Waxhaw, NC


Take a trip to Waxhaw

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — If you are looking for a new city in North Carolina to explore, head out to Waxhaw! Mayor Ron Pappas showed our host Mia Atkins around town to see all it has to offer. There’s so much to see! Including the Duncan McDonald House right next door to the water tank in Waxhaw. It was built in 1888, and you may even catch the mayor there as he works out of there sometimes!
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Daughters of the American Revolution observe Constitution Week

MATTHEWS – The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress in 1955 to set aside Sept. 17 to 23 annually in observance of Constitution Week, which President Eisenhower signed into law a year later. As one of the ways to celebrate and help raise awareness...

Monitoring the storm in Lancaster County

Ian leaving a trail of damage as it moves across the Carolinas. As of Friday evening, Ian has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone. Video shows flooding at Atlantic Beach in North Carolina. Updated: 6 hours ago. Video from our Gray reporter at WITN shows the impact of Hurricane Ian.

Pineville man strikes it rich on Mega Millions ticket

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — A Pineville man tried his luck at the end of July, and he's now about $1 million richer after playing a $2 ticket. The NC Lottery said Carl Izzard bought a Mega Millions ticket at Adam's Mart on Elm Lane in Charlotte on July 29 and matched all five of the white ball numbers. The odds of that happening are 1 in 1.26 million, and it meant a $1 million prize for him.

NC man wins $1 million after buying $2 ticket

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WGHP) — Carl Izzard, of Pineville, bought a ticket in the July 29 Mega Millions drawing and won a $1 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release. Izzard bought his winning $2 Mega Millions ticket from Adam’s Mart on Elm Lane in Charlotte. He matched all five white balls to […]

Fort Mill Woman & Son are Found Dead from Apparent Gunshots

A Fort Mill mother and her adult son were found dead in their home Tuesday night from apparent gunshot wounds, authorities said. A suspect has not been announced, but sheriff’s spokesman Trent Faris said investigators don’t believe this was a random act of violence. He said commenting on a possible suspect would jeopardize the investigation.

Waxhaw Fire Department testing new, safer firefighting foam

WAXHAW, N.C. — The Waxhaw Fire Department is using a new, safer, and greener product to fight fires. "We were sort of a guinea pig. And they won't sure if it was gonna work," fire chief Gregory Sharpe said. The product is a wetting agent manufactured by Greenfire, a...

Mother & Son Identified in Double Homicide in York County

YORK COUNTY, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – The York County Coroner has identified two people in a double homicide investigation. According to the coroner, Sabrina Gast her office responded to a home on Saddle Ridge Road in Fort Mill. They’ve identified 71 year old Betty Reynolds and 40 year old...

Copperheads get best of Fort Mill golfers

The Catawba Ridge girls’ golf team beat Fort Mill in a dual match at Fort Mill Golf Club Wednesday. Catawba Ridge shot a 160 to Fort Mill’s 183 to beat the Jackets by 23 strokes. The Copperheads were led by a 38 from Katherine Mann and Eileen Zeoli, who shot a 39. Kate Gilmer finished with a 41 for Catawba Ridge and Reagan Lynch rounded out the scoring with a 42 for the Copperheads as well.

UCPS names 2022-23 Principal of the Year finalists

MONROE – Union County Public Schools Superintendent Andrew Houlihan and other district leaders surprised 10 Principal of the Year finalists Sept. 29 at their schools. Catching finalists by surprise, the group popped into cafeterias, hallways and classrooms to congratulate the principals. Each year, UCPS recognizes outstanding leaders who go...

Black marijuana users arrested more than white marijuana users, Rock Hill Police Department statistics show

The 2020 Census shows that Black people make up 39% of Rock Hill’s population compared to 54% for white people, and yet, the Rock Hill Police Department’s 2020 Police Report shows that “A total of 1,413 black non-Hispanic males (44%) were arrested in 2020, compared to 1,356 (38%)in 2019 for a 4.2% increase,” as opposed to “A total of 831 white non-Hispanic males (26%) were arrested in 2020, compared to 1013 (28%) in 2019 for an 18% decrease.”