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I was born in Cleveland, Ohio. I moved to North Carolina with my family in 2001 and attended Weddington High School before studying journalism at Appalachian State University. More>>

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  • Bionic birds calling Indian Trail home

    Bionic birds calling Indian Trail home

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:37:50 GMT
    Jaime Sommers was The Bionic Woman. Bo-Bo is The Bionic Bird.Bo-Bo lives at Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail. A damaged beak once interfered with his eating and cleaning ability -- risking his life -- until a prosthetic beak was put in place.Carolina Waterfowl is home to thousands of birds. They're all rescued, and some of the extreme cases, like Bo-Bo's, are met with science."The procedures are done by a vet," Carolina Waterfowl's Angela Santaniello said."They put them under anesthe...
    Jaime Sommers was The Bionic Woman. Bo-Bo is The Bionic Bird.Bo-Bo lives at Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Indian Trail. A damaged beak once interfered with his eating and cleaning ability -- risking his life -- until a prosthetic beak was put in place.Carolina Waterfowl is home to thousands of birds. They're all rescued, and some of the extreme cases, like Bo-Bo's, are met with science."The procedures are done by a vet," Carolina Waterfowl's Angela Santaniello said."They put them under anesthe...
  • Union County Commissioners race heats up

    Union County Commissioners race heats up

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 9:21 PM EDT2014-04-23 01:21:59 GMT
    Election season for the Union County Commissioners race is just around the corner.Early voting begins this Thursday, April 24for primary elections in North Carolina -- with the primary election being held on Tuesday, May 6.For those running in the Union County commissioner race, the primary is everything, because out of the eight running -- all are Republican."The county has changed in the last 20-something years," former commissioner and DemocratRuth Helms said. "I was a commissioner in the ...
    Election season for the Union County Commissioners race is just around the corner.Early voting begins this Thursday, April 24for primary elections in North Carolina -- with the primary election being held on Tuesday, May 6.For those running in the Union County commissioner race, the primary is everything, because out of the eight running -- all are Republican."The county has changed in the last 20-something years," former commissioner and DemocratRuth Helms said. "I was a commissioner in the ...
  • Nearly 50 Arrested In Chesterfield Cockfighting Sting

    Nearly 50 Arrested In Chesterfield Cockfighting Sting

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:42:49 GMT
    Officers swarmed in on cockfighting ring following a tip.
    Officers swarmed in on cockfighting ring following a tip.
  • Waxhaw phone outages at Police Department

    Waxhaw phone outages at Police Department

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:36:15 GMT
    The Waxhaw Police Department will be experiencing phone outages from Wed. April 16 to Mon. April 21. The outages will occur due to the transition from the old police station to the new location off Providence
    The Waxhaw Police Department will be experiencing phone outages from Wed. April 16 to Mon. April 21. The outages will occur due to the transition from the old police station to the new location off Providence
  • Indian Trail flooding draws outrage

    Indian Trail flooding draws outrage

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:22:37 GMT
    First Avenue in Indian Trail is home to more than 50 home lots. It's one street that is part of the Green Meadow neighborhood that was built in the 1960's.Today, the biggest problem those living on First Avenue face -- is flooding."My house gets flooded," Liliana Scarda said. "The front yard and the back yard. The water comes through my garage under the door and it reaches almost the level of my entrance door. And the back yard gets flooded. It takes a couple hours after the rain is finished ...
    First Avenue in Indian Trail is home to more than 50 home lots. It's one street that is part of the Green Meadow neighborhood that was built in the 1960's.Today, the biggest problem those living on First Avenue face -- is flooding."My house gets flooded," Liliana Scarda said. "The front yard and the back yard. The water comes through my garage under the door and it reaches almost the level of my entrance door. And the back yard gets flooded. It takes a couple hours after the rain is finished ...
  • Charlotte Observer cartoonist wins Pulitzer

