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Hurricane Idalia slammed into the coast of northern Florida as a category 3 hurricane with an estimated 125 mph wind speed around 7:45 AM Wednesday. The National Hurricane Center reported Idalia is causing storm surge across Florida’s Big Bend region, and that water levels along the coast are rising rapidly. Forecasters say extreme high tides […]

The University of North Carolina issued an Alert Carolina message just after 1pm, warning of an “armed and dangerous person on or near campus.” The school is currently under lockdown as of 2pm, due to the “active assailant situation,” as reported by ABC 11. The investigation is focused across the street from the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower, […]

Walgreens is planning to close 450 stores in the U.S. and U.K. as part of cost-saving initiatives. The company has not yet announced which stores will be closing or when closures could begin. Walgreens CEO Roz Brewer attributed the closures to changing market trends, the end of fiscal stimulus, and a weaker respiratory season. Lower […]

A Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) driver and a passenger are both injured after having a shootout during a ride on May 18.

The most recent bill brings back the six-month minimum for the remainder of 2023 before deciding on nine months minimum.

“We urge visitors not to dig deep holes on the beach due to the danger they present to beachgoers and emergency response staff,” the park service said.

Terrance Pertillar, a Luke Combs fan from New York, had an unexpected stroke of luck when he won $200,000 on a Living Lucky with Luke Combs scratch-off lottery ticket while passing through Oxford, North Carolina. Pertillar was helping a friend move to North Carolina when he stopped at the Granville Food Mart for gas and […]

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The Republican-controlled legislature overrode Governor Roy Coooper’s veto surrounding pistol permits on Wednesday. For the first time since 2018, North Carolina residents can now purchase a handgun without first obtaining a permit from their local sheriff. The law, which abolishes the long-standing permit system requiring sheriffs to conduct character assessments and criminal history checks on […]

Fox has a new dating show called “Farmer Wants A Wife” and it features a Gastonia farmer as one of the eligible farming bachelors. The new reality series has four men on the show that airs tonight on FOX Charlotte at 9pm. Ranch-owner Ryan Black, 32, a native of Shelby, is one of the four […]

Local musician Alex Graham’s one and done on NBC’s “The Voice.” The Gaston County crooner’s journey begins and ends with the blind auditions. In a heartfelt post on Instagram, he expressed gratitude and said he had the time of his life. In true North Carolinian fashion, he sang “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” by […]