RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is offering a free visit to three historic sites, complete with overnight stays and meals, for the holidays. Someone will win the “Carolina Colonial Christmas” drawing for two people ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte will have to spend nearly an additional $1 million to expand light rail line platforms to handle longer trains. The construction to allow three-car Lynx trains instead of two-car trains was supposed to finish in September. The ...
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Young women are living with their parents or relatives at a rate not seen since 1940 as more millennial women put off marriage, attend college and face high living expenses. A Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data ...Read More »
NEW YORK – Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn’t exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere in the world, for the rest of his life. All because ...Read More »
CHICAGO (AP) — Spokespeople for Michael Jordan and a supermarket chain say there’s a settlement regarding the alleged misuse of the basketball star’s name. The case involves Jewel-Osco’s use of Jordan’s name in a 2009 Sports Illustrated ad. In August, a jury ...
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VILLAGE OF KOHLER, Wis. (AP) — Striking union workers at the Kohler Co. have greeted holiday shoppers in Wisconsin with pickets. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports at least 1,000 striking Kohler workers and their supporters were outside Saturday along the street that separates the ...Read More »
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — McKibbon Hotel Group officials have released more details about a planned hotel in downtown Asheville. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports in a statement Thursday, McKibbon officials said they expect to hire up to 100 full-time employees with starting ...Read More »
The share of homes that were bought with cash in the Charlotte area fell 2.8 percentage points in August from a year earlier, according to real estate information and analytics provider CoreLogic. Cash sales in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia area accounted for ...Read More »