Salisbury, NCSalisbury Post

Blotter: Man faces litany of charges for fleeing sheriff’s deputies

SALISBURY – A Mooresville man was arrested Friday on a litany of charges after allegedly attempting to flee from a Rowan County Sheriff’s deputies while they were investigating a homicide. Tanner Anthony Morton, 20, was charged with two counts of felony possession of a firearm by a felon, felony possession...
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Pipe burst causes water to erupt above Charlotte apartment complex

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Residents at a Charlotte apartment complex were soaked Sunday morning but not from any rain shower: A water main at the Arrowood Crossing apartment complex busted, shooting water and gravel into the air. Water could be seen shooting higher than a three-story building. A muddy mess...
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Huntersville, NCMSNBC

North Carolina plantation's Juneteenth event underscores South's historical whitewashing

Owners of the Latta Plantation in Huntersville, North Carolina faced a rude awakening this week when members of the public called out their planned Juneteenth event. Coinciding with the holiday that commemorates the end of legalized slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, the Latta Plantation promised an event highlighting the experiences of white slaveholders and Confederate soldiers. “Come out to Historic Latta Plantation for a one-night event, Saturday, June 19, 2021,” they promised. “You will hear stories from the massa himself who is now living in the woods.” They went on to emphasize that the planned Juneteenth program would focus on “white refugees” who had been “displaced and have a story to tell as well.”
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WSOC Charlotte

Police: Person dies after being shot multiple times at north Charlotte nightclub

CHARLOTTE — A person has died after a shooting at a north Charlotte nightclub early Saturday morning, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police. Police were called to Mooney’s Lounge on Graham Street at about 4 a.m. Saturday. When they arrived, they found a person who had been shot multiple times. According to police, the victim drove his car to a Charlotte Fire Station on West 28th Street for medical attention.
Union County,

Alvarez: Why I don't support a sales tax increase for Union County

Recently, The Weekly shared a pro view on the proposed sales tax increase for the light rail. I want to offer a different perspective on this proposal. As someone who has witnessed the continued growth of my town, I am completely in favor of properly planned, budgeted and implemented infrastructure improvements. This includes the light rail.

Motorcyclist Killed in Lincoln County After Running Off Road, Troopers Say

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — Troopers are investigating a fatal collision in Lincoln County after a motorcyclist ran off the road Saturday morning and died. Troopers say the driver of a 2006 Harley-Davidson Street Glide, 36-year-old Zachary Pless of Iron Station, was traveling east on Bethel Church Road, when he ran off the road to the left in a curve, and hit a wooden fence.

Motorcyclist dies after wreck in Lincoln Co.

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (WBTV) - A motorcyclist died early overnight after an accident in Lincoln County. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the accident at 6:30 a.m. on Bethel Church Road. Crews determined Zachary Scott Pless, of Iron Station, ran off the road to the left in a curve and hit a wooden fence.

Cherry Wins Second-Straight Bassmaster Classic at Ray Roberts

Hank Cherry now occupies some rare air in the sport of professional bass fishing, and he has the bank statements to prove it. The Lincolnton, N.C., pro, caught five bass Sunday that weighed 13 pounds, 1 ounce and won the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk with a three-day total of 50 pounds, 15 ounces.
Indian Trail,

Proposed preschool gets passing mark from Indian Trail Town Council

INDIAN TRAIL – Liane Watson convinced the Indian Trail Town Council to rezone a half acre at 112 Woodland Road so she can convert a former daycare into a preschool. Her proposal for Hope Montessori School overcame concerns about traffic and the potential of cars spilling out into the residential street during morning drop-off and afternoon pickup.