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Lake Wylie resident Leslie Norris is recovering after being bitten by a copperhead snake. "It was probably the worst pain I've ever felt in my life," said Norris. Norris described the moment she was bittenMore >>
Lake Wylie resident Leslie Norris is recovering after being bitten by a copperhead snake.More >>
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Hundreds of registered Democrats in Rowan County are switching their party affiliation ahead of the May primary. Does it signal a philosophical change in political thinking, or something else? AccordingMore >>
According to many in the county, it's a deliberate move to try and oust the more conservative candidates for Rowan County Commission, including Chairman Jim Sides.More >>
Police in Gaston County say a woman walked into the police department Sunday morning and threatened to blow up the building with a gas can and a lighter.
Amanda Una-Karrim Barnes, 37, is charged with criminal contempt and malicious use of explosives causing property damage, according to the Gaston County Sheriff's Office.
Barnes was seen early Sunday morning wandering around the Gaston County Police Department's parking lot. When police officer approached her, she became upset and wandered off.
She didn't resurface again until around 6 a.m. she walked into the lobby with a gas can and lighter and said she was going to blow up the building because she wasn't being treated fairly as a veteran, according to police.
Police quickly arrested her and transported her to the Gaston County Jail.