Weddington, NC

Matthews-Mint Hill Restaurant Inspections (Sept.16-22)

The Mecklenburg County Health Department inspected these restaurants from Sept. 16 to 22:. • Wendy’s, 6849 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill – 88.5. Violations include: Employee didn’t wash hands properly; chute in ice machine had black soil residue; chili wasn’t held hot enough; and salad and cut tomatoes weren’t held cold enough.

Live roach found in crepe filling at north Charlotte Denny's, inspection report shows

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A live roach was found in vanilla crepe filling at a Denny's on Sunset Road in north Charlotte, according to an inspection report. On the report dated Sept. 21, 2022, the restaurant received a "B" grade of 82.5 after several violations we observed, including management not monitoring date marking or insect control in the facility and no certified food protection staff being on-site during the inspection.

6 Halloween events you don't want to miss

Halloween provides plenty of opportunities around the region for candy, jump scares or quality time with the family. Carowinds goes haunted after dark for select nights leading up to Halloween. Guests can not only ride some of the amusement park’s most popular rides in the moonlight, but they also can catch some chilling entertainment, explore haunted attractions and tip-top through scare zones such as Blood Yars, Ripper Alley and Grave Walkers. Tickets start at $45.

Homicide investigation underway in University area

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in the University City area of Charlotte. For the latest breaking news, weather and traffic alerts, download the WCNC Charlotte mobile app. Around 10 p.m. Friday, CMPD officers responded to reports of an injured man near 12000 Deaton Hill...

High-speed chase of Statesville shooting suspects ends in Mecklenburg County

A high-speed chase that started in Iredell County ended with a crash and arrest in north Charlotte Thursday. The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies responded to a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 77, but upon locating it, the driver refused to stop. A pursuit began and deputies were notified the vehicle was a suspect vehicle involved in a recent shooting in Statesville.

Carowinds strictly enforces chaperone policy this weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — People had their identifications in-hand and left their bags at-home for Carowinds on Friday night. The evening marked the start of a new chaperone safety policy put into effect after a chaotic night at the park’s SCarowinds event last week. The new Scarowinds policy requires...

Families remember victims of homicides at commemoration

CHARLOTTE — CMPD and families of local victims came together Friday night for the National Day of Remembrance for murder victims. There have been 84 homicides in Charlotte in 2022 as of Friday, according to Channel 9. The latest homicide happened in east Charlotte four hours before the commemoration.

Public Health Officials Issue A West Nile Warning For Mecklenburg County

According to, Public Health officials want to alert residents to be cautious of mosquito-borne illnesses while enjoying the warm weather. This comes as West Nile Virus (WNV) activity has increased across North Carolina. At this time in Mecklenburg County, there are two confirmed case of West Nile Virus in humans. There are a total of four confirmed cases in the state.

Scotland County murder suspect arrested in Charlotte, North Carolina

SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A Scotland County murder suspect was arrested Wednesday in Charlotte, according to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office. Timonte Purvis was arrested on drug charges after he was pulled over by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, according to the sheriff’s office. During the stop, police were notified Purvis was wanted for murder […]
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South Carolina vs. Charlotte: How to watch online, live stream info, game time, TV channel

Current Records: Charlotte 1-3; South Carolina 1-2 The Charlotte 49ers are staring down a pretty large 23.5-point disadvantage in the spread for Saturday's game. They are staying on the road Saturday to face off against the South Carolina Gamecocks at 7:30 p.m. ET Sept. 24 at Williams-Brice Stadium. The 49ers will be strutting in after a victory while USC will be stumbling in from a defeat.