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  1. Teenager charged with bringing loaded gun to South Mecklenburg High School  WSOC Charlotte
  2. Gun found at South Mecklenburg High School, principal says
  3. Student brought gun to South Mecklenburg High School, CMS says  FOX 46 Charlotte
  4. South Meck High Student Brought Loaded Gun To School: Report  Charlotte, NC Patch
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NC teachers are grossed out by South Mecklenburg High photos  The Charlotte Observer

Vile. Disgusting. Heart-breaking. Scary. Those were among the terms that popped up after a South Mecklenburg High School teacher posted pictures of leaks, ...

HOMECOMING KING: WATCH: South Meck students share excitement as classmate with autism elected Homecoming King  WSOC Charlotte

Students at South Mecklenburg High School banded together to make sure one of their classmates had a special homecoming.

Watch: South Mecklenburg High School students elect boy with autism Homecoming King  WTVD-TV

Students at South Mecklenburg High School came together to give their classmate a homecoming he would never forget.

Student with autism crowned homecoming king at Charlotte school

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A student with autism was crowned homecoming king at South Mecklenburg High School, CMS announced this weekend. Blake Rice was ...

UNC Wilmington women's soccer adds 9 to roster for 2019 season

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNC Wilmington Head Women's Soccer Coach Chris Neal has announced the addition of nine student-athletes, including five ...

Parents react after student brings gun to South Mecklenburg HS, officials say  WBTV

'It's unfortunate that its gotten to this,' said one parent about Tuesday's events.

Heres Why South Meck High School Campus Was Evacuated  Charlotte, NC Patch

South Meck High School Campus Evacuated: Reports - Charlotte, NC - Emergency crews responded to South Meck High Wednesday afternoon for an "air ...

Suspects in custody after Myers Park High School forced into lockdown on reports of a gun

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There are major developments about gun concerns at a local high school. On Monday, Myers Park High School was forced into lockdown ...

Teaching assistant listed as victim in police report after altercation with student  WSOC Charlotte

Phone video shows a teaching assistant at South Mecklenburg High School in an altercation with a student Monday morning.

Gun found on campus of Ranson Middle School in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — School safety is top of mind right now after a gun was found on a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools campus on Thursday. Ranson Middle ...

CMS: South Meck HS student brought weapon to school

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after a student was found to be in possession of an air gun at South Mecklenburg High School Thursday.

South Meck student accused of bringing air gun to school  FOX 46 Charlotte

A South Mecklenburg High School student is accused of bringing an air gun to school Thursday morning, according to CMS.

CMS Schools used as shelters for people fleeing Hurricane Florence  WBTV

The shelters opened Wednesday and will remain open as long as they are needed. The schools chosen as shelters were picked for a reason.

South Meck student arrested for bringing gun on campus. It's sixth at CMS this year.  The Charlotte Observer

A 17-year-old student at South Mecklenburg High School was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of a firearm on educational property, police ...

Truant students causing problems at south Charlotte shopping center  WSOC Charlotte

Police are fed up with teens who are skipping school and then getting into trouble at a popular shopping center in south Charlotte.

South Meck principal: Rumors of Friday violence are based on a student hoax  The Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg High School will have extra security Friday, even though the principal says rumors of violence are based on false information that started as ...

Student accused of bringing weapon to South Mecklenburg HS  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A South Mecklenburg High School student is accused of bringing an air gun to school Thursday morning. The air gun was found ...

This Charlotte grad came to U.S. as an infant. She has plans 'to change our world.'  The Charlotte Observer

In eighth grade, Geraldine Ledezma didn't know she was undocumented. She was just a teenager who wanted to go on a school trip to Spain. When her parents ...

First round of CMS lead tests found high levels at 27 sites  The Herald-Sun

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' first round of testing for lead in drinking water found high levels at 27 schools, almost half the older buildings tested. Dozens ...

Lawmaker to push plan for safer water in NC schools and daycares  The Charlotte Observer

Water testing reveals lead issues in Charlotte and Greensboro. Lawmakers already have a plan that can fix it across the state.

South Mecklenburg High School: South Meck Teacher Asked Student For A Threesome, DA Says  WSOC Charlotte

A South Mecklenburg High School teacher is accused of inappropriate contact with a student, officials said.Reporter Tina Terry is looking into this investigation ...

Calls for change after Charlotte school fight video  WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - There are new calls for change after a fight between a student and a teaching assistant inside South Mecklenburg High School.

CMS plans training on immigrant students' fear of ICE raids  Charlotte Observer

Immigration crackdown in Charlotte NC spurs Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools to schedule trauma training for educators whose students fear arrest by ...