    Charlotte Observer cartoonist wins Pulitzer

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:55:54 GMT
    Kevin Siers drew cartoons before he even knew how to write. Now, he's a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist.
    Kevin Siers drew cartoons before he even knew how to write. Now, he's a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist.
  • Local Women Bring Home Jiu-Jitsu Medals

    Local Women Bring Home Jiu-Jitsu Medals

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:15:30 GMT
    Two Union County athletes made their presence felt at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Championships last weekend.
    Two Union County athletes made their presence felt at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation Championships last weekend.
  • Monroe bridge delays rack up $12,000 in fines

    Monroe bridge delays rack up $12,000 in fines

    Friday, April 11 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 21:33:23 GMT
    Bridge construction on Corinth Church Road in Monroe is planned to wrap on April 15, according to the Department of Transportation.It's a project that was started last summer and was supposed to be finished around Thanksgiving.
    Bridge construction on Corinth Church Road in Monroe is planned to wrap on April 15, according to the Department of Transportation.It's a project that was started last summer and was supposed to be finished around Thanksgiving.
  • Weddington water tower goes to mediation

    Weddington water tower goes to mediation

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:18:51 GMT
    The debate over a water tower potentially placed in Weddington went to mediation this afternoon.A group of plaintiffs are suing Union County over the tower being placed in their residential area and the county is counter-suing. Today, both sides spent over seven hours in mediation at the Union County Government Center.We're told that the county plans on moving forward with placing the water tower on the piece of land they purchased behind the Providence Volunteer Fire Departmentnear the inter...
    The debate over a water tower potentially placed in Weddington went to mediation this afternoon.A group of plaintiffs are suing Union County over the tower being placed in their residential area and the county is counter-suing. Today, both sides spent over seven hours in mediation at the Union County Government Center.We're told that the county plans on moving forward with placing the water tower on the piece of land they purchased behind the Providence Volunteer Fire Departmentnear the inter...
  • Teen Takes Jiu-Jitsu to the Highest Level

    Teen Takes Jiu-Jitsu to the Highest Level

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:30:59 GMT
    19 year old Brittany Presson went from being an unathletic self-proclaimed girly-girl, to one of the best jiu-jitsu champions around. Now she's preparing for one of her biggest challenges yet.
    19 year old Brittany Presson went from being an unathletic self-proclaimed girly-girl, to one of the best jiu-jitsu champions around. Now she's preparing for one of her biggest challenges yet.
  • Indian Trail residents voice frustrations

    Indian Trail residents voice frustrations

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:22:07 GMT
    Indian Trail politics have been like a soap opera, as of late. Tonight, residents will be speaking out at the town council meeting at 6:30.What's on their mind? Everything from council members bickering with other council members, skipped meetings to prevent voting, money, some say, unethically received by council members from developers trying to bring business to Indian Trail.
    Indian Trail politics have been like a soap opera, as of late. Tonight, residents will be speaking out at the town council meeting at 6:30.What's on their mind? Everything from council members bickering with other council members, skipped meetings to prevent voting, money, some say, unethically received by council members from developers trying to bring business to Indian Trail.
  • Women in Wingate fighting addiction, vices, working at second chance

    Women in Wingate fighting addiction, vices, working at second chance

    Monday, April 7 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-04-08 01:42:25 GMT
    All across the world, there are plenty of options for those seeking treatment for addictions, vices, etc.Just outside of downtown Wingate, House of Pearls offers women the chance to seek treatment for any issue they have -- follow-up from incarceration, drug dependency -- you name it.
    All across the world, there are plenty of options for those seeking treatment for addictions, vices, etc.Just outside of downtown Wingate, House of Pearls offers women the chance to seek treatment for any issue they have -- follow-up from incarceration, drug dependency -- you name it.
  • Weddington High presents The Sound of Music

