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Multiple-vehicle crash closes I-85 north in Gaston County
The accidents happened around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday on I-85 near Exit 23, McAdenville Road. 

Stallings home total loss following house fire
Two fire departments responded to the fire on Matthews-Weddington Road near Chestnut Lane around 3 a.m.

Drones introduce new possibilities, resurrect old problem
Drones have been labeled everything from a pain in the neck to the wave of the future. In terms of aerial regulations, it's the same old thing in a new wrapper.

Landis Police charge man for string of car break-ins
On August 23 a series of vehicle burglaries were reported in the area of Kimball Road, according to Landis Police. 

Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Baghdad
Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said.

Gastonia house fire displaces family
Fire officials responded to the fire at a home on S. Pine Drive and extinguished the flames by 6 a.m. The fire was reported around 1:52 a.m.

World stocks unsteady on dim growth outlook, China volatile
Global stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday but confidence remains fragile amid ongoing concerns over the global economy in the wake of the volatility in Chinese markets, and a possible U.S. interest rate rise...

Look for lane closures, construction on Innes Street in Salisbury
Work crews are currently in the process of repaving portions of E. Innes Street in Salisbury. 

Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death continues
Law enforcement officers prepared early Wednesday to resume the intensive hunt for three suspects in the fatal shooting of a popular veteran police officer in a small northern Illinois community.

Labor Day advice from Rowan Co. Sheriff Kevin Auten
With the approach of the Labor Day weekend, Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten asks all citizens to join him in making this Labor Day holiday period a happy and enjoyable one for all.

Food Lion to donate more than 1200 service hours to local charities
Associates at Salisbury based Food Lion are gearing up for a big month of working with local charities, according to a press release.In celebration of Feeding America's® Hunger Action MonthTM, Food Lion Feeds will donate more than 1,200 service hours and more than 1 million meals through its inaugural "The Great Pantry Makeover" event. 

Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war
Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God's grace.

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Major delays Interstate 85 northbound in Gaston County
At least five miles of delays are being reported n Interstate 85 northbound starting near McAdenville Rd (Exit 23) fo...

Llama killer sentenced to 6-17 months jail
A man charged with mutilating a llama on a Union County farm has been sentenced with 6-17 months behind bars.Alexande...

Cornelius business threatens to protest I-77 toll lane project
Frustrations continue to loom over the I-77 toll lane project.With construction set to begin soon, one Lake Norman bu...

Layla the pit bull heading to Maine to find forever home
A pit bull is headed to a new shelter in Maine after a video of her being abused went viral.

The incident happened b...

Police: Greenville County 13-year-old suspect in mother's death
A 13-year-old is in state custody in connection to his mother's death, according to officials.

Greenville County Of...

Turkey found chained to apartment balcony in North Charlotte
A turkey found chained to an apartment balcony in North Charlotte was rescued this weekend.

Officials say the young ...

Local professor investigates company behind toll lane project
The ongoing battle between residents and toll lanes on I-77 continues. This time, a local Spanish professor uncovered...

Neighbors tell local newspaper to stop littering their streets
Some neighbors in Charlotte are putting their foot down. They say a local newspaper is littering their streets and tu...

Child Predator drives cross country to meet 14-year-old
Boone Police arrest man who traveled across country to meet with 14-year-old.

On Friday, August 28, JP Thrower was a...

NC lottery to introduce scratch and sniff tickets at 2 sites
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- What does money smell like?The N.C. Education Lottery has an idea of the scent. It smells like ...

DOL: Workers paid only tips, no salaries
A North Carolina restaurant is being forced to pay out over a $100,000 in back pay after an investigation found they ...

Former Union County Board of Education member charged with fraud
A former Union County and North Carolina Board of Education member has been charged with fraud following allegations ...

8-year-old struck, killed outside Pageland Elementary
A 8-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car Tuesday morning outside Pageland Elementary School, an official conf...

Driver indicted for crash that killed Charlotte child, baby
A Wilmington man has been indicted on charges for the May crash that killed the child and unborn child of a Charlotte...

Historic mill being refurbished in West Charlotte
Charlotte's Argos Real Estate is refurbishing the 180,000 square foot Savona Mill in West Charlotte."Its a special pr...

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What one local businessman is willing to do to stop I-77 toll lanes
Joel Pfyffer, the owner of Prosciutto?s Pizzeria, Restaurant and Pub in Cornelius, took to social media this week wit...

Charlotte eatery makes OpenTable list of ?100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in...
Three restaurants in North Carolina are included on a list of ?100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America? compiled ...

Business and social club eyes Charlotte for expansion
A new business and social club is planning to launch in Atlanta, and the organization already has an eye on potential...

5 questions with 'Love It or List It' producer about new season, now filming ...
As the Triangle Business Journal has previously reported, production of HGTV's popular home makeover show, Love It or...

Local investment firm launches energy industry spinoff in Houston
Houston?s energy slump has proven woeful for a slew of companies in that region, but it?s also creating new markets t...

BofA honors Hugh McColl for contributions to the arts in Charlotte (PHOTOS)
It was a celebration of the arts Tuesday night at Bank of America. The bank ( NYSE:BAC) hosted about 100 members of ...