scott Ragan, a former manager at Raleigh Central Prison, has been sentenced to at least 4 1/2 years in prison for embezzling money from North Carolina....

 2021-07-26 18:24 

Charlotte Observer

Build-your-own Hawaiian pok bowls restaurant coming to a Charlotte shopping center...

Island Fin Poke will bring build-your-own Hawaiian pok bowls to Charlotte North Carolina in Berewick Town Center shopping center near Steele Creek....

 2021-07-26 18:07 

Charlotte Observer

What the Hornets are planning to do in the draft, and how they hope to find a center...

The Charlotte Hornets have the No. 11 overall pick in Thursday's NBA draft. Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak spoke with reporters Monday to discuss how they'll pick....

 2021-07-26 17:31 

Charlotte Observer

Mecklenburg requiring health department workers to get COVID vaccine...

Mecklenburg County Public Health employees must get vaccinated against COVID-19 by September, officials announced on Monday as fears over the delta variant mount....

 2021-07-26 17:18 

Charlotte Observer

NC doctor sought 2 hours of sex a month with nurse in blackmail plot, lawsuit says...

A lawsuit by a North Carolina nurse says a prominent doctor recorded her confidential phone calls and threatened to release them unless she agreed to have sex....

 2021-07-26 17:05 

Charlotte Observer

Churchgoers with face masks will be removed, Tennessee pastor says. 'I'm sick of it'...

Pastor Greg Locke told his congregation people will be kicked out of his TN church for wearing masks and told them not to "believe the delta variant nonsense."...

 2021-07-26 16:33 

Charlotte Observer

How should Charlotte spend COVID relief money? Share your ideas with the Observer....

Take the Charlotte Observer survey on how the City Council can spend $60 million in federal COVID relief aid, including for housing, jobs and public safety....

 2021-07-26 16:03 

Charlotte Observer

The 2021 ultimate guide to patios in Charlotte: SouthPark edition...

Here are the bars, restaurants and other spots with outdoor eating spaces in the SouthPark, Barclay Downs, Beverly Woods and Foxcroft areas of Charlotte....

 2021-07-26 15:12 

Charlotte Observer

Observer editor said she joined the paper in awe. By September, she'll leave that way, too...

Sherry Chisenhall, who became executive editor of the Charlotte Observer in 2017, announced that she will be leaving by September. In all, she spent 19 years at the paper, in two distinctly different eras of American journalism....

 2021-07-26 14:54 

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Center City group sets these goals in new 2040 plan. What do you want to see?...

Charlotte Center City Partners' 2040 Vision Plan sets the framework for planning growth in and around uptown over the next two decades. Community input wanted....

 2021-07-26 14:45 

Charlotte Observer

Are NC Republicans urging COVID vaccines? Depends on who's talking....

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