In the Charlotte region, there are more than 180 companies that are tied to the energy sector. A number of renewable energy firms and products have been developed in Charlotte. Home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, 75 percent of NASCAR's employees and drivers are based within two hours of the city.
Local Newspapers: The Charlotte Observer Courier
Local Sports Teams: Carolina Panthers (NFL), Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
Local Colleges: State UniversityJohnson & Wales University, Queens University of Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most recognized names in the world. While many people are familiar with his famous paintings, they may not know what he was like as a man.Criminal Charges - 3-30-15
Johnny Ray Seabrooks, 37, of 5714 Clintwood Dr. in Stanley was charged Mar. 24 with one count of misuse of 911 emergency telephone system. Darryl Shane Roark, 42, of 4255 Orchard Rd. in Iron Station was charged Mar. 24 with one count of assault on a female.Kids helping kids this weekend - "Cookies for Kids' Cancer"
Cookies for Kids' Cancer has its 4th annual 5k, Fun Run and big bake sale on March 28. It's a student founded event - kids helping other kids. Abbey Rogers dreamed up the race in 2012 as a Myers Park sophomore.Death investigation underway after body found in northwest Charlotte
The man was found just after 8 p.m. in a home in the 900 block of Carrington Drive, off of Moores Chapel Road. Police say they are looking for clues and any potential witnesses to assist in the death investigation.Charlotte: Parents group welcomes author
PFLAG Concord/Kannapolis will host Statesville, N.C., author Robert Belding-Miller at its meeting on April 14, 7 p.m., at Central United Methodist Church, 30 Union St. N. He will speak on community from the LGBT perspective. Included will be the definition of community , sexuality as it applies to being gay or lesbian, bi-sexual myths and reality, understanding what it means to be transgender, identity as an asexual person and more.Fire reported at apartment complex in north Charlotte
Fire reported at apartment complex in north Charlotte Fire reported at apartment complex in north Charlotte Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/local/2015/03/27/fire-reported-at-apartment-complex-in-north-charlotte/70530742/ CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Fire Department is responding to a fire at a university area apartment complex Friday morning. Fire officials said a fire was reported just before 6 a.m. at 10659 Hill Point Court off North Tryon Street.Medic: Two students, driver injured in crash involving CMS bus
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on the 1300 block of Jenkins Avenue in southeast Charlotte and involved a bus from Myers Park High School. According to officials, seven students were on board the bus at the time of the accident.Last chance to snag some BBQ at this Charlotte eatery
Time is running short for fans of Old Hickory House BBQ. The eatery at 6538 N. Tryon St. in Charlotte has announced via Facebook that it will close its doors on April 4. "We have appreciated all your business and wish everyone well in their future.Pet Palooza 2015 scheduled for April 18 at Independence Park in Charlotte
The Humane Society of Charlotte assists more than 22,000 pets every year through their many clinics and services as well as placing pets in proper homes. Pet Palooza is sponsored by VGA Stoney Creek Animal Hospital and this year more than 80 vendors are planning to attend.Charlotte City Club looking at planned uptown towers as it considers a move
The Charlotte City Club is talking with developers about potentially taking space in a new tower in uptown Charlotte as it weighs a move out of the 121 West Trade Street building.CMPD: Father at large after son shot in southwest Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were investigating a shooting in southwest Charlotte overnight that left one man in the hospital. Officers were called to the 2900 block of Scarlet Circle around 3:30 a.m. and found a man who was shot twice.Homecoming king suicide: Transgender teen's suicide probe not over, did he jump?
Homecoming king suicide or was it? Transgendered teen found on road after apparent jump from bridge, but police re-investigating today after highway patrol asks for further investigation. When Blake Brockington was crowned homecoming king, this transgender teen used this title to send a message that it is OK for you to just be yourself.The Normal Heart continues Charlotte's struggle a tough topic
Thu., March 26, 7:30 p.m., Fri., March 27, 8 p.m., Sat., March 28, 8 p.m., Sun., March 29, 2:30 p.m., Wed., April 1, 7:30 p.m., Thu., April 2, 7:30 p.m., Fri., April 3, 8 p.m. and Sat., April 4, 8 p.m. Thirty-five years after a new illness began afflicting gay men, local theater companies shouldn't have trepidations about staging a drama which recaptures the original anguish of the AIDS crisis. Yet, as the fine Theatre Charlotte production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart reminded us on opening night, bringing up the subject in the Queen City is still fraught with peril.Three Charlotte eateries land on 'Top 15 N.C. Southern Restaurants' list
Belle at the Jones House in Cary is also one of the "Top 15 North Carolina Southern Restaurants," according to Scoutology. The King's Kitchen & Bakery, 129 W. Trade St., is a "family style Southern restaurant serving dishes like braised red eye pot roast and gumbo."MEDIC: 1 injured in crash that blocked Independence Blvd.
Emergency crews have closed the inbound lanes of Independence Blvd. in east Charlotte after a crash early Wednesday morning. All but one lane was closed inbound between Albemarle Road and Eastway Drive after the wreck around 5:45 a.m. MEDIC told Channel 9 one person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center with life threatening injuries in the crash.The Danielle Anderson Scholarship & Life Trust Established for Beloved Daughter of Bill Anderson
The family of veteran CE industry executive Bill Anderson, who passed away last week, has established a fund to support the education of Anderson's daughter. Anderson's family and friends announced that they have organized a Trust, through which we may all support and encourage Bill's only child, his beloved daughter Danielle.Updated euthanasia list for week of March 23 Cabarrus County Animal Control cats
This is the updated list of shelter cats on the euthanasia list at Cabarrus County Animal Control, located in Concord, North Carolina. Cabarrus Shelter Cats reached out to Greenville Cats Examiner via email with this weeks list.
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