1 month ago
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Carowinds announces early closure due to heavy rain

A theme park and a baseball team are changing their schedules because of heavy rain moving through the Carolinas.
4 months ago
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Carowinds adding rides to ‘County Fair’ section

Construction has begun on new rides at the County Fair section of the Carowinds amusement park along the state line between North and South Carolina near Charlotte.
9 months ago
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Teen shot at Carowinds theme park

Sheriff's deputies say a juvenile has been shot and wounded in the parking lot of the Carowinds theme mark on the South Carolina-North Carolina state line near Charlotte.
2 years ago
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Carowinds announces waterpark expansion

Carowinds revealed plans Thursday to launch the largest waterpark expansion in park history.
2 years ago
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Popular Thunder Road roller coaster demolished at Carowinds

A roller coaster that generated screams and smiles for nearly 40 years is no more.
2 NC governments consider incentives for Carowinds
4 years ago
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2 NC governments consider incentives for Carowinds

Local governments are considering whether to help Carowinds by giving more than $900,000 in incentives to the corporate owner of the theme park that straddles the North Carolina-South Carolina.
Dozens stuck in air after Carowinds ride malfunctions
4 years ago
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Dozens stuck in air after Carowinds ride malfunctions

Some thrill seekers at Carowinds said they got more than a bird's eye view of Charlotte after getting buckled into one of the park's most popular rides: the WindSeeker.
Carowinds shuts down WindSeeker for review
5 years ago
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Carowinds shuts down WindSeeker for review

The Carowinds amusement park on the North Carolina-South Carolina state line has shut down its new WindSeeker rides for safety checks.
Carowinds reopens WindSeeker ride
5 years ago
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Carowinds reopens WindSeeker ride

Carowinds has reopened its new WindSeeker ride a day after it had stranded about two dozen riders high in the sky.
Carowinds buys land to expand amusement park
6 years ago
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Carowinds buys land to expand amusement park

Carowinds amusement park has bought more than 60 acres of vacant land that will be used to expand the park.