    Weddington High presents The Sound of Music

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:32:15 GMT
    It's arguably the all-time most popular musical -- The Sound of Music.This weekend, students at Weddington High are putting on their own production of it.
    It's arguably the all-time most popular musical -- The Sound of Music.This weekend, students at Weddington High are putting on their own production of it.
  • Indian Trail fills vacant council seat, Waddell speaks out

    Indian Trail fills vacant council seat, Waddell speaks out

    Friday, April 4 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-04-04 13:28:04 GMT
    Indian Trail Town Council appointed David Dreh's as the fifth member to it's council on Thursday evening.The seat was vacated by David Waddell, who resigned in a letter to the council on Dec. 31, 2013 -- a letter that was typed in Klingon -- a made-up language from the Star Trek television series.
    Indian Trail Town Council appointed David Dreh's as the fifth member to it's council on Thursday evening.The seat was vacated by David Waddell, who resigned in a letter to the council on Dec. 31, 2013 -- a letter that was typed in Klingon -- a made-up language from the Star Trek television series.
  • Health inspectors, senator tour Sun Valley for mold

    Health inspectors, senator tour Sun Valley for mold

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-04-03 00:45:49 GMT
    Senator Tommy Tucker represent Union County. He says he's received over 100 letters asking him to investigate schools like Sun Valley High for water damage -- possibly leading to mold.Today, Tucker toured Sun Valley with members of Union County Public Schools and health inspectors from both the local and state level."I've received numerous letter from constituents with concerns about that," Tucker said. "Some of it are from the parents who are upset about redistricting and also fromparents wh...
    Senator Tommy Tucker represent Union County. He says he's received over 100 letters asking him to investigate schools like Sun Valley High for water damage -- possibly leading to mold.Today, Tucker toured Sun Valley with members of Union County Public Schools and health inspectors from both the local and state level."I've received numerous letter from constituents with concerns about that," Tucker said. "Some of it are from the parents who are upset about redistricting and also fromparents wh...
  • Grandfathered students in Union County make statement

    Grandfathered students in Union County make statement

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-04-02 01:24:48 GMT
    When the Union County Public Schools --Board of Education passed a redistricting plan that would shift thousands of students in an effort to ease overcrowding last month, they added a provision where all-current high schoolers and rising fifth and eighth graders could choose to be grandfathered in, but there is a stipulation.
    When the Union County Public Schools --Board of Education passed a redistricting plan that would shift thousands of students in an effort to ease overcrowding last month, they added a provision where all-current high schoolers and rising fifth and eighth graders could choose to be grandfathered in, but there is a stipulation.
  • Indian Trail political drama could resolve Thursday

    Indian Trail political drama could resolve Thursday

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:26:57 GMT
    Indian Trail has seen more than it's fair-share of drama this year -- and it may be, for the most part, resolving on Thursday.My Fox Carolinas has learned that to be the day David Drehs will most likely be sworn in as the fifth member of Indian Trail's town council -- replacing David Waddell, who famously or infamously (however you look at it) stepped down from his seat on Dec. 31, 2013 -- in a letter typed in Klingon.Klingon is a made-up language from the Star Trek television series.
    Indian Trail has seen more than it's fair-share of drama this year -- and it may be, for the most part, resolving on Thursday.My Fox Carolinas has learned that to be the day David Drehs will most likely be sworn in as the fifth member of Indian Trail's town council -- replacing David Waddell, who famously or infamously (however you look at it) stepped down from his seat on Dec. 31, 2013 -- in a letter typed in Klingon.Klingon is a made-up language from the Star Trek television series.
  • Divided politics in Indian Trail

