We'll have a better idea today about who will shape the future of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. CMS Superintendent Heath Morrison is expected to name his cabinet this afternoon at a specially-called school board meeting. People with different titles will surround Morrison. For example, Morrison will name a chief of staff. Previous superintendent Peter Gorman did not have a chief of staff. Morrison will also name a deputy superintendent, a position that Gorman axed because of budget cuts.

Neither Cheers Nor Jeers At The DNC Protest Rally

Aug 24, 2012

Champion Golfer Comes Home To Charlotte

Aug 24, 2012

Webb Simpson with U.S. Open trophy. Photo: David Rumsey Charlotte resident and U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson was back on his home turf Tuesday - Charlotte's Quail Hollow Club. He talked with reporters about his recent win, playing under pressure, and his priorities.

Council Rejects Property Tax Hike

Aug 24, 2012

In a dramatic upset Monday night, the Charlotte City Council rejected a property tax increase and upended the city's entire budget process. Council voted 6 to 5 against raising property taxes by 8% to fund $926 million in infrastructure projects. The vote took several council members and Mayor Anthony Foxx by surprise. "What has just been done tonight is perhaps the most irresponsible decision I've seen the city council make in history," said Foxx. Newcomers to the council - Democrats Claire Fallon and Beth Pickering - voted against the tax increase.

N.C., S.C. Unemployment Up In July

Aug 24, 2012

DNC 2012 Security Plan Released

Aug 24, 2012

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