South Meck HS sub caught on video: ‘Go back to where you speak Spanish'  WSOC Charlotte

There's new controversy at Charlotte-Mecklenburg school after a substitute teacher was seen on video making a controversial comment to a teacher.

Two guns found at CMS schools this week

Ranson Middle School found an unloaded gun in an outdoor trash can on campus. A day before a gun was found on a student at South Mecklenburg High ...

School bus catches fire with 16 South Meck High students aboard  The Charlotte Observer

Sixteen South Mecklenburg High School students and a bus driver were safely evacuated after their bus caught fire on Thursday in east Charlotte.

Students say South Meck High teacher sexually abused them in apartment study session  Charlotte Observer

A South Mecklenburg High School teacher accused of sexual contact with two students was identified Thursday morning. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested ...

Charlotte Students Protest: Hundreds Walk Out Of Class  WSOC Charlotte

Students at some schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district planned walk outs Friday morning, according to CMS officials. Some said the protests ...

Video catches fight between Charlotte student and teacher  Spectrum News

Police are investigating after a fight between a teacher and student was caught on camera.

Teen whose shooting near South Meck locked down schools isn't a student, CMS says  Charlotte Observer

The 17-year-old whose shooting near South Mecklenburg High School locked down four schools Thursday is not a CMS student, CMS officials say.

Hurricane Florence Live Update: Latest News from Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

Get live updates and the latest news as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina. We'll bring you information on the storm's path, how it's tracking on ...

Open Court All-Star Male Youth Summit making a difference  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - NBA All Star 2019 in Charlotte wasn't only about basketball but also about helping to build lives of some young black males.

Don’t know where to start with local schools? Here’s your primer  Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte region's education scene is complex and competitive, but these tips will help newcomers take advantage of all the options.

Petition started to remove 'luxury tax' from feminine hygiene products  FOX 46 Charlotte

Women in Charlotte are trying to put an end to the so called 'tampon tax.'

Streaming Films, TV Shows Shot in Charlotte: February 2019  Charlotte magazine

OVER THE YEARS, Charlotte's been used as a backdrop for several major films and TV shows. If you're a subscriber who wants to see your city's cameos, here ...

Decision 2018: Uber helping get voters to the polls

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Meet Robert! He's been an Uber driver in Charlotte for a couple years. Today, he says his rides mean more, to him and his riders. The lack ...

South Meck’s Maureen Furr named CMS principal of the year  Charlotte Observer

A chilly high school gym exploded into shouts, applause and music Monday morning as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools named Maureen Furr, principal of South ...

North Carolina opens over 50 emergency shelters ahead of Florence  FOX 46 Charlotte

North Carolina has opened more than 50 emergency shelters ahead of Hurricane Florence.

Heres How Many Students NC Schools Place At Elite Universities  Charlotte, NC Patch

How NC Schools Rank In Elite University Placement - Charlotte, NC - A new website ranks high schools based on how many students they send to Harvard, ...

When it comes to AP classes, it's the haves and have nots in CMS  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some parents and students say there is an equity problem in Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) District. What is offered at one ...

CMS parent says required novel contains graphic sexual conduct  WSOC Charlotte

Parents said a novel with graphic and disturbing sexual *content* is required reading for ninth-graders enrolled in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

South Mecklenburg captures boys, girls SoMeck 8 swim championships  Charlotte Observer

Powered by sons and daughters of formers Sabres state champions, the 2016-17 Sabres swim team captured the SoMeck 8 conference titles Friday.

Tropical Storm Florence: Find shelters from Charlotte through Western North Carolina  Asheville Citizen-Times

The American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region issued an updated list of shelters open in the western 47 counties of North Carolina on Saturday night.

Charlotte Observer Seniors of the Year 2018  The Charlotte Observer

Each school in the Charlotte region nominated a Senior of the Year candidate to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship in the All-Star Scholars program.

Thousands join student walkout protest in Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

Students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston and other local school districts joined the March 14 national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations ...

Hundreds flock to South Mecklenburg High for ‘Ashby’ filming  Charlotte Observer

Nearly 500 people trekked to South Mecklenburg High School on Sunday to play a role, however small, in the upcoming Mickey Rourke film, “Ashby.”

UPDATES: Florence weakens but still to bring 'life-threatening' storm surge, rainfall  WSOC Charlotte

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster ...

South Meck Student Shot: South Meck HS locked down for hours after student shot at CATS bus stop  WSOC Charlotte

Police are investigating after they said someone was shot Thursday morning in south Charlotte.

Hicks, George (Trey)  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM George (Trey) Hicks III, 51, died Friday, October 5, 2018, after a valiant battle with an aggressive form of Sarcoma Cancer. He passed away ...

