Town of Cheraw estimates Florence damage at $1.7 million

Chesterfield County prepares to handle costly Florence repairs.

How did piles of Haiti’s trash end up on NC beaches? Hurricane Florence is a suspect

Residents of North Topsail Beach began posting photos of the mysterious trash on Facebook over the weekend, noting brightly colored products labeled in Spanish and French were now lodged in the sand.

Man missing for weeks in Lincoln County

Deputies say 29-year-old Edward Clifford Garrett never returned home after visiting a friend in western Lincoln County. He was last seen at a home in the 200 block of Highway 274 on Aug. 26.

Kevin Olsen accuser back on stand for cross examination

“I loved him. I was in denial."

7-year-old girl stuns crowd with moving rendition of national anthem

"Always before I sing, my heart will beat really, really fast," she said.

Rowan County couple charged, accused of leaving two infants in running car

Deputies found the couple, now identified as Chrystal and Michael Wayne Power, and asked them if they were going back out for the night, and if they had forgotten anything.

City of Kannapolis approves construction of downtown sports and entertainment venue

the Kannapolis City Council took the next step in the Downtown Revitalization Project by formally approving the construction of the Sports & Entertainment Venue

After Florence, here’s how you can still get to the coast from Charlotte

With last week’s arrival of fall, some Charlotteans might be planning one final trip to the beach — but wondering how to get there with many roads still underwater due to Hurricane Florence.

Yard display causes controversy in East Texas neighborhood

A yard display depicting a "racist scarecrow" had people talking.

Mom and daughter find used needles discarded near Arboretum shopping center

Used needles found in Arboretum

Mom of missing 6-year-old: Maddox is my whole world, my reason for living

Maddox’s mother spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday, on day four of the search for the little boy. “Maddox is my whole world and my reason for living," Carrie Ritch said. "His smile is so contagious and his laughter is so precious”

  Arrest made in shooting at elementary school student drop-off line

Tuesday, police announced 25-year-old Devontrez Malic Moore was arrested as a result of the investigation and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, possession of a weapon on school grounds and discharging a weapon on school groun

Local waterfowl rescued following hazardous conditions created by Florence

Waterfowl rescued following Hurricane Florence

Christmas tree picked in Avery County for White House Blue Room

Monday was when White House officials came by and picked out the tree that will be presented to the President and the First Lady in November.

Man fatally shot in Lancaster, alleged shooter not charged

The shooting happened before 1:20 a.m. at a home on Maplewood Avenue in Lancaster. Deputies say Jamey Randal McCants, 44, was shot once in the upper torso with a handgun.

Concord police searching for person responsible for two armed robberies

Police are searching for a robber dressed in all black with a white clown mask.

Deported Ohio mother of 4 reunited with family

A Fairfield mother of four who was deported to Mexico in April 2017 is now back home with her family, attorneys say.

Opening statements to begin in Kevin Olsen trial

Olsen, 22, is accused of raping his ex-girlfriend at a home in University City in February 2017.

Should you consider a 3D mammogram over the traditional 2D?

If you are a woman of the age to get a regular mammogram, there's a question you'll be asked when you arrive for your appointment.

Guests cancel on boy’s birthday party, fire department throws surprise party at station

Firefighters stepped up and decided they weren’t going to let him not have a birthday party.

I-95 through North Carolina now open, Gov. Cooper announces

Portions of I-95 have been closed since Sept. 15. Motorists should still use caution along other roads in southeastern NC.

  Person shot to death in west Charlotte, marks third homicide in two days

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 1200 block of Saratoga Drive.

NCDOT announces safe routes to Wilmington, says to avoid 11 counties

NCDOT announced three routes into the city that are now open to the public.

Person suffers two broken legs in three-car crash

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened near the intersection of East Arrowood Road and Arborgate Drive.

Bengals join Panthers in wearing ‘One Carolina’ stickers

The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read “One Carolina” on the back of their helmets for Sunday’s game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Community rededicates memorial to students killed in car crash 23 years ago

Laura Barnette and Mandi Meador were killed in a motor vehicle crash in 1995 and are members of the “Angels of ’97.”

Mobile hospital deployed after Florence helps new mom deliver baby

On Friday, the team helped to deliver a baby. Baby girl Murphy was born weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces.

43 dogs saved, several killed in massive fire at rescue in York County

Chapman’s Dachshund Rescue was destroyed in a fire early Friday morning.

CMPD investigates shooting homicide in south Charlotte

CMPD investigates south Charlotte shooting death.

Officials find body believed to be missing 22-year-old in Rock Hill

According to the Rock Hill Police Department, 22-year-old Brett Sullivan, from Rock Hill, has been missing since the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept 19.

Man accused of stabbing, killing woman in west Charlotte

Police charged 45-year-old Leigh McDaniel Jr. with the murder of 48-year-old Tracy Lavette Hudson-Glenn.

Death investigation underway in Rock Hill

Man's body found in Rock Hill backyard.

Fire damages two homes in Concord

Fire damages two homes in Concord.

Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked

National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in New Bern for 10 days, assisting with Hurricane Florence relief, where he only got a few hours of sleep per night.

Small town hit by Hurricane Matthew underwater again

In a scene reminiscent of the weeks after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, three to four feet of water flowed over benches and past door handles of buildings along the town’s main corridor.

Florence partly to blame for dismissal of driver’s DWI charge in Gaston County

The accusations came after two Ranlo police officers who were subpoenaed to testify against the driver never showed, and forced the judge overseeing the case to dismiss it.

J. Cole reschedules Dreamville Fest as Florence benefit concert

Dreamville Fest will also serve as a benefit to hurricane victims in the Carolinas.

Popular new Panthers game parking spot to be closed by park rangers

The hot spot is the Wesley Heights greenway, packed with Panthers fans at the first home game of the season.

#CarolinaStrong: 13 baseball teams in the Carolinas join forces for Florence relief

The 13-team dual-state alliance will work together to maximize fundraising efforts across the state, utilizing the hashtag: #CarolinaStrong.

Panthers star, NC native Julius Peppers pledges $100k, urges teammates to support Florence recovery

The Bailey, North Carolina native hopes his donation will encourage fans, teammates and the community to join him in supporting those in need across the Carolinas.

Universal PreK kicks off in Mecklenburg County

A county tax hike is funding the PreK program. It was to start Monday, but Hurricane Florence caused Charlotte offices to close and workers needed more time to get teachers ready and find students to fill the classrooms.

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