    Divided politics in Indian Trail

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:11:29 GMT
    Indian Trail government is certainly divided.Today, council members and the mayor are backing up their words and standing their ground.On Tuesday, two council members missed a special-called meeting and a standard meeting. There have been accusations, theories and heated words thrown out -- but it all comes down to filling the fifth, open seat on town council.On Jan. 14, the council was split on a decision on how to replace the fifth council seat once held by David Waddell, who stepped down. ...
    Indian Trail government is certainly divided.Today, council members and the mayor are backing up their words and standing their ground.On Tuesday, two council members missed a special-called meeting and a standard meeting. There have been accusations, theories and heated words thrown out -- but it all comes down to filling the fifth, open seat on town council.On Jan. 14, the council was split on a decision on how to replace the fifth council seat once held by David Waddell, who stepped down. ...
  • Hearing against Union County Public Schools, BOE canceled

    Hearing against Union County Public Schools, BOE canceled

    Friday, March 28 2014 11:25 AM EDT2014-03-28 15:25:39 GMT
    A hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. this morning between Union County Public Schools/the Board of Education and a group of 15 plaintiffs filing against the redistricting process has been canceled.The hearing was for expedited discovery -- but the two sides have agreed to terms outside of court.
    A hearing scheduled for 10 a.m. this morning between Union County Public Schools/the Board of Education and a group of 15 plaintiffs filing against the redistricting process has been canceled.The hearing was for expedited discovery -- but the two sides have agreed to terms outside of court.
  • STEM week to begin after Cannon's declaration

    STEM week to begin after Cannon's declaration

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:24:35 GMT
    Science, technology, engineering and math are at the forefront of one of the newest plays dropping in Charlotte.
    Science, technology, engineering and math are at the forefront of one of the newest plays dropping in Charlotte.
  • Union County Commissioners meet with Board of Education

    Union County Commissioners meet with Board of Education

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-03-27 02:58:27 GMT
    Union County Commissioners andUCPS' Board of Education will be meeting tonight for the first time since last April.There will be a closed meeting a 5 p.m. and an open meeting at 6 p.m. The purpose of the specially-called joint meeting is regarding the process for budget development.County Chairman Frank Aikmus told My Fox Carolinas he added on tonight's agenda a discussion for the county to take over the Facilities Committee from the Board of Education.Last year, a jury verdict awarded $91 mi...
    Union County Commissioners andUCPS' Board of Education will be meeting tonight for the first time since last April.There will be a closed meeting a 5 p.m. and an open meeting at 6 p.m. The purpose of the specially-called joint meeting is regarding the process for budget development.County Chairman Frank Aikmus told My Fox Carolinas he added on tonight's agenda a discussion for the county to take over the Facilities Committee from the Board of Education.Last year, a jury verdict awarded $91 mi...
  • Indian Trail council members skip vote

    Indian Trail council members skip vote

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:59:00 GMT
    Indian Trail Town Council was scheduled to vote during a special meeting tonight on a 378-unit apartment complex on Plyler Road. That vote did not happen – because two council members decided not to show up. “It’s time for them to put their big-boy pants on and come do the job,” said Mayor Michael Alvarez. Alvarez said the two council members that did not’t show up, Gary Savoie and Go...
    Indian Trail Town Council was scheduled to vote during a special meeting tonight on a 378-unit apartment complex on Plyler Road. That vote did not happen – because two council members decided not to show up. “It’s time for them to put their big-boy pants on and come do the job,” said Mayor Michael Alvarez. Alvarez said the two council members that did not’t show up, Gary Savoie and Go...
  • Lawsuit heard against Union County Board of Education

    Lawsuit heard against Union County Board of Education

    Monday, March 24 2014 9:26 PM EDT2014-03-25 01:26:52 GMT
    Union County Judge Tonya Wallace will hear from a group of citizens filing a lawsuit against Union County Public Schools and the Board of Education, this afternoon. This is the first hearing of the lawsuit.
    Union County Judge Tonya Wallace will hear from a group of citizens filing a lawsuit against Union County Public Schools and the Board of Education, this afternoon. This is the first hearing of the lawsuit.
  • "A Place Within the Pines"

    "A Place Within the Pines"

