Ivanka Trump will visit Charlotte on Wednesday to speak with father’s supporters

This will be her eighth visit to the state since Republican Trump’s election to the White House in 2016.

  Videos show few masks, crowds dancing inside South End restaurant

  Gaston Co. percent-positive rate highest since July, N.C. leaders encourage tighter COVID-19 restrictions

Christian McCaffrey appears at Panthers practice weeks after ankle injury, not yet cleared to play

City of Charlotte working with Equality NC, other cities to craft new nondiscrimination ordinance

  Deputies capture inmate who escaped from jail in S.C.

  Union County Public Schools transitions elementary students into Plan A

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  5 deaths, at least 143 cases in four counties linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Charlotte church event

  Man charged after mini excavator becomes unattached from tow, kills motorcyclist in Concord

  Authorities investigating death of 4-month-old baby in Chester Co.

  CMPD increases reward to $2,000 for information on violent crimes after uptick in shootings

20 more deaths, 700+ new COVID-19 cases reported in S.C.

Alumni pressure Davidson to respond to NC congressman’s Twitter swipe at Kamala Harris

N.C. reports 1,600+ new COVID-19 cases, down from recent days

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is continuing to track confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths.

Parking enforcement to resume in downtown Salisbury

Salisbury Police will resume downtown parking enforcement this week.

Charlotte man arrested after pursuit, running from police in Matthews

Police said that around 10 p.m., a Matthews police officer attempted a traffic stop on a car for having a “fictitious license plate.”

  More than 3.2 million voters have cast ballots in N.C., already tops 2016 election

The general election will be on Nov. 3.

City of Concord to convert intersection to innovative mini roundabout teardrop

‘We hope this is a new start’: 17 inmates baptized at Mississippi jail

  'Morgan was a leader’: Union Co. schools mourn death of Weddington High grad killed in Navy training plane crash

  Former Panthers' coach Rivera rings 'Victory Bell’ after completing cancer treatment

Statesville man arrested for selling ‘crack’ cocaine, other drugs

177 arrests, 109 survivors rescued during largest anti-human trafficking operation in Ohio’s history

45 kids rescued, hundreds arrested during anti-human trafficking operation, officials say

AG Yost said he thinks this is the largest state-wide anti-human trafficking operation in Ohio's history.

  Mother, son found stabbed to death inside Salisbury home

Investigators say the victims - a 61-year-old woman and her 38-year-old son - died from “multiple stab wounds.”

  Pedestrian struck, killed on I-85 near University City Blvd

The crash happened before 3:30 a.m. on southbound I-85 near University City Boulevard.

  Authorities investigating after foot washes up near Fort Sumter

Officials with the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office say their marine patrol division initially responded to a shoe that washed up near the fort and found the foot inside of it.

  Union Co. woman killed in U.S. Navy training plane crash in Alabama, U.S. Navy confirms

A Union County woman was among two training pilots who died in a crash in Alabama on Friday, the U.S. Navy confirmed.

  In-person service not held day after officials issue abatement order for Charlotte church

Mecklenburg County health officials issued an abatement order against the United House of Prayer for All People.

Cars circle track for candy at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Track 'n Treat

About 1,200 cars were registered and 50,000 pieces of candy were given away.

Charlotte man with metal detector finds 222-year-old coin near church in Maine

Shane Houston, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was on a metal-detecting trip with a friend from New Hampshire when he found the coin earlier this month, the Bangor Daily News reported.

Brees’ clutch precision lifts Saints past Panthers, 27-24

The Panthers had driven across midfield in the final minutes when Marcus Davenport’s sack of Teddy Bridgewater led coach Matt Rhule to send out kicker Joey Slye for a 65-yard field goal attempt on fourth-and-19.

N.C. man with metal detector finds 222-year-old coin near church

A North Carolina man with a metal detector has found a long-hidden, 222-year-old coin under a few inches of soil outside a church in Maine.

Trump-Biden race is tight in Florida, Georgia and North Carolina — CBS News Battleground Tracker poll

Each set of supporters also has different criteria shaping their vote.

  Unionville Elementary moves to remote learning for two weeks following COVID cases

Union County Public Schools is requiring all Unionville Elementary students and staff to work remotely for two weeks after a student and staff member recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Black contractor braves threats in removing Richmond statues

Devon Henry paced in nervous anticipation, because this was a project like nothing he’d ever done. He wore the usual hard hat - and a bulletproof vest.

