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DOT tried to end the uproar over the I-77 toll lanes. But it’s brought fresh criticism.

As the N.C. Secretary of Transportation starts negotiations to modify the contract with a private company building toll lanes on Interstate 77, there’s plenty of uncertainty about when and how the controversial project can be changed.And tolls, a politically explosive issue in north Mecklenburg and

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-08-17 07:00:00

Criminal summons issued for driver seen tethering dog to back of moving Jeep

During an investigation that followed, Huntersville Police Officers were dispatched in regards to the same vehicle traveling down the roadway in Huntersville on Monday afternoon, with the same dog tethered to the rear cargo carrier, police report.

WCNC - 2018-08-17 14:55:42

Charlotte restaurants featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (and what to order)

CHARLOTTE, NC. -- If you're looking for some tasty eats in the Queen City, you don't have to look very far.

WCNC - 2018-08-17 10:34:35

CONCORD MILLS CHASE: Police search for suspect after chase ends at Concord Mills Mall

CONCORD, N.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they took one person into custody and are looking for one other after a chase ended at Concord Mills Mall Thursday afternoon.Police said they responded to a residential breaking and entering call on Jessica Leigh Lane around 2:51 p.m.[RELATED: People

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-16 19:58:45

Driver caught with dog tied to back of Jeep reportedly "dodging police"

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- The driver who was spotted with a dog tied to the back of a Jeep this month has reportedly been "dodging police," according to the Huntersville Police Department. A criminal summons has been issued.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-17 16:01:00

Check Out These 34 New Jobs In Mooresville

MOORESVILLE, NC — Companies across the Charlotte and Lake Norman region are looking for new employees, and Patch andZip Recruiterhave heaps of openings on our searchable jobs board.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 17:12:13

Manufacturer To Add 42 Jobs In Burke County - WCCB Charlotte

MORGANTON, N.C. (News Release) — Jackson Paper Manufacturing Company, North Carolina’s largest recycled paper producer, will open a new plant in Burke County, creating 42 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company plans to invest approximately $14 million in its new plant in Morganton an

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 15:17:19

UNC-Charlotte to keep Jerry Richardson's name on football stadium

“There may be other skeletons in the closet, but for someone of that stature and that era, I was extremely disappointed,” said Wieck.

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-17 09:39:21

Statesville couple charged with improper bail bonding

Between Dec. 19, 2017 and June 27, Tonya Nicole Zsarmani, 44, allegedly acted as a bail bonding agent. She did not have a license to do so, and Department of Insurance spokesman Barry Smith said he was unable to determine if she ever has had a license in the past.

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-08-16 20:32:00

Meth, pills still drugs of choice

The Wilkes Sheriff’s Office has announced the names of 30 people charged in drug investigations conducted since the first of June. Nearly all have been arrested.Methamphetamine smuggled from Mexico and prescription pain pills remain dominant illicit drugs in Wilkes County, but heroin’s presence is s

WILKES JOURNAL PATRIOT - 2018-08-17 16:00:00

Man arrested in Charlotte for Texas murder after 19 years on the run

Officials say Apolinar Tejeda, 66, was living under an assumed name of Leopoldo Silva in Kannapolis.

WCNC - 2018-08-16 16:24:18

Iredell teacher charged with statutory rape

The teacher, Christina D. Jolly, of Statesville, has been suspended with pay while the case is investigated, the school system said in a press release.

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-08-15 23:41:00

Health Inspections: 7 Mooresville Restaurants Keep 'A' Rating

MOORESVILLE, NC — Seven recently inspected Mooresville area restaurant kitchens all earned "A" health ratings, however numerous health code violations were found ranging from food found at improper temperatures to stacks of dirty pans and employees not washing their hands.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 21:33:32

Murdered Colorado mother has ties to greater Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Late last month her Facebook page showed a beaming, happy Shanann Watts with a group of friends at a Hickory Tavern in Rock Hill.

WCNC - 2018-08-16 19:35:00

Gospel On The Green, Beer Run: Davidson, Cornelius This Weekend

DAVIDSON, NC — From making a beer run for a good cause in Cornelius to a food tour in Davidson, there are plenty of fun events happening around Lake Norman this weekend. If you're looking for something to do, Patch has you covered.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 12:03:57

Iredell teacher charged with statutory rape; charges involve foster child

The teacher, Christina Davis Jolly, of Trophy Drive, Statesville, is suspected of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy beginning in August 2017, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said.

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 13:30:00

Dropping I-77 toll lanes not an option, DOT secretary says. But he wants big changes.

The much-maligned toll lanes on Interstate 77 north of Charlotte could be made more driver-friendly, N.C. Secretary of Transportation Jim Trogdon said Wednesday, but he did not recommend the state buy out a private developer’s contract immediately to convert some of them to free lanes.Speaking to a


Matthews Man Charged With Impersonating A Police Officer - WCCB Charlotte

The woman told police Heib was wearing a dark shirt, dark tactical pants and had a holstered pistol attached to his waistband. The woman says Heib had no visible badge or identification, and refused to provide any when asked.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-08-16 20:53:52

UNCC to keep Jerry Richardson name on stadium

LOCALPhoto: WCNCUNCC to keep Jerry Richardson name on stadiumUNC Charlotte chancellor Phil Dubois announced that the school's board of trustees voted to keep Jerry Richardson's name on the school's football stadiumCHARLOTTE, N.C. -- UNC Charlotte chancellor Phil Dubois announced that the school's bo

WCNC - 2018-08-16 18:41:35

CLUB LUST SHOOTING: Security guard who shot, killed man in Charlotte club gets probation

The shooter, Wade Mosley, was initially charged with murder but pleaded to lesser charges Thursday in court.

WSOC-TV - 2018-08-16 20:24:02