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The Charlotte Observer News

By The McClatchy Company

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Description

Connect wherever you are to The Charlotte Observer for news from around the Carolinas.

Get the latest local and breaking news from the seven-county region of Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, York, Iredell, Gaston and Catawba. The Charlotte Observer reports on the local topics you care about, including banking, politics, education, weather, traffic, crime, sports, arts and entertainment, food, faith, health, and national news. Charlotteobserver.com brings you real-time updates on news from Charlotte, Concord, Fort Mill, Monroe, Lake Norman, Gastonia, Mooresville, Hickory and Rock Hill, and from communities such as Ballantyne, University City, Mint Hill, Steele Creek and more.

Are you a Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets or NASCAR fan? Are you a 49er, Tar Heel or Blue Devil? Do you get excited for the Friday night lights of high school football? Our app will keep you connected to your favorite teams and favorite sports writers.

The Charlotte Observer covers North Carolina and South Carolina like no other media in our area. Wherever you go, stay connected to news that’s important to you.

Features of the app include:

• Breaking news alerts and real-time updates.
• Local and national video from dozens of news sources, including Observer staff.
• Stunning photo galleries of news coverage and events.
• Charlotte Observer opinions, editorials and columns you love.
• Local and national obituaries
• Ability to share stories and galleries on Facebook, Twitter or by email.
• Ability to read comments and join the conversation

What's New in Version 6.0.1

6.0.1
• Bug fixes

6.0.0
• Brand new look
   Get to stories faster with the improved navigation and design.
• Split-screen view
   Reading on a tablet or a plus-sized phone? Turn it horizontally for a split-screen mode to browse headlines as you read stories.
• Personalize your menu and homepage
   Organize the sections so you see the news that matters to you first.
• Breaking news alerts
   Push notifications now take you directly into the story.
• Bookmark articles
   Save up to 20 stories for easy access and offline reading.

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Customer Reviews

Close caption/ subtitle on video

I always enjoy reading the news on Charlotte Observer. Only problem I have was increasing using video on websites, I couldn't understand any words they said. Since I am deaf, they don't provide accommodation due of need of close captions (CC) or subtitle.

Cluttered mess

I didn't love the old UI but the new one is somehow worse. There are far too many ads and their placement is distracting. The app is frustrating to navigate and looks very unappealing. As a consumer, this app does absolutely nothing for me and its sole purpose seems to be to generate ad revenue by capitalizing on accidental taps. Uninstalled.

Disappointed

May have to cancel. This looks like the fake news and ads on FB.
I want to read the paper, not see little videos.

The Charlotte Observer News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 6.0.1
  • Size: 50.1 MB
  • Languages: English, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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