Fire heavily damages home in Salisbury neighborhood

About 10 agencies are working to put the fire out.

Hamilton takes the record, Kannapolis-based Haas F1 team struggles in Portugal

Kannapolis-based Haas F1 Team drivers Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean classified 16th and 17th, respectively, at the Portuguese Grand Prix, the 12th round of the 2020 FIA Formula 1 World Championship at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.

Vice President Pence coming to Wilmington for campaign event

The Trump campaign is once again coming to Wilmington, this time, Vice President Mike Pence will be stopping in Wilmington.

Robeson County sheriff thanks community after Trump visits Lumberton

The sheriff of Robeson County took to social media to thank everyone who was involved in President Donald Trump’s Saturday visit to Lumberton.

Sen. Jackson leaving for training, turning campaign operations to wife

Jackson will be training out of state with the Army National Guard, for which he is a captain.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular’ adopting drive-thru status for downtown Salisbury

Salisbury’s annual Christmas parade, known in recent years as the “Tis the Season Spectacular,” has adopted a unique drive-thru format in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

'I was so excited’: Large crowd comes out for Trump campaign stop in Lumberton

President Donald Trump began a full Saturday of campaigning with a stop in Lumberton.

  ‘Doesn’t make any sense’: Charlotte community rallies to end violence as homicide number grows

Community members came together Saturday for a march to end the violence in Charlotte.

Trump votes in Florida on Saturday morning before holding three rallies

Trump told reporters after casting his ballot that he “voted for a guy named Trump.”

Prominent protester charged with damaging parking space signs reserved for city council members

Prominent protester charged with damaging parking space signs reserved for city council members

Jeepers and boaters for President Trump rally ahead of Election Day

Fresh off of the final presidential debate of 2020, two groups supporting President Donald Trump gathered for a rally in South Mississippi.

AMBER ALERT: abduction of 3- and 7-year-old girls, 2 boys dead

Aven, 3, and Nora Jackson, 7, are now missing. The suspect in the abduction and incident is their father, Donny Jackson, 40.(KBI)

  Motorcyclist killed after crashing into car in west Charlotte

The crash happened just after 4 p.m. on Freedom Drive near Pacific Street.

Officials: 4 killed, 2 injured in North Carolina house fire

The Virginian-Pilot reports that the four people who died in Friday morning’s fire in Buxton were a Coast Guard member’s family.

Cunningham keeps low in NC Senate race marked by his affair

Cal Cunningham acknowledged three weeks ago that he exchanged sexually suggestive texts with a woman who is not his wife.

Biden will work hard for Trump ‘chumps’ too

Vice President Joe Biden called Trump supporters gathered outside his drive-in rally “chumps,” but said he’d work hard for them if he wins next month’s presidential election.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner threaten lawsuit over billboards criticizing COVID-19 response, group says

The group of longtime Republican strategists, who prominently oppose the re-election of President Trump, said the billboards highlight Ivanka Trump and Kushner’s “indifference” to the suffering of Americans who have lost their lives due to “their reckless mismanagement” of the pandemic.

Will Graham denies on Twitter being the famous NC pastor who peed on plane passenger

Will Graham is the grandson of the late Billy Graham and the oldest son of Franklin Graham, both evangelists.

Sheriff: Man leads deputies in chase in stolen tractor trailer in Orangeburg County

Deputies have arrested a 22-year-old man accused of stealing a tractor and trailer rig worth more than $100,000 and leading deputies in a chase in Orangeburg County.

  Mecklenburg officials bar church from holding gatherings after 120+ test positive for COVID-19 at previous event

The United House of Prayer for All People on Beatties Ford Road was holding an annual gathering the weekend of Oct. 10, according to county commissioner and church member Vilma Leake. The events were held Oct. 4-11.

NC Democrats have a lead over Republicans in voter registration. But it’s shrinking

Even in a state with 7.3 million registered voters, Republicans see registration gains in North Carolina and other states as a silver lining in a year when many polls show President Donald Trump trailing Democrat Joe Biden.

Anonymous grand jurors to share experiences relating to Breonna Taylor case, according to community activist, attorney

The two jurors released a statement to the public, saying they will be sharing experiences relating to the Breonna Taylor investigation over the next few weeks.

