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Sea turtles released at Pine Knoll Shores beach - WNCT

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:15

Sea turtles released at Pine Knoll Shores beach
WNCT
(Press Release) The North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores released three young green sea turtles into the surf Tuesday, June 25, as a cheering crowd gave them celebrity treatment and a rousing send-off. It was a happy ending for the turtles ...

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Senior project - Sampson Independent

Monroe News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:08

Senior project
Sampson Independent
Pictuerd, from left, are: Delores Goodman, Alice Monroe, Annie Williamson and Earlene Holding. (Courtesy photo). slideshow. Courtesy photo. Seniors at Butler Court show off some of the centerpieces they made recently as a spur-of-the-moment project.

Darion Clark transfers to USC - ESPN

Charlotte News - Thu, 06/27/2013 - 00:18

Darion Clark transfers to USC
ESPN
The 6-foot-6, 235-pound Clark played one season at Charlotte, starting 18 games and averaging 6.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 17.6 minutes per game. He made 54.2 percent of his field goal attempts. "Darion fits our style of play. We are excited to have ...
USC basketball signs UNC Charlotte transfer Darion ClarkLos Angeles Times

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Unusual journey brings rare falcon to nest in Charlotte - News & Observer

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:42

Unusual journey brings rare falcon to nest in Charlotte
News & Observer
A rare peregrine falcon is raising her family atop a Charlotte skyscraper, surprising researchers with her unconventional life. This is the first time in North Carolina that a peregrine falcon nest was found outside the mountains, said Don Seriff ...

Charlotte smoke shop owners charged with drug conspiracy - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 23:27

Charlotte smoke shop owners charged with drug conspiracy
Charlotte Observer
Yaseen is from Mooresville; the others live in Charlotte. Federal prosecutors said the five sold the synthetic drugs under brand names like Red Dragon, Zombie Matter and Demon Free Ritual Sachet. At least two of the owners also owned Dark Matter Inc., ...

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Feds raid Charlotte smoke shop for synthetic drugs; owners charged - WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:32

Feds raid Charlotte smoke shop for synthetic drugs; owners charged
WSOC Charlotte
Officials charged Sonia Sudhir Thaker, 35, of Charlotte; Imran Yaseen, 45, of Mooresville, N.C.; Gautam Savla, 33, of Charlotte; Jeffrey B. Davies, II, 34, of Charlotte and Poojan Patel, 28, of Charlotte. The U.S. Attorney's Officer said it was part of ...

Belk Announces Partnership with Lifetime's Emmy®-Nominated Project Runway ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Monroe News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 21:36

Belk Announces Partnership with Lifetime's Emmy®-Nominated Project Runway ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. (www.belk.com) is the nation's largest family owned and operated department store company with 301 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states. Founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., the company is in the ...

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Want to bag a billfish? Head for Hatteras Village - Charlotte Observer

Monroe News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:51

Want to bag a billfish? Head for Hatteras Village
Charlotte Observer
Bream and catfish at the other lakes – Lee, Monroe and Twitty. Scattered largemouth at Monroe. RANKIN LAKE: Very good for bream and catfish on traditional baits in the Gaston County impoundment. YADKIN/PEE DEE RIVER LAKES: Good for bream all along the ...

College football countdown | No. 72: Wake Forest - USA TODAY

Monroe News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:42

College football countdown | No. 72: Wake Forest
USA TODAY
How did this team come this close to a bowl game? By beating four bad teams and shocking a North Carolina team only two games into the Larry Fedora era. ... Tidbit: Wake ended 2012 with losses to N.C. State (37-6), Notre Dame (38-0) and Vanderbilt (55 ...

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Authorities euthanize flock of geese at NC park - News & Observer

Gastonia News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:40

Authorities euthanize flock of geese at NC park
News & Observer
GASTONIA, N.C. — At least 140 Canada geese have been euthanized after being deemed a nuisance at a Gaston County park. Officials say the flock had become such a nuisance at the park in Dallas that they were left with no choice but to remove them.

