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2 hospitalized in Ardrey Kell crash

2 hospitalized in Ardrey Kell crashTwo people were taken to the hospital following a crash involving an entrapment.
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  • 12 months ago
Local

MetLife picks Ballantyne for 1,300 jobs

MetLife picks Ballantyne for 1,300 jobsMetLife plans to occupy two buildings in Ballantyne Corporate Park, officials announced Tuesday, ending months of speculation about where the company would set up operations to bring 1,300 jobs to Charlotte.
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  • 1 year, 6 months ago
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Construction on Rea Road causes delays, issues for neighbors

Construction on Rea Road causes delays, issues for neighborsConstruction continues of a busy south Charlotte road, wreaking havoc for many motorists.
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  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Business

MetLife eyeing Ballantyne, could bring 1,000 jobs

MetLife eyeing Ballantyne, could bring 1,000 jobsFinancial services giant MetLife Inc. is eyeing a building in Ballantyne Corporate Park for a major expansion that could bring roughly 1,000 jobs to Charlotte, real estate sources say.
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  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Ballantyne

Cause determined in Ballantyne area house fire; damage at $100K

Cause determined in Ballantyne area house fire; damage at $100KOfficials believe a house fire that caused more than $100,000 in damages began due to electrical issues Tuesday afternoon in the Ballantyne area of south Charlotte.
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  • 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Ballantyne

Charlotte mayor against Ballantyne becoming its own town

Charlotte mayor against Ballantyne becoming its own townCharlotte's mayor is speaking out against the idea of Ballantyne becoming its own town.
  • Ballantyne
  • 1 year, 11 months ago
Crime

Suspect still at large in Ballantyne 7-11 robbery

Suspect still at large in Ballantyne 7-11 robberyCharlotte police are still looking for the person who used a taser to rob a Ballantyne convenience store earlier this month.
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  • 2 years ago
Consumer

Publix announces plans for Ballantyne store in 2014

Publix announces plans for Ballantyne store in 2014Publix announced plans Wednesday to open a grocery store in Ballantyne in early 2014, marking the company's first move into North Carolina.
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  • 2 years, 1 month ago
Entertainment

How real is reality TV? We go behind the scenes

How real is reality TV? We go behind the scenesFrom Snookie to the BacheloretteThe Housewives and Top Chefs, pretty much every network has reality tv and people of Charlotte are often front and center.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
Local

Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire in south Charlotte

Firefighters battle 2-alarm fire in south CharlotteFirefighters said a southern Mecklenburg County house suffered “significant damage” in a two-alarm fire Thursday night.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
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Rea Road widening cuts into yards, leaves some worried about privacy

Rea Road widening cuts into yards, leaves some worried about privacy Construction on south Charlotte’s Rea Road widening project has left some area homeowners disgruntled about the changes city officials say will improve safety and ease traffic.
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  • 2 years, 2 months ago
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Police confirm body of missing DJ found in wreckage

Police confirm body of missing DJ found in wreckageInvestigators said they positively identified the man found in a car at the Interstate 485 and 77 on July 16.
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  • 11 months ago
Ballantyne

Hundreds to hit Ballantyne golf course for weekend benefit

Hundreds to hit Ballantyne golf course for weekend benefitOn Saturday, hundreds will hit the golf course to help benefit area youth at the annual Gray Classic held at the Ballantyne Resort Golf Course. The event was founded by Herb and Felicia Gray of Charlotte in 2009.
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  • 2 years, 3 months ago
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Driver hurt after slamming into tree overnight in Ballantyne

Driver hurt after slamming into tree overnight in BallantyneOfficials are investigating an overnight crash in south Charlotte.
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  • 12 months ago
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Ballantyne Breakfast Club meets with DOT

Ballantyne Breakfast Club meets with DOTSaturday morning you can get breakfast and an update on road improvement projects in South Charlotte.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Ballantyne

Ballantyne salon's ex-owners sued for $1 million

Ballantyne salon's ex-owners sued for $1 millionThe company that owns Ballantyne Village is suing the former owners of one of its tenants, upscale men’s salon Emerson Joseph, for more than $1 million, claiming they fell behind on their rent and owe future payments on a 10-year lease.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Business

Charlotte man pitches idea for recyclable shoes on national TV show

Charlotte man pitches idea for recyclable shoes on national TV showGary Gagnon’s inspiration was a pile of his kids’ beat-up sneakers.
  • Business
  • 2 years, 5 months ago
Local

Prosecutor: former NYPD officer was stabbed 19 times in back

Prosecutor: former NYPD officer was stabbed 19 times in backA former New York City police officer killed in April was stabbed in the back 19 times by his ex-wife, a Mecklenburg prosecutor said in court Thursday.
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  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
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Firefighters: Discarded 'smoking materials' started Ballantyne fire

Firefighters: Discarded 'smoking materials' started Ballantyne fireA three-alarm fire erupted at a townhome in Ballantyne early Friday evening, damaging six homes and displacing several families.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
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Piedmont Natural Gas warns customers to call 811 before digging‎

Piedmont Natural Gas warns customers to call 811 before digging‎ Raeford Vinson knows a thing or two about yard work.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Ballantyne

Student caught with gun at Ballantyne school stole from relative

Student caught with gun at Ballantyne school stole from relativeNew details emerged Wednesday after a seventh grade student brought a loaded gun to a Charlotte middle school on Tuesday.
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  • 12 months ago
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Student brought loaded gun to Ballantyne school

Student brought loaded gun to Ballantyne schoolA seventh grade student is accused of bringing a loaded gun to a Charlotte middle school on Tuesday, according to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools official.
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  • 12 months ago
Local

Crash involving 2 CMS buses totals car

Crash involving 2 CMS buses totals carCharlotte-Mecklenburg police say a medical emergency was behind an accident involving two CMS school buses and a car.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Crime

Man robs Ballantyne CVS wearing stocking mask

Man robs Ballantyne CVS wearing stocking maskCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for the man who robbed a south Charlotte CVS at gunpoint.
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  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Ballantyne

Piedmont Gas inspecting lines in Ballantyne

Piedmont Gas inspecting lines in BallantyneCharlotte fire officials say the fires that some people are reporting this week in the Ballantyne area of south Charlotte are actually part of a line-purging operation by Piedmont Natural Gas.
  • Ballantyne
  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Local

Car drives into Ballantyne store building

Car drives into Ballantyne store buildingA car drove into a Stein Mart in Ballantyne during the rush hour commute on Monday afternoon.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Business

Ballantyne, uptown Charlotte race to land office tenants

Ballantyne, uptown Charlotte race to land office tenantsThe race to land office tenants is heating up in Charlotte, and two of the city’s top office markets – uptown and Ballantyne – increasingly look like competitors, some say.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago