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Four men charged with serious drug crimes appeared in federal court Monday, indicted for cocaine and crack cocaine offenses dating back to summer 2017 in Mecklenburg County. Mark Jefferson Belton, Rodney Funderburk, Rodriguez Neal and Rashad Taylor were all indicted Wednesday, court ...
State troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol say they're seeing more fatalities in crashes where alcohol was a factor. "There's more speed involved when you're on the interstate," said Trooper Ray Pierce. "The vehicles are traveling at a higher rate of speed so the crashes are severe when we ...

“The challenge is Mecklenburg County is increasingly Democratic overall. So it is getting harder and harder to cobble together enough precincts for a reliably Republican legislative district.” Kappler said Democrats are likely to target districts where Cooper got at least 44 percent of the vote against ...
The Charlotte Business Journal is continuing its monthly series that provides a review of health code inspections for Mecklenburg County restaurants. Restaurants featured in this section scored either a "B" or "C" when inspected in the month of January, according to data pulled Feb. 8 from the N.C. Public ...
RALEIGH — State data shows one North Carolina county has issued four times as many aggressive driving tickets as any other. Law enforcement in Mecklenburg County issued 279 citations for the serious traffic charge in 2017. The next county on the list as Wake County with 67 tickets. The two counties ...
There's a relatively cheap way to reduce the HIV rate that Mecklenburg County isn't utilizing. The Cabarrus Health Alliance started a needle exchange program so intravenous drug users can turn in old needles and get brand new ones. Clean needles can stop the spread of HIV through drug users sharing.

Scouts will go door-to-door in neighborhoods throughout Mecklenburg County collecting nonperishable food items for Loaves & Fishes. Last year's Scouting for Food drive collected 240,000 pounds of food to help feed hungry neighbors in need. Scouting for Food helps restock pantry shelves that were ...
MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - Troopers are fighting to cut down on wrong-way crashes on local interstates. Two men died Saturday morning when one of them was driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 485 near West Boulevard.
Mecklenburg County activating emergency shelter ahead of winter weather. An emergency shelter was activated Tuesday ahead of the winter weather coming to the Carolinas. Author: Mitzi Morris. Published: 4:54 PM EST January 16, 2018. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- An emergency shelter was activated Tuesday ahead of the ...
It has broken homes, left people homeless, incarcerated, or dead, and has caused social services costs to skyrocket as cities and counties try to address this growing problem. Last week in Mecklenburg County, a little boy was left crying at his daddy's funeral. Three young men have died since Christmas.
A Mecklenburg County commissioner said Friday the county is not doing enough to help the homeless during this week's bitter cold, even as the county defended its work in helping the homeless. “It's not working,” commissioner Pat Cotham said of county efforts to get the homeless into shelters. “No one's ...
Government officials in Mecklenburg County filed a lawsuit against several drug manufacturers and distributors Thursday. The lawsuit states that Mecklenburg County officials are seeking to recover damages as a result of the opioid epidemic they claim the manufacturers caused. Mecklenburg County is ...
Mecklenburg County Sheriff Irwin Carmichael talks about some of the inmates flagged during the first three weeks of 2018 through the 287(g) program at the Mecklenburg County Jail. (Credit: David T. Foster ||| | The Charlotte Observer) ...
Mecklenburg County Tax assessor Ken Joyner is hoping to get ahead of the pushback that dogged the office he now heads during the last property re-evaluation in 2011. "It will be much easier for property owners to understand. It will help us with consistency," Joyner said at the annual retreat for county ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mecklenburg County commissioners are meeting in Elizabeth Friday for the final day of their annual budget retreat where they'll continue to discuss issues facing the county. While much of the county's business happens at the Government Center, the county's goals and big projects are ...
... laid to rest. CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon for Mecklenburg County Deputy Sheriff James Hawkins. ... Deputy Hawkins had been with Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office since 2005 and was assigned to arrest processing, authorities said in a news release. He was ...
With new HIV infections believed to be increasing, Mecklenburg County's Health Department is launching a pilot program to give 320 high-risk people a drug designed to reduce the risk of getting the virus. The county is partnering with drug-maker Gilead, which will distribute daily doses of Truvada to ...

Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio speaks at a news conference at the Government Center about the hacking of Mecklenburg County's servers in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. A $25,000 ransom in bit coin was being sought for the files being held. County officials said late this ...
In a world rocked by hackers, trolls and online evildoers of all stripes, the good people of the internet have long looked for a hero who would refuse to back down. Finally, someone has said enough is enough. And that someone is the government of Mecklenburg County, N.C.. The county, which includes the ...
Merriweather was sworn in as the first black District Attorney in Mecklenburg County, he says he wants to gain the public's trust by introducing new initiatives. The first initiative includes cracking down on violent crimes. “The violent crimes team will handle robberies, felony assaults and shooting cases,” said ...
Almost one in 20 people jailed in Mecklenburg County last year were held on failure to pay court fines or fees. Now, a new program supported by the MacArthur Foundation is modeling an evidence-based approach to criminal justice reform that changes the way people are assessed, held and released.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The sheriff of Mecklenburg County is raffling off several guns including semi-automatic rifles to fund his re-election campaign. The sheriff said it's not the first time there's been a gun raffle, adding that it works. Tickets are $50 for a chance to win a weapon and the raffle will be in February.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The opioid crisis has affected millions of families across the Carolinas and now Mecklenburg County leaders are thinking ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Mecklenburg County's first African-American district attorney was sworn in Monday in Charlotte. Spencer B. Merriweather ...
Mecklenburg County has joined a growing number of North Carolina jails that have ended in-person visits, a move that has drawn criticism ...
Counties across America are offering the poor and uninsured a drug that can stop the spread of HIV. But in Mecklenburg County, which has ...
Mecklenburg County's network of food pantries, Loaves & Fishes, is on pace to feed up to 14 percent more people in 2017, the agency says.
With the addition of the Flat Branch Nature Preserve, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation now manages more than 7,600 acres of nature ...
Faced with backlash from AIDS activists and others, Mecklenburg County Health Director Gibbie Harris has apologized for comments linking ...
Steven Graham is an inspector with the Mecklenburg County Health Department. He said it's up to the schools to fix any violations discovered during their ...
Libraries: All branches of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library system will be closed Friday, Nov. 10. Mecklenburg County Substance Abuse ...
Mecklenburg County's new health director, Alma “Gibbie” Harris, officially started on the job this week. But she's been in Charlotte for the better ...
So how do you cast your vote Tuesday in Mecklenburg County? First, you need to find your polling place. Visit the North Carolina State Board ...
MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - Mecklenburg County is struggling to give students the access they need to school nurses. Parents who ...
Roy Cooper announced Tuesday he will appoint Spencer Merriweather to serve as District Attorney for Mecklenburg County once current ...
Well, turns out Mecklenburg County is one of the places in the state where you're most likely to be bitten by a venomous snake, based on data ...
Revenue and attendance increased for the Charlotte Independence during the team's first season at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in ...
Well, turns out Mecklenburg County is one of the places in the state where you're most likely to be bitten by a venomous snake, based on data ...
Every year dozens of people are killed in Charlotte due to violent crimes. Some cases are solved, others remain under investigation, and some ...
Those four Mecklenburg County locations where you can get rid of old prescription drugs include Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Headquarters ...
(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Authorities say a pregnant woman found dead in South Carolina was killed by her boyfriend in North Carolina before ...
Four months after Mecklenburg County's health director resigned amid investigations into poor patient care at two clinics, officials have hired a ...
Candidates must also adhere to the standards set by Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Employment is contingent on the successful ...
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Early voting kicked off this week in Mecklenburg County for the upcoming Nov. 7 election, and includes candidates for ...
Mecklenburg County's Land Use and Environmental Services Agency decided it needed a change of scenery after 20 years in the Hal Marshall ...
MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. - Lauren McCotter just gave birth to her daughter Olivia in Charlotte on Sunday. The McCotters are going ...
Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio and Charlotte City Manager Marcus Jones are locked in tense negotiations over who services more ...
At least 6,630 people in Mecklenburg County are living with HIV, a more ... Only about a dozen health care providers in Mecklenburg County ...
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the Charlotte area from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday. Mecklenburg and Union counties are ...
Mecklenburg County leaders are finalizing their decision on who will police unincorporated areas of the county. Currently, the ...


 

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