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Gaston Jail inmate faces 18 new charges

A Gaston County Jail inmate now faces 18 new charges out of Mecklenburg County affecting people who lived in four different states. The Charlotte charges, dating back to 2016, come 11 months after Mount Holly Police charged Trey Alonzo Davis after an Oct. 24, 2016, standoff at Mount Holly Gun and Pa

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 19:55:07

Blood drive raises awareness, research funds for childhood cancer

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and in memory of one little boy who fought the disease, a blood drive will bring continued awareness to a disease that has touched so many lives. The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and Prayers For Elijah Foundation team up to hose the Prayers For

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 11:30:00

Have you seen this man? Police say he broke into a Concord business on Saturday

Police are investigating a break-in at a business at 870 Ella Street NW, the Concord Police Department said. The investigation began early Saturday morning, police said. Police released surveillance photos of a man in a white shirt with tattooed arms and asked for help identifying him. Police said t

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-25 00:05:00

Ski resorts seek to preserve worker visa program

U.S. ski resort owners are seeking to stave off cuts to a visa program that serves as a pipeline for the industry's seasonal workforce. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2yjWeXN ) that resorts have become reliant on J-1 Summer Work Travel visa workers in the past five years. They're worried the

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-23 17:27:00

Pitts School Road cuts ribbon on garden

CONCORD- Pitts School Road Elementary's new garden is officially open for student learning. The school held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its garden during a curriculum carnival on Thursday, Sept. 21. The garden is the result of a grant the school received from the N.C. State Extensions' Plants for

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 17:39:00

GO GASTON: Celebrate Gaston County in GO October

Perspective. It's the view that a hiker has from the top of Crowders Mountain on a crystal-clear day. It's the vantage point that a 3-year-old has while staring wide-eyed from the base to the tip top of the T-Rex cast in the lobby of The Schiele Museum and the year-round beauty of the orchids at Dan

GASTON GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 06:43:34

Police identify woman struck, killed by Amtrak train

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A woman was struck and killed by a train Friday night at the intersection of Old Concord and McLean roads, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said. Police said Sarah Doe was pronounced dead at the scene around 9:13 p.m. Doe was the passenger of a Chevrolet Equinox driving

WSOC-TV - 2017-09-23 11:42:49

63-year-old woman killed by Amtrak train

A 63-year-old woman was struck and killed by a Amtrak passenger train lateFriday after she climbed out of a car to lift a crossing gate, which was in the down position and flashing red. The incident was reported shortly after 9 p.m. in the 1600 block of McLean Road near Old Concord Road. According

QCITYMETRO.COM - 2017-09-23 13:16:54

1 dead in University area after being hit by train

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A person was killed after being hit by a train in the University area, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Around 9:00 p.m. CMPD officers responded to the intersection of Old Concord Rd. and Mclean Rd. where a person was reportedly hit by a train.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-23 04:42:00

Kannapolis names Principal of the Year

KANNAPOLIS - Mandi Campbell of Fred L. Wilson Elementary School has been named Kannapolis City Schools' 2017-18 Principal of the Year. During her time as principal at Wilson, Campbell has led the school to higher academic performance and improved student growth. In test scores released this month, W

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-22 04:35:44

Charlotte: PFLAG Cookout, Faith Initiative, 'Table' Discussion

Pictured Above: MTV's 'Promposal' gay couple Brandon Caddell and Noah Ambrose will be at the October meeting of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Concord/Kannapolis. Photo Credit: Instagram PFLAG sponsors cookout CONCORD/KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Concord/Kan

GOQNOTES.COM - 2017-09-22 10:30:26

High School Football: Week 6

There is an on-line petition asking Concord Police and Concord Mills to institute a 6 p.m. curfew for unsupervised teenagers at the mall. What do you think needs to be done? There is an on-line petition asking Concord Police and Concord Mills to institute a 6 p.m. curfew for unsupervised teenagers a

INDEPENDENT TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 02:59:00

Woman killed after being struck by Amtrak train in University City area

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - According to officials, a woman has died after being struck by an Amtrak train in the University area of Charlotte Friday evening. At approximately 9:06 p.m., officers responded to Old Concord Road and Mclean Road to reports of an accident involving a train and a pedestrian. Medic

WCNC - 2017-09-23 02:18:40

Susan Shinn Turner: The energy-efficiency quest

For The Salisbury Post A year ago, my husband had the most energy-efficient house in the neighborhood. Then I moved in. Now we get a notice from Duke Energy saying we are the least energy-efficient house. Well, I told my husband, at least we are No. 1 at something. Looks like if we use the most ener

SALISBURY POST - 2017-09-22 07:17:00

Fourth Graders In Mount Holly Work To Help Hurricane Victims

MOUNT HOLLY, NC - A fourth-grade class from Ida Rankin Elementary is teaming up with Carolina Panthers running back Fozzy Whitaker and Mount Holly Middle School to help victims in Texas devastated by the hurricane. The goal is to fill a 53 foot trailer with supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-22 02:45:22

Traffic shift on Highway 29 in Concord

The N.C. Department of Transportation is preparing to shift traffic on U.S. 29 North near N.C. 73 in Concord as part of a $13 million project to replace two bridges over Norfolk Southern Railroad. Weather permitting, work will start at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, when northbound traffic will be shifted

WBTV - 2017-09-22 01:19:36

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person was killed and seven others wounded, authorities said. An usher confronted the shooter, who apparently shot himself in t

WBT.COM - 2017-09-24 22:29:55

Powerless Puerto Rico's storm crisis deepens with dam threat

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rican officials could not communicate with more than half the towns in the U.S. territory as they rushed to evacuate tens of thousands of people downstream of a failing dam and the massive scale of the disaster wrought by Hurricane Maria started to become clear. A

WBT.COM - 2017-09-23 10:51:51

One shot in northwest Charlotte during armed robbery

A victim shot during a robbery Sunday morning suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. The incident occurred at the 4800 block of Brookshire Blvd. The identity of the victim is uknown. A victim shot during a robbery Sunday morning suffered non-life-threat

WBTV - 2017-09-24 16:03:25

East Charlotte Families Facing Eviction Because of Apartment Renovations

CHARLOTTE, NC - Several families in East Charlotte are scrambling to find a new place to live. Residents at the Oakhurst Apartments, formerly known as Brittany Woods, say they were stunned to find eviction notices on their doors this week. "It's just horrible. It really is," says resident Charmaine

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-24 02:21:40