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ABC raises $450,000 in annual profit

The City of Monroe ABC Board has reported posting an annual profit of nearly $450,000 raised in alcohol sales through the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017. The City of Monroe ABC Board distributed $340,901 of the initial $450,000 in profit after other operating expenses were paid. The $340,901 wa

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:51:00

Panthers fall to 2-1 after blowout loss to Saints

CHARLOTTE -- What looked like a sure-fire opportunity to correct its offensive woes from the first two weeks of the season didn't play out that way for the Panthers on Sunday, as the Saints held Carolina in check for most of the day en route to a 34-13 win. New Orleans (1-2) led, 17-6 at the half, a

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 19:51:00

Brookdale senior resident turning 100

In 1917, Woodrow Wilson was president, the United States entered World War I, the first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded and in a small New England town, Ruth Bessey was born. Bessey will turn 100 on Tuesday, though that was news to her. "I didn't think I was 100," she said. She said she has been tellin

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:48:00

Tillis joins 60 senators to defend health center funding

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) joined a bipartisan team led by Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Roy Blunt (R-MO) earlier this week to call for the immediate extension of funding for community health centers before funding runs out at the end of September. Tillis joined the 60 other senators to express

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:50:00

Panthers still trying to find rhythm on offense

The Carolina Panthers have started the season 2-0, but there is still some concern about how effective the offense can be this season. The offense has looked pedestrian over the first two weeks and failed to score a touchdown last Sunday against the Bills. Week 3 should be an opportunity for the off

ENQUIRERJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-24 02:00:00

Overturned car on 485, one hospitalized

Fire fighters responded to an overturned car Saturday morning, according to Matthews Fire Department. One person has been hospitalized for "potentially life threatening injuries." They have been transported to CMC. The accident occurred on 485 inner just before Providence Road. Drivers are asked

WBTV - 2017-09-23 16:47:41

Indian Trail Neighbors Still Have Concerns With Super Street Project

INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. - The town of Indian Trail asked the NC DOT to host an info meeting Thursday evening. The town of Matthews did the same thing a month ago. Many people still have concerns about a major road project. Families living in the neighborhoods off Old Monroe Road in Indian Trail say the S

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:51:38

Donations for Crystal's Books of Blessings accepted until Sept. 29

Although her daughter died 11 years ago, Robin Barbee says Crystal's work is not over when it comes to inspiring others through the joy of reading. "We wanted to create something that would go on in her memory," Robin Barbee said. "We felt like she had a lot of work left that she could have accompli

STANLY NEWS & PRESS - 2017-09-22 15:30:00

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

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

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

'Party, party'

A new farm in Van Wyck dedicated to children with special needs raised nearly $1,700 during its grand opening Sept. 16. Bristol's For Joy, a 20-arce farm, was started by Rebecca Templeton Barrows to create a safe, welcoming place for kids with special needs, including her 6-year-old daughter, Brist

LANCASTER NEWS - 2017-09-24 09:00:00

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

Latest from Wiley Cash tells the story of blood memory, weak men

I like to think of that moment a writer is struck with the idea of turning a real-life event into a fictional work. Intimidation? Exhilaration? One emotion after the other? Everything at once? Any writer would be comforted knowing there's a framework of facts on which to build. Yet think of the thou

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-24 14:56:00

Belmont Police Investigating Armed Robbery

BELMONT, NC - Police are investigating after someone robbed the Park Street Family Dollar at gunpoint Friday. Just before 6pm, police say a black male went to the register and demanded money. Investigators say no gun was actually displayed during the robbery, but the suspect placed his hand under hi

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-23 02:07:26

Fort Mill school's TV team nominated for Emmy; residents celebrate milestones

Local educators, students and others are celebrating accomplishments. Here are a few:Fort Mill High's Buzz TV nominated for national award The Buzz TV, Fort Mill High School's television production team, has been nominated for a national Emmy award. On Sept. 12, the National Academy of Television

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-24 18:32:00

We in Charlotte were blind, now we see. Now what?

"I once was blind but now I see." Many in Charlotte were like the blind beggar in the gospel of John after the Keith Scott shooting and protests. Our eyes were opened to the structural race-based biases that persist generations after Jim Crow ended. Even if the police shooting of Scott a year ago la

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2017-09-23 11:30:00

First look: New Main St. apartments could bring Rock Hill's downtown 'back to life'

A new 89-unit apartment complex on Rock Hill's East Main Street will "revitalize" the downtown area, according to lead principal Skip Tuttle of the commercial real estate firm Tuttle Co. The Tuttle Co. has been working for more than a year and a half on the new apartments, which could begin welcomi

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-24 00:45:00

Lancaster man sentenced to prison in crack deal outside Rock Hill discount store

A Lancaster man was sentenced to eight years in prison late Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of trafficking crack cocaine outside a Walmart store in Rock Hill. Michael Lymonne Foster Jr., 35, was charged by the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Unit in October 2016. His arrest was the res

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2017-09-22 16:05:00

Police Identify Person Killed After Getting Hit By An Amtrak Train In NE Charlotte

UPDATE: Police have identified the woman who was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in north Charlotte Friday night. According to the CMPD Sarah Weagba Doe, 63, died after being hit by an Amtrak train off Old Concord Road. Police say Doe was a passenger in a white Chevrolet Equinox which was stopp

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2017-09-23 14:17:47