Homeless face unique challenges to voting

One demographic of voters often overlooked is those experiencing homelessness. Casting a ballot requires getting registered to vote and getting registered requires an address.

N.C. deputy dies day after after testing positive for COVID-19

Deputy Danny H. Rouse, with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office, felt ill at work on October 19 and was admitted to the hospital the following day where she tested positive for coronavirus.

Senator Cory Booker to campaign for Joe Biden in North Carolina

U.S. Senator Cory Booker is coming to North Carolina this weekend to campaign for Joe Biden for president.

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary offering ‘Scarecrow Festival ’

Faithful Friends Animal Sanctuary in Rowan County is hosting a drive-thru Scarecrow Festival at its property on Grace Church Road, just off Highway 29.

Actor Brandon Micheal Hall of ‘God Friended Me’ to speak at Livingstone Fall Convocation

Imagine playing an atheist and getting a friend request from God on Facebook; or running for mayor to promote your mixed tape and unwittingly winning the race.

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College selects new student ambassadors

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has named five outstanding students as official Ambassadors for the 2020-2021 term.

Catawba College receives ‘Top Green’ honor

Catawba College has been named to The Princeton Review’s 2021 Top 50 Green Colleges list. The Princeton Review noted Catawba’s “well-rounded education grounded in the liberal arts, a commitment to environmental sustainability, and classes structured around current events.”

Salisbury law firm announces ‘Overcoming Adversity Scholarship’

The Rowan County law firm Wallace & Graham, PA, through its “Wallace & Graham Gives” initiative, has announced that starting this 2020-2021 academic school year, it will be awarding a total of $15,000 to six deserving Rowan County high school seniors.

  22-year-old man shot to death in north Charlotte marking city’s 98th homicide this year

It occurred around 2:30 a.m. on the 800 block of Potenza Drive.

York Fire Department auctioning off an AR-15. It’s legal. Officials point to SC law.

Two hundred tickets are available.

Officers shot at while attempting to stop larceny suspect

The incident occurred shortly after 4:30 a.m. after officers responded to a call near the 800 block of Academy Street.

  99-year-old woman votes for first time after surviving COVID-19

Barbara Duvall is 99-years-old, and was diagnosed with COVID-19 five weeks ago.

  Crime Stoppers: Police searching for suspect who wore Halloween mask during robbery

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are working to identify the man responsible for robbing a restaurant in southwest Charlotte.

  Charlotte 49ers football team set to finally play first home game Saturday

The Charlotte 49ers football team is scheduled to play it’s first home game of the season Saturday afternoon.

Trump campaign asks court to stop Nevada from counting early votes

The Trump campaign and state Republicans are demanding that a state Nevada court temporarily block election officials in a Nevada county from counting early votes.

“It’s brought joy”: Georgia food writer opens porch restaurant for chipmunk

The chipmunk, who she named Thelonious Munk, typically arrives within seconds of serving, eats his fill and packs the rest to go in his cheeky doggy bag.

Atrium Health announces $3.4 billion investments into Wake Forest Baptist Health and Winston-Salem area

The Atrium Health enterprise announced $3.4 billion in planned investments for Wake Forest Baptist Health and the communities it serves over the next 10 years.

  Seven months spent waiting for response to records request from N.C. Division of Employment Security

The information WBTV requests helps provide a bigger look at some of the problems plaguing DES.

  Record-breaking number of mail-in absentee ballots set to be rejected in South Carolina

There are three reasons why your ballot would be rejected: no voter signature, no witness signature and it’s returned too late.

Harrison to host drive-in concert featuring Common, Charlamagne tha God

The event will take place on Monday, October 26.

  Charlotte mom marks anniversary of son’s death with community march

As the homicide rate in Charlotte continues to climb to 97, the community is rallying to make a change with a march on Saturday.

  North Carolina ski areas preparing to open with COVID-19 protocols

North Carolina Ski Resorts have set up safety protocols as the coronavirus continues and opening day for the season gets closer.

  Woman’s rental home is in disrepair, code enforcement issues violation

Exposed wires, broken floors and holes in the wall—these are just a few of the problems one Kings Mountain mother is dealing with tonight.  The woman claims she has been asking her landlord to fix the problems for months.