DaBaby turns Charlotte parking lot into outdoor restaurant to feed community

Charlotte native and Grammy-nominated artist DaBaby turned a parking lot into an outdoor restaurant to help feed the homeless community and all those in need on Thanksgiving.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times

Instead of the usual path through Manhattan, this year’s parade was kept to the area in front of Macy’s flagship store and aimed at a television audience instead of live crowds.
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Entrepreneurs pay for $40,000 worth of groceries at Atlanta-area store

The group of entrepreneurs also paid for drivers to fill up at local gas stations and planned to give away hundreds of boxes of food.

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Charlotte native, award-winning artist Anthony Hamilton donates Thanksgiving meals to families in need

Two dead after car ‘hydroplanes’ off highway, crashes into tree in Gaston County, troopers say

Michael Jordan donates $2 million from “The Last Dance” proceeds to help hungry ahead of Thanksgiving

  Concord sporting goods store director talks COVID compliance ahead of Black Friday

  Long lines come as surprise as holiday travel ramps up from Charlotte

Even though experts say the risk is out there, many travelers say there is an overwhelming need for home, family and the urge to get there.
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Holiday nostalgia could boost mental health amid COVID-19

Celebrating the holidays this year could be a much-needed mental health boost, even if they don't look much like the celebrations of the past.

  Some South End bars busy Wednesday before Thanksgiving, customers adjust to stricter mask mandate

Union Co. couple uses lottery winnings to help feed those in need on Thanksgiving

Man arrested, accused of stealing truck, ramming into police car

  159 people sick from sushi sold at Concord Harris Teeter locations, health officials say

  Despite requests to stay home, interstates fill with holiday travelers

  2020 Hurricane season smashes records

  Some people still weary about COVID-19 vaccine, sociologists say there’s history behind concerns

18 inmates test positive for coronavirus at Mecklenburg jail

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Couple finds walls of whisky in new home

They found bottles of Scotch whisky hidden in the walls and floorboards during renovations of their New York home.

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  Davidson starts the college basketball season 1-0 with a win over High Point

Hyunjung Lee scored a career-high 23 points, Kellan Grady added 20 and Sam Mennenga impressed in his Davidson debut as the Wildcats held off High Point 82-73 Wednesday night in Belk Arena.

Freshmen lead No. 16 UNC past College of Charleston 79-60

Daniels scores 29, leads NC State over Charleston Southern

Wake Forest tops Delaware State 111-51 in Forbes’ first game

App State cruises past South Carolina State in season opener

Four players reached double figures and 10 scored as App State men’s basketball posted a dominant 81-61 victory at South Carolina State in its season opener on Wednesday.

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  Police: One in custody, no evidence of shots fired during argument at Concord Mills mall

Charlotte man arrested for soliciting teen online, police say

South Carolina reports 1,200+ new COVID-19 cases

N.C. reports 1,800+ COVID-19 hospitalizations, record-high for third day in row

N.C. closes prisons, moves inmates as COVID cases spike

Three state prisons have been closed, with hundreds of inmates being transferred to other facilities across the state, as COVID-19 continues to spike within the prison system.
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Family builds drive-thru window at home for Thanksgiving

One Colorado couple has found ways to preserve holiday traditions, even if they can’t dine at a table together.

  No travel restrictions in place for N.C., but there are updated guidelines

  Hundreds line up for Thanksgiving dinner drive-thru in west Charlotte

  Charlotte residents still lining up for COVID-19 tests as Thanksgiving approaches

  Man thought surgery would be covered by insurance, gets $23,000 bill