    Sunday, March 23 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-03-23 23:17:18 GMT
    It's time for spring cleaning -- and that goes for indoors and outdoors.Many Carolinians look to pine needles to spruce up their yards or commercial property. With so many homes and businesses using pine needles, where does the supplycome from?One location is Pine Needles Express in McBee, South Carolina. They farm pine trees and collect the soon-to-be yard decorations."We're the biggest supplier in the Southeast," Pine Needles Express' Ricky Deese said.Pine needles are delivered in bales, a ...
    It's time for spring cleaning -- and that goes for indoors and outdoors.Many Carolinians look to pine needles to spruce up their yards or commercial property. With so many homes and businesses using pine needles, where does the supplycome from?One location is Pine Needles Express in McBee, South Carolina. They farm pine trees and collect the soon-to-be yard decorations."We're the biggest supplier in the Southeast," Pine Needles Express' Ricky Deese said.Pine needles are delivered in bales, a ...
  • Community School of the Arts, Power2Give helping students stay classical

    Community School of the Arts, Power2Give helping students stay classical

    Sunday, March 23 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-03-23 15:56:15 GMT
    Community School of the Arts is helping children reach their full, artistic potential.The School launched a Vibrant Violins program that is part of their Middle School Strings Outreach.Community School of the Arts goes to three different Title 1 Charlotte Mecklenburg elementary schools, two-times per week, to give lessons. The Vibrant Violins program allows students that have moved on the middle school to continue their lessons through an after-school program, each week. The children are over...
    Community School of the Arts is helping children reach their full, artistic potential.The School launched a Vibrant Violins program that is part of their Middle School Strings Outreach.Community School of the Arts goes to three different Title 1 Charlotte Mecklenburg elementary schools, two-times per week, to give lessons. The Vibrant Violins program allows students that have moved on the middle school to continue their lessons through an after-school program, each week. The children are over...
  • Marshville Chief of Police steps down

    Marshville Chief of Police steps down

    Saturday, March 22 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-03-22 06:30:17 GMT
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    Marshville Chief of Police Carl Webber will be retiring on April 30 after serving for 30 years.Currently, there has been no decision on his replacement. Current City Manager, Amanda Reid, is stepping down and will be replaced on April 1 by an interim manager.
    Marshville Chief of Police Carl Webber will be retiring on April 30 after serving for 30 years.Currently, there has been no decision on his replacement. Current City Manager, Amanda Reid, is stepping down and will be replaced on April 1 by an interim manager.
  • Union County roads present danger to parents

    Union County roads present danger to parents

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-03-19 16:27:14 GMT
    My Fox Carolinas' Digital Journalist Caroline Fountain spoke with a member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol on the dangers of secondary roads in Union County. "A lot of these back roads are just not built for that many people and there's no shoulders on a lot of the roads in Union County," trooper John Burgin said. Since that story, we have received dozens of emails from parents saying that these roads are one of the primary concerns during the debate school redistricting.
    My Fox Carolinas' Digital Journalist Caroline Fountain spoke with a member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol on the dangers of secondary roads in Union County. "A lot of these back roads are just not built for that many people and there's no shoulders on a lot of the roads in Union County," trooper John Burgin said. Since that story, we have received dozens of emails from parents saying that these roads are one of the primary concerns during the debate school redistricting.
  • Lawsuit filed against Union County Public Schools, Board of Education

    Lawsuit filed against Union County Public Schools, Board of Education

    Monday, March 17 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-03-18 03:17:22 GMT
    A lawsuit was filed today against Union County Public Schools and the Board of Education in an effort to stop a redistricting push that would shift thousands of students to different campuses.
    A lawsuit was filed today against Union County Public Schools and the Board of Education in an effort to stop a redistricting push that would shift thousands of students to different campuses.
  • Construction on Monroe bridge resumes this week

