Stanfield, NC

Voyager Dolphin Tour: North Myrtle Beach

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This is Shalita & Sidney Gooch with The Gooch Life. We share travel and experiences in the Charlotte NC area and surrounding places. The dolphin cruise is a family friendly activity that we wanted to share because we had such a amazing time. We share some tips we learned to make your experience a little smoother if you want to try a tour like this one in the further.

Breastfeeding Moms - Know Your Rights

Are you allowed to breastfeed in public?photo by Bethany Beck. Recently, a friend in Charlotte, North Carolina, told me the driver of a city bus objected to her breastfeeding her eleven-month old baby, advising her, "You need to do that later."

Man finds body while searching for brother’s dog after crash, deputies say

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — Alexander County deputies said a man found a body while searching for his brother’s dog after a crash. According to investigators, a man was hospitalized after a crash Tuesday morning along County Home Road near Taylorsville. Deputies said the man’s dog, which was with him at the time of the crash, ran away from the accident scene, so the victim’s brother went back to the scene to find the dog.

Sold-out Dead & Company show cancelled

September 28, 2021 - The sold-out Oct. 7 concert by Dead & Company, with John Mayer and surviving members of the Grateful Dead, has been cancelled. The Mid-Florida Credit Union performance, as well as the Oct. 6 show in West Palm Beach, were scrubbed due to "routing issues." The tour continues with an Oct. 11 concert in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Neutrik USA Expands its Horizons and Becomes Neutrik Americas

Charlotte, NC – September 2021… Neutrik USA is pleased to announce a dramatic expansion in its operations, and with that expansion comes a new name—Neutrik Americas. Neutrik Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Neutrik AG and a member of the Neutrik Group, will now service all the Americas from its Charlotte, NC facility. The goal of this organizational shift is to provide centralized operation for the Americas, with the benefit of consolidated sales and support for the entire region.

Car crash results in body being found in Alexander County woods, sheriff says

ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — The Alexander County Sheriff's Office said a crash scene took a grim turn Tuesday morning after a body was found in a wooded area near the scene. Sheriff Chris Bowman confirmed to WCNC Charlotte a car had crashed into a tree around 7:30 a.m., and the driver was taken to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries. Bowman said the driver's brother was called to the scene to stay with the wrecked car and find the driver's dog, which had run away.

Surgeon used wife’s NC truffle business to hide income from the IRS, jury finds

A decade-long scheme to defraud the Internal Revenue Service has resulted in a guilty verdict against an orthopedic surgeon and his truffle farming wife in North Carolina. James and Susan Rice were found guilty on all counts following 40 minutes of deliberation and a four-day trial in the Middle District of North Carolina, according to federal court filings. The pair is accused of skirting employment and income taxes from 2007 to 2016 and using the money to pay for personal expenses — including a “luxury” dog kennel, trips to Aruba and visits with a spiritual adviser.

Novant: Nationwide nursing shortage hitting home right here in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Novant Health leaders have been responding to questions about A staffing shortage on top of other pandemic-related setbacks. As industries face shortages, the nursing profession in North Carolina is hiring 15,000 workers. Recent vaccine mandates are questionable to some, including one nurse who remains...
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PEEKING INTO THE PAST: First Baptist Church of Locust

According to the Stanly Baptist Association, after a time of meeting each week under a brush arbor, the Baptists of Locust Level moved their meetings to the new public school in 1883. The following year the church was formally organized as First Baptist Church of Locust Level. Rev. W.G. Morton became the first pastor.