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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Airport officials have given the “all clear” following a security scare Monday morning at Charlotte Douglas International. The airport tweeted around 6 a.m. that all TSA checkpoints were closed due to a security inspection. Five minutes later, the airport tweeted an update saying the checkpoints were back open. Channel 9 reporter Mark

Charlotte’s banking sector is getting a new name, with Louisiana-based IberiaBank announcing plans to enter the market. The Lafayette-based company said Tuesday it has hired Rotcher Watkins, former Charlotte market president for First Tennessee Bank, to hold the same role for Iberia in Charlotte. The company did not disclose where its first Charlotte office will be, and

A new billboard on Interstate 40 aims to generate support for keeping Confederate monuments in place. The North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans’ billboard is near the I-40/I-95 interchange near Benson. It reads, “Help us protect our veterans’ monuments!” It also features an image of Silent Sam, the controversial monument on the campus of UNC-Chapel