    Construction on Monroe bridge resumes this week

    Friday, March 14 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-03-14 23:16:14 GMT
    The Department of Transportationcovering Union County says the timetable to put in a typical, new bridge, is four to five months. This week, construction has resumed as we enter the ninth month of construction on a bridge in Monroe.It's located on Cornith Church Road by Fletcher Broom Road. The bridge was scheduled to be completed on Nov. 27, 2013, but the Department of Transportation says the contractor they hired to produce the bridge made an error by inverting measurements.The contracting ...
    The Department of Transportationcovering Union County says the timetable to put in a typical, new bridge, is four to five months. This week, construction has resumed as we enter the ninth month of construction on a bridge in Monroe.It's located on Cornith Church Road by Fletcher Broom Road. The bridge was scheduled to be completed on Nov. 27, 2013, but the Department of Transportation says the contractor they hired to produce the bridge made an error by inverting measurements.The contracting ...
  • Little Free Library springs up in Charlotte

    Little Free Library springs up in Charlotte

    Friday, March 14 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-03-14 20:41:33 GMT
    The first Little Free library opened on Thursday.
    The first Little Free library opened on Thursday.
  • Battle of the Bands hits Charlotte

    Battle of the Bands hits Charlotte

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-03-13 03:31:39 GMT
    CLT+ is hosting their Battle of the Bands with some of the region's freshest talent.Eight acts are competing at NoDa's Evening Muse -- prizes will be awarded and the winner will perfrom on My Fox Carolinas' morning show this spring.Wednesday night, was the first heat. Four bands competed. Fans vote for the winner, online. The next four compete April 23.Battle of the Bands competitions are the perfect opportunity for bands looking to gain exposure.''"It gives them an opportunity to get out in ...
    CLT+ is hosting their Battle of the Bands with some of the region's freshest talent.Eight acts are competing at NoDa's Evening Muse -- prizes will be awarded and the winner will perfrom on My Fox Carolinas' morning show this spring.Wednesday night, was the first heat. Four bands competed. Fans vote for the winner, online. The next four compete April 23.Battle of the Bands competitions are the perfect opportunity for bands looking to gain exposure.''"It gives them an opportunity to get out in ...
  • Snarky Puppy brings tour to Charlotte

    Snarky Puppy brings tour to Charlotte

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-03-12 17:20:23 GMT
    Snarky Puppy is a group that started off small. They took a grassroots approach. They hail from Texas and New York, but Charlotte music lovers have welcomed them as family -- as if they were born here.
    Snarky Puppy is a group that started off small. They took a grassroots approach. They hail from Texas and New York, but Charlotte music lovers have welcomed them as family -- as if they were born here.
  • UCPS board member John Crowder passes, remembered by redistricting opposition

    UCPS board member John Crowder passes, remembered by redistricting opposition

    Monday, March 10 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-03-11 03:45:56 GMT
    Long-serving Union County school board member dies days after motioning for vote on controversial redistricting measure.
    Long-serving Union County school board member dies days after motioning for vote on controversial redistricting measure.
  • Missionaries from Fort Mill rescue orphans from South Sudan

    Missionaries from Fort Mill rescue orphans from South Sudan

    Saturday, March 8 2014 10:46 PM EST2014-03-09 03:46:20 GMT
    Missionaries with ties to Fort Mill rescued nine orphans from war-torn South Sudan today.Brad and Kim Campbellwere running an orphanage in SouthSudan. They once lived in Fort Mill and are funded by the local organization Keeping Hope Alive.The orphanswalked for five-straight days to the Ethiopian border with little-to-no food.The fighting in Malakal, South Sudan started, literally, in their front yard, mid-December. On Christmas Day, they fled their home to a United Nations peacekeeping base ...
    Missionaries with ties to Fort Mill rescued nine orphans from war-torn South Sudan today.Brad and Kim Campbellwere running an orphanage in SouthSudan. They once lived in Fort Mill and are funded by the local organization Keeping Hope Alive.The orphanswalked for five-straight days to the Ethiopian border with little-to-no food.The fighting in Malakal, South Sudan started, literally, in their front yard, mid-December. On Christmas Day, they fled their home to a United Nations peacekeeping base ...
  • Southern Evangelical Seminary adopts robot

