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  • 04/14: Bankruptcies

    04/14: Bankruptcies
    Chapter 11 Central Florida individuals and businesses that have filed for reorganization and protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code include: PLF Investments LLC, also known as Curry Ford Center, 1254 S. John Young...
  • Old lumber is a trend for some of the best new homes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Reclaimed lumber is among the most environmentally friendly building materials because, as any 12-year-old can explain, recycling is good for us and the planet. The wood is beautiful. A floor of salvaged antique heart pine glows with...
  • Chase Elliott wins again in Darlington

    DARLINGTON, S.C. Someone might think there is another fire in Dawsonville, Ga., this week but not to worry. It's just Chase Elliott winning another NASCAR Nationwide Series race. For the second consecutive week, Elliott, the 18-year-old son of NASCAR...
  • Bank of America agrees to settlement in consumer card dispute

    Bank of America said Wednesday it will pay $783 million to resolve federal regulators' claims that the Charlotte, N.C., bank misled customers in how it marketed and billed for credit card add-on products. The bank said it will reimburse $738 million to...
  • ACLU expands challenge to gay marriage ban in North Carolina

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Later this year, three federal judges could strike down North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage. Esmerelda Mejia doesn't want to wait that long. The Hickory, N.C., woman is among several same-sex marriage couples who, for urgent health...
  • Logano wins Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

    FORT WORTH, Texas As Joey Logano's fortunes have gone at Texas Motor Speedway, so has his NASCAR career. Both are now in the best position possible. Logano who finished 40th and seven laps down in his first Sprint Cup series race at Texas in 2008 came...
  • Dan Clodfelter named Charlotte mayor

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. North Carolina state Sen. Dan Clodfelter was named mayor of Charlotte on Monday night, replacing Patrick Cannon, who resigned nearly two weeks ago after his arrest on federal corruption charges. After two weeks of jockeying among...
  • Nun at center of controversy goes on leave

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Dominican nun whose comments about sexuality caused a storm at Charlotte Catholic High School has canceled all of her speaking engagements and is taking a sabbatical from her teaching post at Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn. In a...
  • Which famous recipe for roast chicken is the best?

    Julia Child used to say that you can judge the quality of a restaurant by its roast chicken. Her point: It's so simple, with just a few ingredients. But there are endless ways to do it. How well you can execute that one dish shows a lot about what kind...
  • Ask a Cook: Doesn't plastic wrap melt in the oven?

    Q: I've seen recipes from chefs that call for covering food with plastic wrap and then foil before putting the food in the oven. Won't the plastic melt into the food? A: Restaurant kitchens often use food-grade plastic wrap in the oven to trap steam...
  • Passings: Arthur Smith

    Arthur Smith, 93, a bluegrass musician who wrote and recorded the sizzling instrumentals "Guitar Boogie" and "Feuding Banjos," died Thursday at his home in Charlotte, N.C., his family announced. No cause was given. "Guitar Boogie," recorded with the...
  • Saturday's 4/12 local schedule (updated Saturday AM)

    COLLEGES Football William and Mary spring game, 1 Old Dominion spring game, 3 Baseball Christopher Newport at York (Pa.) (doubleheader), noon Norfolk State at Maryland Eastern Shore (doubleheader), noon Virginia Wesleyan at Eastern Mennonite...