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Authorities euthanize flock of geese at NC park - WRAL.com

Gastonia News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:26

Authorities euthanize flock of geese at NC park
WRAL.com
GASTONIA, N.C. — At least 140 Canada geese have been euthanized after being deemed a nuisance at a Gaston County park. Officials say the flock had become such a nuisance at the park in Dallas that they were left with no choice but to remove them.

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NBA player gives back to his home town - WBTV

Concord - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:04

NBA player gives back to his home town
WBTV
Concord, NC (WBTV) – Milwaukee Bucks' Ishmael (Ish) Smith is home this week and giving back to kids who look up to him. The former Central Cabarrus basketball star put together a basketball camp for kids ages 8 to 13. Smith said, "It's surreal having ...

Missing NC woman found lying in ravine near home - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Concord - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:33

Missing NC woman found lying in ravine near home
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
CONCORD, N.C. — Authorities say a missing Cabarrus County woman has been found alive lying in the water of a ravine near her home. The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office says 68-year-old Dorothy Schnabel left her home Tuesday to walk her dog.

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Missing NC woman found lying in ravine near home - News & Observer

Concord - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:32

Missing NC woman found lying in ravine near home
News & Observer
CONCORD, N.C. — Authorities say a missing Cabarrus County woman has been found alive lying in the water of a ravine near her home. The Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office says 68-year-old Dorothy Schnabel left her home Tuesday to walk her dog.
Missing Concord woman may need medical attentionWCNC

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Charlotte leaders on Houston trip seeking tips on growing energy industry - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:08

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte leaders on Houston trip seeking tips on growing energy industry
Charlotte Observer
But it has enough good things going to draw about 130 business, civic and political leaders from Charlotte. Convened by the Charlotte Chamber for its latest fact-finding trip to U.S. cities, they arrived here Wednesday seeking ideas on everything from ...

Short film shooting at Lil' Robert's Place in Concord - HispanicBusiness.com

Concord - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 18:53

Short film shooting at Lil' Robert's Place in Concord
HispanicBusiness.com
June 25--CONCORD, N.C. -- Kevin Girard describes his new short film, "Bad Dreams and Bar Tabs," as a "whimsical look at dementia." Set at Lil' Robert's Place in Concord, the short film focuses on two guys talking about life and their fears. Girard didn ...

Fire displaces occupants of Charlotte home - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:16

Charlotte Observer

Fire displaces occupants of Charlotte home
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Fire Fighters on scene of a house fire that broke out shortly after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in a home at 4707 Wildleaf Court, off Sharon Amity Road. No one was injured, but the occupants have been displaced, Charlotte fire Capt.

Steve Phillips wins bass tournament on Lake Wateree - WFN: World Fishing Network

Monroe News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 15:10

Steve Phillips wins bass tournament on Lake Wateree
WFN: World Fishing Network
In the Co-Angler Division, Alex Hester of Monroe, N.C., won with three bass going 8.66 pounds. For the victory, he pocketed a check for $828. “We fished near the marina,” Hester said. “First thing in the morning, I caught one on a deep-diving crankbait.

Cho: Charlotte isn't shopping Kidd-Gilchrist - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte News - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 14:55

FanSided

Cho: Charlotte isn't shopping Kidd-Gilchrist
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Bobcats (14) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist fights his way to the basket as Miami Heat defender (1) Chris Bosh applies defensive pressure during first half action on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC. Jeff Siner ...
Charlotte Bobcats Say Rumors That Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Is Being Traded Are ...FanSided
NBA Draft 2013: Charlotte Bobcats seek star player on shallow rosterSB Nation
Bobcats interested in moving out of No. 4 slotMyrtleBeachOnline.com
Fresno Bee -CBS Local
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Funeral arrangements announced for Mooresville teen - WCNC

Mooresville news - Wed, 06/26/2013 - 13:36

WCNC

Funeral arrangements announced for Mooresville teen
WCNC
MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Funeral plans were annoucned Wednesday for a Mooresville teen that was found dead on a trail Saturday. Aaron Willis will be laid to rest at Glenwood Memorial Park on Thursday after a service at Faith Baptist Church. Willis was ...

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