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New Hurricane Predictions For 2018 Season: What NC Can Expect

FORT COLLINS, CO — While last year’s Hurricane Irma will not soon be forgotten in the Sunshine State and Puerto Rico is still reeling from Maria, weather researchers at Colorado State University said on Thursday they are predicting a slightly above-average Atlantic Hurricane season in 2018. The university’s Tropical Meteorology Project team is predicting 14 […]

Zoos are rating animals online and it’s too good

Image: francois guillota/AFP/Getty Images Zoos are giving animals Amazon-esque species ratings, and it’s honestly kind of great. The trend started Friday with the Oregon Zoo in a tweet hashtagged #rateaspecies. Other animal conservancies got in on the fun – including aquariums – providing informative ratings for people looking to, er, buy the products. ⭐️⭐️⭐️ otter […]

Meek Mill’s Case Is Helping Wrongfully Convicted Pennsylvanians Get Retrials

Image via Zachary Mazur/FilmMagic The global spotlight on the Meek Mill case has inspired the Defender Association of Philadelphia to request retrials for multiple clients they say have been wrongfully convicted. Earlier this month, Meek’s attorney Joe Tacopina—in response to an explosive Philadelphia Inquirer report—said the latest developments should result in his client being released […]

NC mom accuses teacher of causing bruises, redness on daughter’s neck

A photo of the girl’s bruising (family photo via WBTV) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – A 9-year-old girl came home with bruises and redness on her neck, and her mom is accusing the child’s teacher of putting them there. “I feel like they’re protecting him,” Sabrina Starr says. Starr’s daughter is a third-grader at Tuckaseegee Elementary. […]

N.C. can have beautiful beaches and offshore drilling | Charlotte Observer

Offshore drilling would benefit N.C. In response to Our View “Not a drill: N.C. coast is being threatened” (Jan. 25 Editorial): Keith Brittain Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. SUBSCRIBE NOW Offshore drilling in North Carolina would bring in high-paying jobs, millions […]

WWE’s Charlotte Flair on continuing her father’s legacy

Charlotte Flair isn’t just a WWE superstar in her own right; the 31-year-old is the daughter of wrestling legend Ric Flair. She talked to Fox News about the lessons she learned from her father and her new tell-all book “Second Nature.” Fox News: Who is Charlotte Flair? Charlotte Flair: Charlotte Flair is continuing her father’s […]

Canyon Invests in Development of Apartment Community in South End District of Charlotte, North Carolina

LOS ANGELES & CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Canyon Capital Realty Advisors LLC (Canyon Realty) recently provided $12 million of preferred equity to NRP Group LLC (NRP) to develop Presidio, a 298-unit, Class-A, mid-rise apartment project in Charlotte, North Carolina. “We look forward to bringing NRP’s high quality multifamily housing product to this unique Charlotte location.” Tweet this […]