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Tornado watch is in effect for Charlotte, area
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:54:27 -0700

The tornado watch is in effect for 1 a.m., covering Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Rowan, Iredell, Alexander, Catawba, Caldwell, Watauga, Burke, McDowell, Rutherford, Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties in the Charlotte region.

Holley and Miller selected to NCHSAA Hall of Fame
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:43:39 -0700

Seven more outstanding individuals in the annals of state prep athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame.

Joe Miller & Jack Holley to be inducted into the NCHSAA Hall of Fame
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:38:03 -0700

CHAPEL HILL, NC (NCHSAA) -- Seven more outstanding individuals in the annals of state prep athletics have been selected for induction into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. The late Jack Holley of Teachey, Ralph Holloway of Morehead City, the late Joe Miller of Wilmington, Chris Norman of Shelby, Moyer Smith of Chapel Hill, Rick Strunk of Carrboro and Jerry ...

Child rape suspect returned to Middle Tennessee
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:40:32 -0700

Stephen Beck, 43, was on the run for nearly four years before he was captured earlier this year. He faces several child rape charges.

Storm threat fizzles; cooler week ahead for Charlotte
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:26:08 -0700

The severe thunderstorms that pounded eastern Tennessee and the North Carolina mountains took a run at the Charlotte area late Sunday and early Monday, but the storms fizzled.

Winterton, Strunk among NCHSAA Hall of Fame honorees
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:28:28 -0700

Cary's Jerry Winterton was among seven named to join the N.C. High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame Monday afternoon.

Sci-fi author panel coming to Don Gibson Theatre
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:06:13 -0700

Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 09:01 AM. Four of the nation’s top Young Adult Science Fiction authors will present an author’s panel at 2 p.m. Thursday at Don Gibson Theatre, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby.

Favorite Sci-Fi Young Adult authors panel to be held at Don Gibson Theatre Thursday
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:21:02 -0700

Four Young Adult Sci-Fi authors participate in a panel discussion at 2 p.m. Thursday at Don Gibson Theatre. Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 at 15:13 PM.

Facebook Pilots Free WiFi For Students’ Homes In The Backyard Of Its NC Data Center
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:09:10 -0700

 Just as the FCC has approved a plan to invest $2 billion into U.S. schools to improve WiFi, Facebook is taking a step to improve WiFi for students in their homes. Today the company is announcing a pilot in North Carolina to provide free WiFi-based internet access to students’ homes. The project, focused around Forest City, is being rolled out in cooperation with Rutherford County… Read More

Severe thunderstorm warning for Cleveland County
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:21:04 -0700

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 14:13 PM. * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHERN CLEVELAND COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA... SOUTHEASTERN RUTHERFORD COUNTY IN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...