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Panthers to attack with McCaffrey, not worry about injuries

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers aren’t planning to change their approach with Christian McCaffrey, even though the star running back has missed 23 of the last 33 regular-season games due to injuries. It’s full speed ahead when it comes to McCaffrey this season. “I’m not spending my time worrying about, ‘hey, will Christian get hurt?’” Panthers coach Matt Rhule said. “We are thinking about Christian in one way only — and that’s attack.” Rhule called McCaffrey a “dominant, dominant, dominant football player,” but he’s also realistic, knowing that running backs are prone to injuries.

Charlotte woman accused of mailing drugs to inmates, deputies say

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — A Charlotte woman was arrested and charged after deputies said she conspired to deliver drugs to inmates at an Alexander County jail, according to authorities. The Alexander County Sheriff’s Office said it was contacted by the Alexander Correctional Institution in April 2022 about a conspiracy to deliver controlled substances […]

Four Holy Grail Barn Find Mustangs Uncovered

It’s a sheer joy to watch someone who’s skilled at hunting down barn find cars, like Dennis Collins. The man has uncovered some amazing treasure troves of automotive history, however his latest score is something to truly behold. As Dennis says, the group of Mustangs he was able to locate in Mooresville, North Carolina is amazing, considering they’re sitting in the racing capital of the United States.

NFL World Reacts To Christian McCaffrey Practice Highlight

Few NFL players are more fun to watch than a healthy Christian McCaffrey. It's just a matter of him staying on the field. The Carolina Panthers running back is preparing for a bounce-back campaign after playing just 10 games over the last two seasons. Despite his struggles to stay on the field, fans haven't forgotten what he can accomplish on the gridiron.
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Panthers' Ben McAdoo makes odd comment when asked about QB competition between Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold

It was certainly weird, but Ben McAdoo's answer regarding the Carolina Panthers' quarterback competition makes sense. The Panthers offensive coordinator was asked to assess the Panthers' position battle between quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Baker Mayfield. Matt Corral, the fourth quarterback selected in this past year's NFL Draft, is not in the running to be the Panthers' starting quarterback.

‘Impressive’ Baker Mayfield is changing Ben McAdoo’s mind with Panthers

Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo is reversing course on his initial harsh assessment of quarterback Baker Mayfield.  McAdoo infamously criticized Mayfield’s play and measurements when the Oklahoma-product was preparing to enter the 2018 NFL Draft. Now that he’s been given a closer look at the signal-caller, however, it appears as though his opinions have changed. “Baker since he’s been here in the last two weeks, it’s been pretty impressive,” McAdoo said in his first comments since the Panthers had acquired the signal caller from the Cleveland Browns last month. Though McAdoo wasn’t willing to label Mayfield as the winner of Carolina’s starting...

Confirmed: Rumor Mill Market is reopening

Aug. 10. By TL Bernthal. The Rumor Mill Market at 217 Depot St. in Davidson will reopen this month after a two-year hiatus. When the owners — Janie and Scot Slusarick of Cornelius — closed the Rumor Mill Market on Aug. 28, 2020, they never imagined it would be almost two years to the day to re-open the furniture and home goods store.

Look: NFL World Not Happy With The Matt Rhule News

NFL fans don't like what Matt Rhule said about his team's celebration antics. The Carolina Panthers head coach reportedly made his team run after a player celebrated in the end zone. "I’m sorry but this guy STINKS," Warren Sharp wrote, tweeting out a part of a recent story. NFL...

More charges announced for Statesville teacher charged with statutory rape

STATESVILLE, N.C. (WBTV) - Following previous charges for sex crimes against a student, a Statesville teacher was served two additional arrest warrants by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Monday. Elizabeth Suzanne Bailey was charged with felony statutory sex offense with a child under 15 and misdemeanor contributing to the...

Bird Pizzeria Makes The Forbes List of Best New Restaurants in Charlotte

One of Charlotte's newest spots is already known as the "best pizza in town". But how did it all begin? We'll tell you about the story behind the "now" famous pizza place. Kerrel and Nkem Thompson opened up Bird Pizzeria in Charlotte in Dec 2021. At the beginning of the pandemic, the couple thought about what they could do while everyone else stayed inside. After brainstorming, they realized there was a lot of leftover dough at home and decided to use it to bake homemade pizza.