| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Kyle Larson, the 21-year-old racing prodigy from Elk Grove, Calif., will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut Oct. 12.
Larson will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet in the night race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, then also compete in the Oct. 27...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:12 PM
For Solar Decathlon 2013, we put a virtual microphone in front of some teams and let the competitors explain their home design, in their own words. First up: the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, which like the 19 other teams in the Department of...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
If Sage Karam had not won those weekend go-kart races in Charlotte, N.C., as an 8-year-old, he might be getting ready for his final high school football season in Nazareth, Pa.
If Karam had not won the Skip Barber School Shootout in Sebring, Fla.,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:33 PM
United Arts of Central Florida will announce the results of the first round of its new Power2give online fundraising on Thursday — and the results should make many arts groups happy.
In its first 90 days, nearly $90,000 was raised for area...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Some political commentators are dancing on what they believe to be the grave of the Republican Party, claiming that the only way the GOP can have a viable future is for them to behave like Democrats.
Last weekend, National Review magazine sponsored a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Julius Chambers, a tenacious North Carolina civil rights lawyer whose house was bombed and office torched as a result of his advocacy, died Friday.
The 76-year-old attorney, whose cases paved the way for public school integration in the Charlotte-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Chuck Foley, whose Twister party game brought shoeless strangers achingly close to one another and made even the most spirited rounds of Scrabble seem comparatively tame, has died. He was 82.
The inventor, who held 97 patents, died July 1 in a care...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:43 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Many a traveler moves through Charlotte; fewer stick around. For some, it's just a busy hub airport, visited occasionally while taking advantage of US Airways' often reasonable fares to other places. We know it as an important...
| Aug 26, 2012
Editor's note: Last week we profiled Tampa, Fla., in preparation for the Republican National Convention. This week it's Charlotte, N.C., where the Democrats will convene.
— "So, where's the best barbecue in town?"
It seems like the question to...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:45 AM
The political convention season has just begun and already the kind folks at Garden & Gun magazine are offering two very potent ways to get through the coverage gavel-to-gavel. Yes, we're talking cocktails, people.
"Regardless of your political leanings,...
| Jun 5, 2013
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A sliding door - say, a door of planks hanging from exposed hardware - transforms a room. It's so eye-catching, so unexpected, that it invites closer looks. It brings smiles.
There are also practical reasons for choosing sliding doors....