Fort Bragg soldier reported missing from N.C. campsite

SPC Enrique Roman-Martinez, 21, was last seen on Friday, May 22, at a campsite on South Core Banks, near Mile Marker 46. This is one of the islands that make up Cape Lookout National Seashore.

  US deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000 milestone

Outbreaks are still climbing in much of the Americas, while many countries in Asia and much of Europe are making steady progress in containing the deadliest pandemic in years.
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  Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened Tuesday in a largely symbolic step toward economic recovery, and stocks surged at the opening bell, even as the official U.S. death toll closed in on 100,000, a mark President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

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Rock Hill mother, boyfriend charged in death of 4-year-old who tested positive for cocaine at birth

CMPD sees spike in violent crime during coronavirus pandemic

Longtime Charlotte firefighter accused of stealing hundreds of dollars from Target in Midtown

  Two officers shot, one flown to hospital after shootout in Anson County, 3 suspects at-large

Police: CATS bus driver drove away after fatally striking man in NE Charlotte

Police say the driver of the bus “then drove away from the scene of the crash without providing aid to the victim.”
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Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

The launch puts Elon Musk's SpaceX on the cusp of becoming the first private company to put astronauts in orbit.

  North Carolina sees its highest number of coronavirus hospitalizations as state nears 800 deaths

  First Alert: Heavy rain today, severe storms possible Thursday and Friday

  Man dies after being struck by train in Salisbury

  Appalachian State University eliminating three sports due to financial impact of COVID-19

  N.C. Gov. Cooper responds to Trump RNC tweet: Pandemic response can not be political

  CMS will open for students Aug. 17 after board changes 2020-2021 school calendar

  A family surprises Iredell County first responders with a gift for saving relatives

  Summer camps in Charlotte preparing for ‘new normal’ this season

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Wedding photography company refuses to refund money after bride-to-be dies

A wedding photography company refuses to refund a man after his fiancée died in a car accident.

SPORTS

Elliott ends Busch’s win streak, collects $100,000 bounty

Chase Elliott snapped Kyle Busch’s seven-race Truck Series winning streak and collected a $100,000 bounty for beating NASCAR’s most successful truck driver with a victory Tuesday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Busch passes Cindric in OT to win Xfinity race at Charlotte

Kyle Busch passed Austin Cindric on the final lap in overtime to win his 97th career Xfinity Series race on Monday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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  Gastonia venue operator wants clarification regarding reopening for event spaces

  Meck. County reports more than 3,300 positive cases of COVID-19, 79 deaths

  Several parents file complaints over refunds from local youth soccer academy

  North Carolina hotels feel left behind under Phase 2

  Judge rules to abandon witness signatures on SC primary absentee ballots, people concerned

Just a few weeks ago, the South Carolina Election Commission announced voters can vote by absentee ballot. Now, those ballots will not need a signature. In South Carolina’s upcoming June primary and runoff, a US district judge ruled in favor of ballots without a required witness signature.
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Farm aid program opens for applications Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers have been walloped by issues related to the closures of restaurants and schools in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  Charlotte group wants to turn your plastic takeout containers into PPE for medical workers

16 people at south Charlotte nursing home test positive for COVID-19

  Sisterhood of Traveling Wine North Carolina brings out “fairies”

Deputies looking for missing South Carolina man