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Four arrested in deadly May shooting at Concord apartment complex

CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) – Four men have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in May at a Concord apartment complex. According to Concord Police, officers were called to the Parkway Station Apartments on Samuel Adams Circle in the early-morning hours of May 30. When they...
CONCORD, NC

Gas station clerk shot dead in small town of Star

STAR, N.C. — A gas station store clerk died after being gunned down while on the job Saturday night at a Quik Chek according to local law enforcement. Star police are searching for whoever pulled the trigger. Biscoe Police Department said they are working with the Star Police Department...
STAR, NC
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Illinois Basketball: Rising North Carolina guard receives Illini offer

Illinois basketball wants to continue adding to their already stacked 2024 class. As of right now, the Illini have the best recruiting class in the nation for 2024. The top commitment is Morez Johnson, who is rated as a four-star recruit and ranked as the No. 44 player in the class of 2024. Illinois also has ZZ Clark committed for 2024, but he has yet to be rated or ranked by 247Sports.
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Police Arrest 4 For Shooting, Killing A Man Inside His Concord Apartment

CONCORD, N.C. — Concord Police have arrested four men for their alleged involvement in the shooting death of 26-year-old Raekwon Berry back in May. On Monday, May 30th, officers responded to reports of gunshots on Samuel Adams Circle at the Parkway Station Apartments in Concord. When officers arrived, they...
CONCORD, NC
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53-year-old woman, store clerk, murdered in Star, suspect at-large

STAR, N.C. (WGHP) — A 53-year-old woman was shot and killed in Star on Saturday night, according to Chief David Kime. Kime says that at around 10:08 p.m. on Saturday night the suspect, a black man in a mask, walked into the Quik Chek on 231 South Main Street where the 53-year-old victim was working. […]

62-year-old man drowns in backyard pool

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A 62-year-old man was found dead early Monday morning in a backyard pool, the Mint Hill Police Department reports. According to police, its officers were dispatched at around 9:30 a.m. to assist MEDIC with a possible drowning at a home on Chicopee Drive. When they arrived, officers found a man dead in a backyard in-ground pool.
CHARLOTTE, NC
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Oakboro police chief clears probationary period

After accusations arose months ago about his alleged involvement with a possible fake COVID vaccination clinic, Oakboro Police Chief T.J. Smith was suspended for two weeks without pay and put on a six-month probationary period. According to Oakboro Town Manager Doug Burgess, that period ended June 21 after he was...
OAKBORO, NC
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Eighth Annual Dragon Boat Festival Attains 32 Teams

SALISBURY, NC (News Release) — The Eighth Annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival is only 30 days out and the team entries are full. The community day of entertainment is scheduled for Sat., July 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at The Shrine Club on High Rock Lake (6480 Long Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC).
SALISBURY, NC
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Parent fights back against truancy

One of the biggest ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted students over the past several years has been the disruption of in-person learning, especially with so many students having been placed in quarantine following possible exposure or parents temporarily keeping their kids home during periods of high transmissibility, such as during the omicron wave.
STANLY COUNTY, NC
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Stanly Community College will cap 50th anniversary celebration with Summer Sizzle

Stanly Community College has been celebrating its golden anniversary for almost a year now, but it is the community-wide finale that has everyone buzzing with excitement. Running 2-9 p.m. July 16, the music festival features Right Turn Clyde, The Embers and Chairmen of the Board atop the hill on SCC’s Albemarle campus, 141 College Dr.
ALBEMARLE, NC
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Man dies after drowning in Mint Hill backyard pool

MINT HILL, N.C. (WBTV) – Crews responded to a drowning call in Mint Hill Monday morning. The incident happened at a home on Chicopee Drive in Mint Hill, according to the Mint Hill Police Department. Police say when officers arrived, a 62-year-old man was found dead in a backyard...
MINT HILL, NC
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Star Police: Employee killed in convenience store shooting, suspect at-large

STAR, N.C. — The State Bureau of Investigation is searching for the suspect in a convenience store shooting where one employee was killed Saturday night. According to the Star Police Department, officers were called to the Quik Chek in the 200 block of South Main Street just after 10 p.m. regarding the shooting.
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