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A North Carolina State Trooper died after being struck by a car during a traffic stop Monday, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. State Highway Patrol said just before 9 PM Monday State Trooper John Horton was conducting a traffic stop in Rutherford Country, a few miles from Cleveland County. Fellow Trooper, […]

Hospital beds and health care systems across North Carolina are overwhelmed due to COVID and this is trickling into emergency services – EMTs and ambulances.  The medic workforce, like other healthcare personnel, is stretched thin and with mandatory overtime many first responders are tired. To address this alarming issue, state officials have requested help from […]

Plot twist- Wilmore Funeral Home doesn't exist. The advertisement was actually created by an advertising agency in Charlotte, BooneOakley.

UNC Charlotte announced a new COVID-19 cluster was confirmed on the campus. The University said Sunday, September 19 that six students living on campus and off-campus housing have reported contracting COVID. The students are isolated and received appropriate medical care. The University said they are notifying all close contact to quarantine and get tested. This […]

Mecklenburg County Public Health officials issues a mask mandate for the City of Charlotte for indoor and public spaces regardless of vaccination status. The mask mandate went into effect Wednesday, August 15 at 5 PM. Officials said this requirement applies to all individuals who are five years old or older. This mandate comes as the […]

Every day there is something to celebrate. July 29 is proclaimed National Chicken Wing Day. Celebrate this national holiday and stop by a local chicken wing spot and place an order. Charlotte has a few great chicken wing sports. The Queen City has a handful of restaurants to offer chicken wings that will leave your […]

Another long-standing Charlotte restaurant closes its door due to the effect of pandemic struggles. Price’s Chicken Coop announced on their Facebook page that they are closing down since opening in 1962. “It is with heavy hearts that The Chicken Coop has decided to close our doors after 59years of business…” The famous Charlotte spot on […]

Johnson C Smith University joins many other universities in requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus. In a press release from May 12, the University announced as they prepare to welcome students back to the campus fall semester, students are required to return fully vaccinated. Under the policy, students must complete […]

The high gas price or the shortage may not be stopping some from still traveling during the Memorial Day holiday. According to AAA, 1.1 million North Carolinians are expected to travel during the holiday weekend. That’s about a 61% increase from last year, when fewer than residents traveled, due to the pandemic. Gas prices are […]

At least five people were killed, including two children in a mass shooting Wednesday afternoon in South Carolina, York County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. A suspect was found after an hours-long manhunt. Associated Press is reporting a source briefed on a mass shooting said the gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor was former […]

Since more people are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID vaccine, traveler’s confidence to take trips has grown as summer approaches. According to an AAA survey, nearly half of North Carolinians (48%) are more willing to fly and stay in hotels. Whereas in January only 26% of travelers were comfortable. The top reasons […]

Cat and dog owners have expressed major concern about their four-legged friend showing COVID-19 related symptoms. According to The Charlotte Observer  Dr. Jennifer Jones Shults, the president of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association and owner of Quartet Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Hospital in Cary confirms that none of the cats and dogs have tested […]