The sale ends a run in Charlotte as one of the city's only stores offering music instruments for sale or rent. One of the many businesses in the region "calling it quits" after a hard-fought year dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. "It's a bittersweet situation," Dennis Howren told WBT's Bo Thompson.
The longtime Charlotte staple announced Thursday they'll be closing their doors for good on Saturday, June 19. Management for Queen's City landmark said they're ceasing operations due to a labor shortage, rising food costs, food quality and a coin shortage.
On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued a state of emergency to ensure adequate fuel supplies were delivered across the state. Despite anti-gouging orders in effect, prices are rising as a result of the shutdown across the Carolinas with the average price for a gallon of gas in Charlotte is $2.90.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother Hester McCardell Ford today,” the statement posted to Facebook on Saturday read. “She was a pillar and stalwart to our family and provided much-needed love, support and understanding to us all,"
Will Jones, a UNC Greensboro graduate who spent time at WCNC-TV in the mid-90's, recently told his story of overcoming the virus and warned those who believe the pandemic is a "hoax." His message is simple, but clear: "put your armor on." Jones wasn't sure how he contracted the virus, but it hit him harder than anything he had felt before.
Coronavirus cases are back on the rise in the Charlotte area, according to new data from Mecklenburg County Public Health Department. The county numbers were declining progrssively for a few months but the rate of coronavirus cases is on the rise in nearly every Mecklenburg County neighborhood, The Charlotte Observer reports. Health officials say the […]
Northlake Mall is currently locked down after multiple reports of shots fired at 3:50 p.m. ET. A large police presence is currently on scene. At least two people were injured trying to evacuate the mall.
Truist confirmed to CBJ all of the branches will close on March 30. A spokesperson said there were no job losses associated with the closures. All of the branches have a nearby counterpart that will stay open for customers. The second-largest bank in Charlotte, TFC takes in reportedly $80.6 billion per month.
Police say the incident happened around 1 a.m. in the Mint Museum Tower Parking Garage in downtown Charlotte. Shamond Sellers, 19, is accused of holding a knife to the victim's throat, blindfolded her and bound her hands behind her back with rope. Police said the woman was able to free herself and call for help.
"As the great state of Texas continues to be resilient, we are committed to helping how we can. Feeding people is our love language, which is why we are honored to be hosting a 10% of sales day from all 45 Snoozes across the country on March 1st, benefiting Feeding Texas."
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