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New South Carolina Bill Requires Active Shooter Drills in Elementary Schools

Today at noon, South Carolina Rep. Marvin Pendarvis will be introducing a new bill that would require active shooter drills in all public schools. The bill would require that all public...

Bigfoot Festival Is Coming To North Carolina

The small town of Marion, NC (about 50 miles North West of Charlotte) is now planning to host our region's biggest ever Bigfoot Festival. It will be held in...

Charlotte Launches First Car-Sharing Program In Uptown and South End

The City of Charlotte recently formed a partnership with Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network, to bring its new “wheels when you want them” membership service to residents in...

Cleveland County NC Creatively Targets Millennials in Massive New Campaign

Last year we highlighted a massive new talent attraction campaign that Charlotte’s neighbor, Cleveland County, was about to launch. While the smaller community seeks to attract people from all over...

Mecklenburg County’s Sheriff Cancels His ‘Gun Raffle’ After Florida Shooting

After one of the most tragic school shootings in American history, Mecklenburg County's Sheriff has decided to cancel what many considered to be a controversial fundraising campaign. Sheriff Carmichael had...

The Charlotte Region Produced These 2 Great American Presidents

Happy President's Day! Over the past 250 years, the Charlotte region, and specifically Mecklenburg County, has produced some of the greatest leaders our nation has ever seen. Soon after Mecklenburg County...

From LA to Charlotte – The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Is Now Exactly 1 Year Away

This past weekend, the 2018 All-Star Game weekend concluded in Los Angeles - now, the biggest names in basketball are turning their gaze to the Queen City in preparation...

Earthquake Struck Charlotte Region Yesterday Morning

The U.S. Geological Survey has just announced that a 2.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Monarch Mill, SC area yesterday, just south-west of Charlotte. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division reported...

Charlotte Leaders Hopeful We’ll Host The Republican National Convention in 2020

The city of Charlotte has just announced that it will be submitting a bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention here in Charlotte. “This is a wonderful opportunity to...

5 Massive Homes On Lake Norman You Can Rent For Under $30 Per Night

Now that Spring is almost here, it's the perfect time to get on the lake and do some swimming, fishing, laying in the sun, or doing some insane tricks...

The Top 10 Charlotte Zip Codes To Invest In

According to the Carolina MLS (multiple listing service), Mecklenburg County saw home values increase by 5.3% over the past year. While some zip codes saw a decrease in home values...

America’s First House Cat Museum Recently Opened in North Carolina

The American Museum of the House Cat has recently opened - an extensive collection of all things house-cat related. The collection includes: Fine "picture art" going back to the late...

Charlotte Parents Are Now Buying Bullet-Proof Backpacks After Florida Shooting

After one of the worst school shootings in American history this week in Parkland, Fl, some Charlotte parents are now starting to take measures into their own hands to...

Russian Accounts Targeted Charlotte According To Mueller’s Latest Indictments

Yesterday, the special counsel probing interference in the last presidential election, led by Robert Mueller, charged 13 individual Russian nationals and three separate Russian groups with violating criminal laws...

Charlotte’s Animal Control Is Holding Their Own Super Cute “Winter Games”

While the Winter Olympics are happening in South Korea, Charlotte's far cuter winter games have just begun - the AC&C Cold Weather Games. Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care and Control is...

Global Dessert Company Announces $14.4 Million Expansion in Concord

One of the world's biggest manufacturers of specialty dessert ingredients just announced a major expansion to their US headquarters and production facilities in Concord, NC, according to a press release. PreGel America is...

Garden Centers Around Charlotte Hiring Hundreds of New Employees For Spring Season

Charlotte's popular Pike Nurseries just announced that they will be hiring a wave of new employees around the Charlotte region in preparation for the upcoming Spring season. According to...

15 Old-School Charlotte Things You Can Buy On Etsy Right Now

Many people say that Charlotte's history isn't that great. Nonsense. Charlotte's history is awesome...here's some proof; #1 Epic Track Jacket From Charlotte Final Four This thing is awesome. Size XL. No stains small...

From LA to Charlotte – The 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend Is...

This past weekend, the 2018 All-Star Game weekend concluded in Los Angeles - now, the biggest names in basketball are turning their gaze to...

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