Breaking News from Belmont NC

Find the latest Belmont NC News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Abbot of Belmont Abbey passes away

The Right Rev. Oscar C. Burnett is being remembered for his devotion to Belmont Abbey College and the community. The seventh abbot of Belmont Abbey, he died on Tuesday. A native of Savannah, Georgia, he is the third of five children of the late Oscar Caldwell Burnett and Ellen Nell (nee Wheeler) Bur

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 16:16:56

Hickory Man Killed When Dozens Of Bullets Flew Through Home

HICKORY, NC - Catawba County Sheriff's Deputies are searching for the shooter after a man was killed in his sleep during a drive-by shooting. Witnesses think it was a targeted attack. Adrian Ramirez died. His fiancee was asleep next to him when bullets flew through the home Friday just before 2:00 i

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-25 03:51:51

Man Shot And Killed In Catawba County Residence Identified

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. - The Catawba County Sheriff's Office has identified the man found shot to death in his home Friday morning. Authorities say at about 1:59 a.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017 deputies responded to reports of a shooting at a residence on Snow Creek Road in Hickory, N.C., where they

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-24 20:52:52

Good Samaritan helps catch hit-and-run driver

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Shopton Rd. West in Steele Creek is not a pedestrian friendly road. In fact, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident on Wednesday in the area. Preliminary investigations revealed that the driver, Timothy Craig Medley was driving his 2006 Kia Sorento when he h

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-11-24 03:37:00

JCSU looks to grow closer midway through home stand

Johnson C. Smith needs to grow up at home. The Golden Bulls, who are midway through an eight-game home stand, have won two straight going into Saturday's encounter against West Georgia at Brayboy Gym. After losing the first two against Benedict and No. 2 Queens, JCSU (5-2) responded with wins agains

THECHARLOTTEPOST.COM - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

Gastonia loses accomplished musician, performer, composer

John Alexander was never known to be stingy with his musical ability. In fact, he looked for every opportunity to share it with the people he lived around, even offering his mesmerizing talent during special programs on a largely impromptu basis. "There were so many times a community event would be

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 22:51:58

81-year-old woman returns to school

Alma Adam's dark eyes sparkle when she talks. Her face has a scattering of freckles and despite the long, grey corkscrew curls, she exudes a youthful energy that belies her 81 years. Adams is not your typical college student. "I try to stay young," she said. "I love learning." Last spring, the mothe

SHELBY STAR - 2017-11-24 18:02:45

Doctor honors patients, families with contribution

A Gastonia doctor has made a tradition of honoring her patients and their families by making a donation to The Gazette Empty Stocking Fund. Today's contribution of $1,000 from Dr. Sandra Schultz is also made in memory of patients she has treated over the years who have lost their battle with breast

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 22:06:53

Sen. Pam Helming announces next mobile office events

State Sen. Pam Helming will hold two mobile office events in December as she wraps up her first year in office. Helming, R-Canandaigua, and her staff will be available from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at Webster Town Hall, 1000 Ride Road in Webster, Monroe County. She also has a Seneca County sto

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:33:00

Southern Tier residents have extraordinary reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving

When she sits down to the table at her son and daughter-in-law's house this Thanksgiving, Carolyn Smith might lead her family in prayer. Or someone else might take the helm and supply their own words - they're pretty relaxed about it. But these days, the 81-year-old Chenango Bridge resident has a da

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-11-23 13:30:48

Donors give blood for a pie

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Give a pint, get a pie! The Red Cross and Sam's Club offered a sweet Thanksgiving treat to blood donors at their annual Thanksgiving Day Pie Blood Drive Thursday. Those who came to donate blood received a full-size Sam's Club Pie (while supplies lasted) at the Horsehead

WETM - 2017-11-23 16:36:38

Letters: Tips, awareness and local recommendations

You have the choice: Make your home smoke free This holiday, don't let your home be filled with secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke is known to contain over 250 toxic or cancer-causing chemicals. Exposure can cause children to develop ear infections, bronchitis and even trigger asthma attacks. Non-s

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 10:28:02

Lodi Food Pantry Finds Community Support

Two years ago, community members in the Lodi area started a food pantry to help their friends and neighbors who struggle with food security. This year, those services expanded to include Thanksgiving Day boxes of non-perishable items, plus a plethora of fresh produce donated from local farms, and, o

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-23 11:30:00

Dryden Kitchen Cupboard fed more than 600 for Thanksgiving

The Dryden Kitchen Cupboard has made Thanksgiving a happy occasion for many Dryden residents. This year's Thanksgiving basket distribution included 155 packages of food that were able to feed 319 adults and 376 children. This monumental task, coordinated and organized through the Dryden Kitchen Cup

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 21:00:47

Kevin Stevens: It's all about consistency for Chenango Forks football team

The Blue Devils earned a 48-28 Class B state football semifinal victory over Section 6's Cheektowaga on a dreary and rainy Saturday at Union-Endicott's Ty Cobb Stadium. Jeff Miller / correspondent video This will be the year, right? The year Chenango Forks comes back to the pack? The year for a fel

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-23 18:10:01

Colleges, high schools use "Hamilton" to enhance teaching

CHICAGO (AP) - Tickets for the blockbuster musical "Hamilton" may be hard to come by in several cities, but not for freshman at Northwestern University. The school in Evanston, Illinois, has given more 2,000 incoming students tickets to Chicago performances of "Hamilton: An American Musical." It is

MORNING TIMES - 2017-11-24 17:44:16

Fort Drum Soldiers Treated To Thanksgiving Dinner

From the turkey to the mashed potatoes all the way down to a piece of cake, there's a little bit of everything so soldiers on Fort Drum get a Thanksgiving meal. For some, it's the only one they'll have. "A lot of times on Thanksgiving a lot of the soldiers they don't get a chance to go home for Than


Despite Loss, Eliopoulos Family Is Still Thankful

It's been a rough few days for the family of Greg Eliopoulis, the Watertown city employee who died in a workplace accident earlier this week. But despite their tragic loss, they say they have a lot to be thankful for. "If someone called in the middle of the night from the plant and needed help, it d

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-25 03:38:00

On Black Friday, Brick & Mortar Still King

On Black Friday, it's all about the deals. "With the price cuts, you know, it's always better to spend money today than any other day," said Camren Conner, one of many shoppers at Watertown's Salmon Run Mall Friday. The National Retail Federation, or NRF, estimates that 164 million people will shop

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-25 01:11:00

Woman Helps Others With Vendor Fair

In the spirit of giving, a north country woman is raising money with a vendor fair for a family in need. An array of items were up for sale at Watertown's Hilton Garden Inn from more than 30 vendors Friday. It was the fifth "Sip, shop, and share" event organized by Jennifer Sparks. At each of her ev

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 23:11:00