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Deschutes Brewery

Out of ‘The Woodz’: Malik Monk’s journey from outdoor court to Charlotte Hornets

Everyone in town knew the place as “The Woodz,” although there was hardly a tree to be found there.<p>There was an outdoor basketball court, though, set …

College Basketball

Daryl Williams says Panthers’ right tackle spot is his – and he has a plan to keep it

Between the $55.5 million free agent acquisition at left tackle, the right tackle who’s been in the concussion protocol for nine months and a rookie …

NFL

A 9-year-old youth football player gets a college scholarship offer? Yep, you bet

In case you missed it, there’s been a trend of some college programs offering scholarships to kids at much younger ages than normal. Usually this …

College & University

Leon Levine Foundation matching grant to help Charlotte nonprofit expand services

Charlotte’s Leon Levine Foundation has awarded Communities In Schools a $350,000 matching grant to expand the services of the program, which helps …

Education

Second-round pick Dwayne Bacon, by any name, could be sweet for Charlotte Hornets

Dwayne Bacon hadn’t even fielded a question before he was likened to a future Hall of Famer.<p>It wasn’t on purpose – at least, not at first. When …

Basketball

On new Charlotte Hornet Malik Monk, SportsCenter interviews, Jayson Tatum and Rubik’s Cubes

New Charlotte Hornet Malik Monk had a message for Charlotteans when he touched down this morning around 7.<p>☀️ Rise and shine, #BuzzCity! @AhmadMonk …

Basketball

Exclusive interview with newest Hornet Malik Monk, and every answer oozes confidence

It is hard to unplug Malik Monk, because he rightly calls himself an “electrifying” player and has the personality to match.<p>But let’s try. I sat down …

Basketball

NBA free agency looming: What can $8.4 million buy for the Charlotte Hornets?

The Charlotte Hornets don’t have many tools to strengthen the roster this summer. They spent big a year ago to re-sign Nic Batum and Marvin …

NBA

Nemechek wins at Iowa for 2nd straight NASCAR Truck victory

John Hunter Nemechek raced to his second straight NASCAR Camping World Truck victory, taking the lead with his six laps left Friday night at Iowa …

Motorsport

Here’s a quick look at Dwayne Bacon, the newest Charlotte Hornets after 2017 draft

Round 2, Pick 10: Dwayne Bacon<p><b>Ht.:</b> 6-6 <b>Wt.:</b> 220<p><b>Position:</b> Guard<p><b>College:</b> Florida State<p><b>What he offers:</b> Bacon possesses a great frame for an NBA wing, has …

Basketball

UNC stars Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks reportedly get NBA free agent deals

North Carolina national champion big men Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks were not selected in Thursday’s NBA draft, but per league sources, both will …

Basketball

Are developers flooding uptown with too many luxury apartments?

Tenants are signing leases for three new uptown apartment towers, the latest in a wave that’s flooding the market with luxury units commanding the …

Real Estate

Charlotte Hornets draft Kentucky shooting guard Malik Monk

The Charlotte Hornets used the No. 11 overall pick in Thursday’s NBA draft to select Kentucky shooting guard Malik Monk.<p>Monk, 6-3, averaged 19.8 …

Basketball

A draft-day tale: Phoenix Suns’ burning desire for Stephen Curry was rebuffed

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr must be awfully grateful Phoenix Suns general manager Steve Kerr failed that NBA draft day back in 2009.<p>It’s …

Basketball

Here are four roads the Hornets might take in draft to address team’s major flaw

The biggest thing for the Charlotte Hornets this week has probably already occurred.<p>Whether you like or dislike the decision to acquire center Dwight …

Basketball

Social media reacts to Charlotte Hornets Dwayne Bacon in the second round of the NBA draft

Hey @hornets fans! You are going to LOVE Dwayne Bacon (@BaconDwayne1000) because who doesn't love bacon?!? #NBADraft pic.twitter.com/EXhn428Yuu<p>— ACC …

Basketball

Duke’s Coach K wants to change NBA one-and-done rule; maybe not what you’d expect

Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski has had plenty of one-and-done players, who spent a single season in Durham before signing up for the NBA …

Basketball

2 Iredell men were carjacked in that Myrtle Beach melee broadcast on Facebook

Two Iredell County men were among the unlucky bystanders caught up in that Myrtle Beach melee that was broadcast on Facebook Live Sunday.<p>Four million …

Crime

Malik Monk is about to light it up for Charlotte Hornets

For the first time in a long time Thursday night, I agreed 100 percent with the Charlotte Hornets’ first-round draft choice.<p>Malik Monk, the most …

Basketball

20+ free and cheap things for kids to do this summer around Charlotte

Thinkstock images<p>less<p>Your kids can have fun in the Charlotte area this summer without putting a hurting on your wallet. Most of these activities are …

Kids

Amazon will offer even faster delivery in Charlotte starting Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, Amazon will offer even faster delivery called Prime Now for customers throughout Charlotte. The service promises deliveries in …

Amazon

'Mechanical issues' force flight leaving Charlotte to turn around

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- American Airlines Flight 730 is circling over Davidson County after the flight out of Charlotte Douglass International bound …

Aviation

Developer files plans for 35-story tower on Duke Energy-owned site in uptown Charlotte

A Charlotte developer has filed preliminary plans with the city of Charlotte for a new office tower on a piece of land Duke Energy bought last month …

North Carolina

Here’s who’s coming between you and a Sunday morning mimosa – and why

North Carolina restaurants say allowing them to serve you a morning mimosa for Sunday brunch would be a boost for business – and they’re pushing a …

North Carolina

700 scores tossed after students allowed to use calculators

State officials are reviewing how students at 20 schools around Indiana were mistakenly allowed to use calculators on part of this year's ISTEP …

Education

If attorney fees granted, city bill in whistleblower case could hit nearly $3 million

The attorney for Crystal Eschert, the former fire investigator who won a retaliation whistleblower lawsuit against the city of Charlotte, has filed …

North Carolina

Georgia official to be reprimanded for 'racist pig' comment

Commissioners in a suburban Atlanta county have voted to publicly reprimand a colleague for calling civil rights leader and U.S. Rep. John Lewis of …

North Carolina

Congressional shooter had list of 6 members of Congress in his pocket, FBI says

The shooter who injured five people, including a member of Congress, had a list in his pocket that had the names of six members of Congress on it …

Steve Scalise

Mother of 2 deported to native El Salvador, despite pardon

A mother of two has been deported to her native El Salvador, despite the Virginia governor's pardon of a minor driving offense. The advocacy group …

Immigration