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NCAA

CIAA Tournament will stay in Charlotte 6 more years

CIAA Tournament will stay in Charlotte 6 more yearsCharlotte city officials were all smiles as they inked a new contract that will keep the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's annual tournament in Charlotte for six more years.
  • NCAA
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Knights

Knights crush attendance records

Knights crush attendance recordsThe Charlotte Knights lead all minor league teams in attendance for the 2014 season.
  • Knights
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Traffic

Street car construction frustrates uptown businesses

Street car construction frustrates uptown businessesArea businesses experiencing traffic woes due to the construction of the street car are now pleading with the city for some relief.
  • Traffic
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Crime

CFD determines uptown church fire is arson

CFD determines uptown church fire is arsonThe Charlotte Fire Department has determined a fire at a church in uptown early Tuesday morning was set intentionally.
  • Crime
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Communities across Charlotte region mark National Night Out

Communities across Charlotte region mark National Night OutCommunities across Charlotte region mark National Night Out
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

2 hospitalized after car crashes into body shop

2 hospitalized after car crashes into body shopTwo people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after a car lost control and smashed into a Charlotte business.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Change in uptown fireworks venue means changes for CMPD

Change in uptown fireworks venue means changes for CMPDHurricane Arthur won't have any impact on fireworks here, but a change in venue might. This year, the uptown fireworks display is moving from Memorial Stadium to BB&T Ballpark.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Fireworks will light Uptown sky on the 4th of July

Fireworks will light Uptown sky on the 4th of JulyThousands are expected to fill the area for the event. WBT Operations Manager Matt Dubois says the party begins long before baseball or fireworks.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Free swim lessons for kids in uptown Charlotte

Free swim lessons for kids in uptown CharlotteMecklenburg County Parks and Recreation will offer free swim lessons for kids ages 3 through 12 in May.
  • Local
  • 8 months ago
Local

Alive After Five kicks off in uptown Charlotte

Alive After Five kicks off in uptown CharlotteThere will be live music and food every week.
  • Local
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

BB&T Ballpark gives uptown surprise fireworks show

BB&T Ballpark gives uptown surprise fireworks showBut the sights and sounds of fireworks, you may not expect in the middle of the week. No, it wasn’t to usher in spring and it wasn’t for March Madness either.
  • Local
  • 9 months ago
Business

Charlotte Observer moves from downtown presses

Charlotte Observer moves from downtown pressesThe last newspaper has rolled off The Charlotte Observer's presses at the paper's downtown Charlotte officers.
  • Business
  • 10 months ago
Regional

Restaurant Report: Low mark for Tavern on the Tracks

Restaurant Report: Low mark for Tavern on the TracksMecklenburg County Health Inspections for week of January 15 through 21. Date of inspection indicated.
  • Regional
  • 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

2 injured in uptown shooting

2 injured in uptown shootingCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a shooting in uptown that sent two people to the hospital.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Woman stabbed at Transit Center

Woman stabbed at Transit CenterCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a stabbing at the Transit Center in uptown Friday night.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Panthers QB live tweets uptown standoff

Panthers QB live tweets uptown standoffBack up Panthers Quarterback Derek Anderson live-tweeted the standoff in uptown on Friday morning.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Roads blocked in uptown due to film crew

Roads blocked in uptown due to film crewMotorists are having a difficult time in the Queen City on Tuesday! This time, in uptown, film crews have a main intersection blocked off for shooting.
  • Local
  • 1 year ago
Sports

Photos | BB&T Ballpark nearly completed!

Photos | BB&T Ballpark nearly completed!We’re now at the point where the Charlotte Knights’ new ballpark in uptown Charlotte is actually starting to look like a ballpark.
  • Sports
  • 1 year ago
Local

Durham firm buys uptown tower

Durham firm buys uptown towerA Durham-based commercial real estate company has bought a piece of Charlotte’s uptown skyline for $59.6 million.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Business

CrownePlaza to be converted to Fairfield Inn

CrownePlaza to be converted to Fairfield InnThe Crowne Plaza Charlotte Uptown will soon undergo a multi-million dollar renovation as its converted into a new Fairfield Inn & Suites.
  • Business
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Entertainment

Banshee films, makes rain in uptown

Banshee films, makes rain in uptownBanshee films, makes rain in uptown
  • Entertainment
  • 1 year, 3 months ago
Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

Uptown: Hotel to get $20 million overhaul

Uptown: Hotel to get $20 million overhaulThe plan calls for a pair of connected hotels, Sheraton Charlotte which will open Aug. 15 and Le Meridien, opening in January.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward

Rain shouldn't stop uptown fireworks display

Rain shouldn't stop uptown fireworks displayCharlotte City Partners says the fire marshal is responsible for allowing the show to go on, which depends primarily on nearby lightning.
  • Uptown - First Ward - Fourth Ward
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Local

Police: Woman shot by uptown bar likely hit by falling bullet

Police: Woman shot by uptown bar likely hit by falling bulletCharlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for a man they said shot a woman at a popular uptown Charlotte bar Thursday night.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

New uptown apartment complex planned next to baseball stadium

New uptown apartment complex planned next to baseball stadiumCharlotte-based Spectrum Properties has plans for a new apartment complex in the heart of uptown that will give residents an up-close view of the new BB&T Ballpark.
  • Local
  • 1 year, 5 months ago
Local

Uptown high-rise evacuated for gas odor

Uptown high-rise evacuated for gas odorThe odor of gasoline prompted a HazMat response and the evacuation of a high-rise building in Uptown.
  • Local
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Crime

One shot overnight in Uptown

One shot overnight in UptownPolice are talking to two people of interest who were at the scene of the shooting.
  • Crime
  • 1 year, 5 months ago