Top Stories

Charlotte Observer

Hotel rooms are unexpectedly opening up in Charlotte. Here's how you can snag one.

Hotels in Charlotte are facing a loss of reservations — and guests checking out early — as powerful Hurricane Florence continues churning toward the state. The development means a sudden availability of rooms when the city's hotels are usually ...

- Charlotte Observer

Janesville Gazette

Carolinas coast now under hurricane warnings as Florence approaches

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The National Hurricane Center issued its first set of hurricane and storm surge watches Tuesday for the East Coast as Hurricane Florence continues its trek toward North Carolina. The “extremely dangerous major hurricane” is predicted ...

- Janesville Gazette

Charlotte Observer

Hundreds of NC inmates are on the move because of Hurricane Florence

North Carolina officials say they have begun evacuating hundreds of inmates from state prisons and county jails who are in the projected path of Hurricane Florence. For security reasons, prison officials refused to say which prisons are being evacuated ...

- Charlotte Observer