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A Salisbury police officer is being celebrated as a hero after saving an unconscious truck driver from his tractor trailers just moments before it exploded. On August 8, Lieutenant Corey Brooks was on his way to another incident about 9 p.m. when he seen a tractor-trailer collide with a highway wall underneath an I-85 bridge, […]

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Following a battle with cancer, Steve Crump, a longtime reporter with WBTV passed away early on Thursday morning, his family announced. Cathy Crump, Steve’s wife released a statement: “Our hearts are breaking as we share the news of the passing of our beloved Steve. He was determined to share the truth and broadcasting became the […]

Charlotte

U.S. News & World Report ranked the best High Schools rankings in 2023-2024 school year. 17,680 schools out of roughly 25,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia reviewed reveals significant fluctuation across schools, particularly at the top. The Early College at Guilford in Greensboro, North Carolina, climbed to the […]

Charlotte

One person was killed and another was sent to the hospital after a Mooresville home exploded late Monday night, according to Iredell County Emergency Management. The explosion happened at midnight at a house on Barber Loop and Old Arborway Road, near Lake Norman. TMZ Sports reports that the home belonged to NFL defensive back Caleb […]

Economists with the National Association of Realtors predict mortgage rates will drop to 6% in 2024, a full percentage point lower than current rates. This is good news for buyers, but the “golden handcuff effect” has homeowners who purchased during the pandemic unwilling to part ways with their historically low interest rates. Canopy Realtor Association […]

  The Clear the Shelters event is all set to go for this Saturday at Animal Care and Control at 8315 Byrum Drive from 11-5. The shelter has been over capacity for most of 2023 and the numbers have been climbing every week. This is the biggest adoption event of the year and we are […]

Charlotte

The US Drug Enforcement Administration officially observes August 21, 2022, as National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day. On this day, the second annual day of observation, City of Charlotte leaders, Mecklenburg County, and the Federal Government along with CMPD came together to raise awareness about the effects of fentanyl in the communities. According to DEA, […]

Charlotte

According to AAA data, the average price of a gallon of regular gas in Charlotte is $3.60, up roughly 20 cents from a month earlier. AAA gas price data shows the average price of gas in North Carolina is $3.56 and a little less in South Carolina, just across the state line. South Carolina’s average […]

Lifestyle

Cruise LLC, a driverless rideshare company, is testing its vehicles in Charlotte as part of its plans for the city. The tests are taking place in multiple districts, with a driver behind the wheel at all times. You may see some of the vehicles around uptown this weekend. The tests are being used to gather […]

It all started with a dog named Taco. Now our very own evening jock, Holly Haze, is making a difference in our community. Here is how it all started in Holly’s own words. “Honestly, I had no idea just a few short months ago that I would be volunteering so much of my time to […]