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Facebook post helps Matthews family adopt son

Facebook post helps Matthews family adopt sonThey got a call that a baby boy was born, and he needed a home. The family had just a few weeks to come up with $10,000.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Local

Pilots in UPS plane crash died of blunt force trauma

Pilots in UPS plane crash died of blunt force traumaThe medical examiner has shared some more information in the deadly plane crash last month that killed a pilot from Matthews.
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  • 1 year ago
Local

Man pleads guilty in DWI crash that killed 2 women

Man pleads guilty in DWI crash that killed 2 womenThe man accused of driving impaired and killing a grandmother and her daughter has entered a guilty plea in the case.
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  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Matthews

Diehard Krispy Kreme fans camp out at new location

Diehard Krispy Kreme fans camp out at new locationDoughnut lovers began lining up Wednesday night to be the first in when the brand new location opened on Independence Boulevard in Matthews. It opened its doors at midnight Friday.
  • Matthews
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Business

Harris Teeter: We intend to remain 'union free'

Harris Teeter: We intend to remain 'union free'Harris Teeter filed the question-and-answer document in a securities filing last week. The United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, which represents about 60 percent of Kroger’s employees, didn’t respond to messages.
  • Business
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Local

Smoke bomb causes restaurant evacuations in Matthews

Smoke bomb causes restaurant evacuations in MatthewsFirst responders were on high alert after receiving a call about a smokey mailbox Sunday evening.
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  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Update | 23 year old killed in Matthews shooting

Update | 23 year old killed in Matthews shootingA neighbor tells NBC Charlotte heard gunshots followed by screams for help. She ran to the scene and tried to put pressure on his wounds.
  • Crime
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Local

Matthews Chipotle robbery surveillance released

Matthews Chipotle robbery surveillance releasedAn employee at the Chipolte Restaurant in Matthews was injured during a robbery on Thursday night.
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  • 11 months ago
Local

1 charged in police chase that injured 2 officers

1 charged in police chase that injured 2 officers Matthews police have arrested one man and are searching for a second after a chase that ended with a patrol car hitting a tree Friday morning.
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  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Matthews

Storm causes power outages in Matthews

Storm causes power outages in MatthewsNearly 700 families in Matthews were left in the dark Wednesday morning.
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  • 1 year, 9 months ago
Local

Grinch targets holiday displays in Matthews neighborhood

Grinch targets holiday displays in Matthews neighborhoodNeighbors initially wondered if decoration vandalism was a hate crime.
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  • 1 year, 9 months ago
Matthews

MUST SEE: Matthews gingerbread house contest winners

MUST SEE: Matthews gingerbread house contest winnersThe town of Matthews has named winners in the annual gingerbread house contest this holiday season.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Local

Matthews home total loss following Sunday blaze

Matthews home total loss following Sunday blazeA woman in Matthews is without a home after a house fire Sunday afternoon.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
High School

Butler tops AP prep football poll

Butler tops AP prep football pollThe Associated Press state high school football poll for the week of September 11, first-place votes in parentheses, records and total points as voted upon by a statewide panel of prep sports writers:
  • High School
  • 2 years ago
Local

Mint Hill 6th grader attacked on CMS bus

Mint Hill 6th grader attacked on CMS busA sixth grader was bruised and bloodied after an attack on board a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools bus, and the victim’s mother claims CMS refused to do anything about it.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
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Union Co. family gets home makeover gift

Union Co. family gets home makeover giftA Union County family enjoyed their first full day in their new home Monday, but actually the Oates family is back in their old home, which was transformed into one they wouldn’t recognize from inside.
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  • 2 years, 4 months ago
Local

Video poker machines found inside consignment store

Video poker machines found inside consignment storeTwo people in Matthews have been cited for running illegal gambling machines.
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  • 2 years, 5 months ago
Business

Massive Matthews estate sells for $1.175M at auction

Massive Matthews estate sells for $1.175M at auctionThere is a chance many of you have driven near it and didn’t even know it was there. Just off of Pineville-Matthews Road is likely one of the largest private estates in Mecklenburg County.
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  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Local

Restaurant Inspections | Matthews cafe tops the list

Restaurant Inspections | Matthews cafe tops the listThese are the best and worst restaurant health inspection scores for March 14-20 filed by the Mecklenburg County Health Department. The scores are in percentages.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Local

Students raise $11K at Matthews Elementary School

Students raise $11K at Matthews Elementary SchoolSome students at a local elementary school are doing amazing things, not for themselves, but for others.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Local

2 Butler H.S. students arrested after bomb threats

2 Butler H.S. students arrested after bomb threatsTwo students have been arrested in connection to recent bomb threats at Butler High School.
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  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Business

Gated Matthews mansion has 8 bedrooms, 8-car garage

Gated Matthews mansion has 8 bedrooms, 8-car garageGated Matthews mansion has 8 bedrooms, 8-car garage
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Matthews

Girls Soccer: Myers Park handles Butler

Girls Soccer: Myers Park handles ButlerIn the final minute of the first half Myers Park dented the scoreboard and later added four more for a 5-0 early season win over Butler on Friday night in girls soccer action.
  • Matthews
  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Local

Police need help finding man who robbed CVS

Police need help finding man who robbed CVSThe Matthews Police Department is looking for the public's help to identify a man who robbed a CVS early Sunday morning.
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  • 2 years, 6 months ago
Matthews

Wal-Mart takes on Harris Teeter over grocery prices

Wal-Mart takes on Harris Teeter over grocery pricesWal-Mart is going after Matthews-based Harris Teeter with a tactic it's trying only in Charlotte: a series of grocery ads featuring head-to-head price comparisons on everything from chicken soup to ice cream.
  • Matthews
  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Local

Lockdown lifted after bank robbery near Matthews school

Lockdown lifted after bank robbery near Matthews schoolA southeast Charlotte high school is on lockdown after an apparent bank robbery Wednesday morning.
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  • 2 years, 7 months ago
Local

Matthews kid wins big honor for upcoming Super Bowl

Matthews kid wins big honor for upcoming Super BowlFor as long as he can remember, James Gale has been a New England Patriots fan.
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  • 2 years, 8 months ago