6 POUNDS OF COCAINE SEIZED AT CLT: Jamaican national caught smuggling cocaine at Charlotte airport pleads guilty  WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Christopher Anthony Samuels, 37, of Montego Bay, Jamaica, appeared in federal court and pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and ...

Sunday Latest | 16th death blamed on Hurricane Florence  WLOS

The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): If you are watching on your cell phone, click here to view. 7:05 p. m. The death toll from Hurricane ...

CMS teacher arrested for assaulting child  FOX 46 Charlotte

A Charlotte Mecklenburg School teachers is in some legal trouble after being arrested last week. Tomay Gowens is charged with simple assault on a child under ...

Parents want answers from CMS about alleged incidents on campus  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some parents are demanding answers from Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District (CMS) involving their children while they were on ...

S. Meck senior honors father by giving his all on football field  Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg senior Deangelo Blair-Young playing for the memory of his late father, Darryl Young.

These 500-plus young performers are making history with Charlotte Concerts  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Concerts and CMS team for “A Musical Showcase,” celebrating some of the finest ensembles in the public schools with a concert and cash prizes.

UPDATES: Coast experiencing 'life-threatening' storm surge from Florence  WSOC Charlotte

Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially ...

Missing South Meck High School student found  WBTV

Alonzia Briscoe, 14, was reported missing Monday when she left school mid-day and did not return home.

All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina  The Weather Channel

The Lamb's Chapel 415 Roxboro Rd. Haw River, NC 27258. Bertie County Middle School 652 US 13N Windsor, NC 27983. Colerain Elementary School

NC substitute teacher accused of telling student ‘go back to where you speak Spanish’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A North Carolina substitute teacher was recorded on video telling a student to go back to where he speaks Spanish. In the nine-second ...

CMPD arrests 14-year-old middle school student after Snapchat threat  WSOC Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools police said Wednesday that they are investigating threats on social media ...

Shooting leads to lockdowns at three Charlotte schools  WCNC

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police investigators have a lot of questions after a shooting that led to lockdowns at three city schools Thursday morning.

South Mecklenburg High senior among Presidential Scholars candidates  Charlotte Observer

Send your People news to Audrey Hommes, a senior at South Mecklenburg High School, was one of 3,900 candidates chosen ...

There’s a new youth orchestra in town – 4, actually – because parents refused to lose this leader  The Charlotte Observer

Longtime CSO youth orchestra leader now at the helm of the new Youth Orchestras of Charlotte, through efforts of some parents.

CMS looks to make improvements after below average bus safety inspection  Charlotte Observer

CMS school buses were given a worse score in an annual inspection report, but officials say a tougher inspector is the reason behind the score.

NC High School Basketball l Mecklenburg County girls basketball players to watch 11.07.16  Charlotte Observer

Here are some of the top girls basketball players in Mecklenburg County for the 2016-17 high school basketball season.

Charlotte native Anthony Hamilton to sing national anthem at NBA All-Star Game  The Undefeated

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker isn't the only local talent feeling himself heading into NBA All-Star Weekend. Charlotte, North Carolina-born rhythm ...

CONCORD DEADLY WRECK: Community mourns after fatal Cabarrus County head-on crash  WSOC Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - Concord police are investigating a Tuesday night crash that left a woman dead and three others injured, including her son. The collision ...

CMS parents upset about being denied admission to swim meet  Charlotte Observer

Parents of swimmers from three Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are upset because they're being denied admission to Tuesday evening's meet at Providence.

CMS school board candidates outline views in their own words  The Charlotte Observer

Here's candidate information to help voters make choices in the 2017 Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board race. Answers are in their own words.

Theater programs nominated for awards | News  Independent Tribune

CHARLOTTE– Theater programs in Cabarrus County and the surrounding areas have been nominated by Blumenthal Performing Arts for the 7th Annual High ...

Jerry Klein, music promoter, columnist and unabashed liberal, has died  The Charlotte Observer

Jerry Klein, a music promoter, activist and writer who in the 1990s became Charlotte's unabashed liberal voice on radio, died Friday after a lengthy battle with ...

NBA team co-owner gives All-Star Game tickets to Union Co. students  WSOC Charlotte

More than two dozen Union County students got the surprise of a lifetime from the co-owner of the Brooklyn Nets.

Biology class creates books to teach basic lessons  Charlotte Observer

When Nick Davros' biology class at South Mecklenburg High School finished the Advanced Placement exam a month before school ended, he found a creative ...

Police search for South Meck High student  Charlotte Observer

Ninth-grader Alonzia Briscoe never returned to her school or home after leaving the school mid-day on Monday, police said.

