Monday, October 29, 2007 Launches As New Website

CHARLOTTE, NC -, a new website featuring news from all major Charlotte area news media as well as several national sources, has been launched by Lawrimore Communications Inc. of Charlotte.

CharlotteAreaNews।com includes sections on local news, TV news, Charlotte business news, sports, restaurants, top national news stories, extensive weather coverage including live video from AccuWeather, plus Live TV, with streaming video from dozens of news, sports and entertainment channels.

"When you want to catch up on news in a hurry, you often find that individual news and weather websites are slow to load and only contain a limited number of stories," said Buck Lawrimore, president of Lawrimore Communications and editor of " uses RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds from more than a dozen sources, and since most of it is text, it loads fast. Users can click on the headline of any news story to go to the source and read the full text." was created out of a desire to have one website that allows checking all current Charlotte area and national news very quickly, Lawrimore said. "People who enjoy keeping their finger on the pulse of breaking news and weather will find fun, fast and valuable."

In addition to news-related feeds from other sources, also has a "Publish Your Own News" feature. Using free blogging resources which include RSS feeds, the website will publish valid news and features from any established organization or public relations professional in the Charlotte area.

"We'd like to provide an outlet for nonprofit organizations, neighborhood groups and others who cannot get their news included by other news media," Lawrimore said. "Anyone wishing to provide content for the website is encouraged to email using contact information found on the site."