Parents concerned over CMS boundary shake up plan  FOX 46 Charlotte

Parents of kids in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are learning more about proposed boundary changes slated to begin in the fall of 2018.

Charlotte Immigrant March Planned For Monday  WFAE

Charlotte activists have planned a "Day Without Immigrants" march for Monday to support the city's immigrant population and oppose U.S. Immigration and.

Matthews discusses affordable housing options  WSOC Charlotte

There is an effort in Matthews to add more affordable housing.

Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on Texas. What would that do to Charlotte?  Charlotte Observer

An unimaginable 51.88 inches of rain has fallen on Cedar Bayou, Texas, since Harvey landed Friday, setting the record for the heaviest rainfall from a tropical ...

Bud Light’s ‘Dilly Dilly King’ is a North Carolina native  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bud Light's “Dilly Dilly King” commercials have been all over television for months, but what many didn't realize is that the king is a North ...

Teen sexual assault victim files suit against band teacher and CMS  WBTV

A civil lawsuit has been filed against Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) and a former teacher which claims negligence on both their parts in an ongoing ...

Sexual abuse at CMS sparks lawsuit | Citizen Servatius  CL Charlotte

If the charges made in a lawsuit against the school board are true, it is inexplicable that Dr. Maureen Furr, principal of South Mecklenburg High...

NCHSAA Tennis Roundup: South Mecklenburg freshman wins 4A state title  Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg freshman Jenna Thompson wins the NCHSAA 4A state title in dominant fashion. Marisa Deininger (Community School of Davidson, 1A), ...

Report: Some CMS schools score low on building health...  WSOC Charlotte

Some Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are in dire need of upgrades and better maintenance, reports found.

North Carolina Outward Bound School and the Unity Project build leadership skills  Charlotte Five

The closest I've gotten to a North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) experience was a trip to Aspen, Colo. last fall. My friends and I camped in the ...

From homeless to college grad: Charlotte woman defies the odds  WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The youngest of four and raised by a single mom, the Charlotte native comes from humble beginnings. "She worked a lot to make sure that ...

2017 Charlotte Observer All-Star Scholars  Charlotte Observer

The All-Star Scholars program, now in its 61st year, recognizes students from across the Charlotte region based on academic performance, citizenship, ...

Providence High student tracks asteroid for summer fun  Charlotte Observer

Teen tracks asteroid: During 40 intense days this summer, Sunny Zhang of Charlotte, a student at Providence High School, operated a research-grade telescope ...

Authorities seize drugs, gun from Albemarle home; man charged  WSOC Charlotte

Authorities in Stanly County seized a large amount of drugs early February from a home in Albemarle.

Some users say Cash App not working like it should  WSOC Charlotte

Shari Wright's daughter was driving to Charlotte and got a flat tire.

Charlotte officer involved in shooting joined CMPD like his father  Charlotte Observer

Brentley Vinson, the CMPD officer involved in a fatal shooting that sparked protests Tuesday night, grew up in Charlotte, played football at Ardrey Kell High ...

State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation -  State College News

The State College Area High School girls rugby team emerged as the No. 3 team in the country this weekend at the National Invitational Tournament in ...

CMS teacher arrested for DWI after single-car crash  WSOC Charlotte

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher was arrested last month after a single-car accident.

Prep Notebook: South Meck, Providence to meet in NC 4A soccer semifinals Tuesday  Charlotte Observer

Tuesday night, either Providence or South Mecklenburg's high school soccer team is going to earn a state championship berth.

Author Stedman Graham visits Charlotte schools  Charlotte Observer

Stedman Graham talks to students about self determination and building their own life brand Friday during one of the Stedman Graham student workshops at ...

Ardrey Kell jazz band performs June 3 at Countdown to Summer  Charlotte Observer

Living Saviour Lutheran Church invites everyone to second annual party celebrating summer on June 3. Stop by for free hot dogs, hamburgers and snow cones ...

Which Charlotte-area high schools rank among best in the nation?  Charlotte Business Journal

U.S. News & World Report is out with its latest state-by-state ranking of the nation's best high schools, and out of 608 schools graded in North Carolina, the ...

Brawl on video shows CMS security guard slam teen girl  WSOC Charlotte

A brawl caught on cellphone video shows a Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools security guard grabbing a 14-year-old girl and slamming her onto a cafeteria table at ...

Book inspires Charlotte JROTC cadets to go one step further  Charlotte Observer

Starting today South Charlotte news is offering a new feature. During the month you'll see articles about some of the interesting things going on in school ...

Car thefts rise in Charlotte; police find common thread among cases  WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police highlighted an alarming spike in car theft cases in the city.

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