    Southern Evangelical Seminary adopts robot

    Friday, March 7 2014 9:01 PM EST2014-03-08 02:01:56 GMT
    A local church is researching the ethics of technology and it's relationship with humans.
    A local church is researching the ethics of technology and it's relationship with humans.
  • Union County group set to file lawsuit against B.O.E.

    Union County group set to file lawsuit against B.O.E.

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:30 PM EST2014-03-06 03:30:43 GMT
    Today, Union County community members, parents and students, already began to fight back.
    Today, Union County community members, parents and students, already began to fight back.
  • Union County Public Schools approve redistricting

    Union County Public Schools approve redistricting

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 11:03 PM EST2014-03-05 04:03:39 GMT
    The Union County Public Schools' Board of Education voted 7-2 in favor of a school redistricting plan tonight.
    The Union County Public Schools' Board of Education voted 7-2 in favor of a school redistricting plan tonight.
  • "Croal Dude Report" sheds data on UCPS

    "Croal Dude Report" sheds data on UCPS

    Monday, March 3 2014 10:48 PM EST2014-03-04 03:48:20 GMT
    Union County man put together a 100-plus page report, titled, "The Croal Dude Report," that has circulated throughout the inboxes of most Union County parents affected by the redistricting proposal.
    Union County man put together a 100-plus page report, titled, "The Croal Dude Report," that has circulated throughout the inboxes of most Union County parents affected by the redistricting proposal.
  • Wingate, local students pay homage to Shakespeare

    Wingate, local students pay homage to Shakespeare

    Saturday, March 1 2014 11:42 PM EST2014-03-02 04:42:00 GMT
    Middle and high schoolers from all over North Carolina gathered on Thursday to compete by reciting and acting out their favorite parts of Shakespeare's work.
    Middle and high schoolers from all over North Carolina gathered on Thursday to compete by reciting and acting out their favorite parts of Shakespeare's work.
  • Superhero library cards drop in Union County

    Superhero library cards drop in Union County

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:53 PM EST2014-03-01 03:53:11 GMT
    The Union County Public Library has taken a superhero-approach to encourage reading.
    The Union County Public Library has taken a superhero-approach to encourage reading.
  • Update on $3 million offered to Union County Public Schools

    Update on $3 million offered to Union County Public Schools

    Thursday, February 27 2014 5:57 PM EST2014-02-27 22:57:46 GMT
    Earlier this month, the Union County Board of Commissioners offered $3 million to the Board of Education of Union County Public Schools to purchase mobile classroom units – which would solve overcrowding issues and put a stop to redistricting talks.
    Earlier this month, the Union County Board of Commissioners offered $3 million to the Board of Education of Union County Public Schools to purchase mobile classroom units – which would solve overcrowding issues and put a stop to redistricting talks.
  • Redistricting Talks Continue In Union County

    Redistricting Talks Continue In Union County

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:37 PM EST2014-02-26 04:37:08 GMT
    The Union County Public Schools Board of Education held a work session this evening. They discussed options other than redistricting to ease overcrowding in the school system.
    The Union County Public Schools Board of Education held a work session this evening. They discussed options other than redistricting to ease overcrowding in the school system.
  • Union County Holding Overcrowding Hearings

    Union County Holding Overcrowding Hearings

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:49 PM EST2014-02-25 23:49:48 GMT
    The Union County Board of Education is holding two public hearings on the options to be considered to address overcrowding in schools.
    The Union County Board of Education is holding two public hearings on the options to be considered to address overcrowding in schools.
  • School Strongly Discourages Cyber Bullying

    School Strongly Discourages Cyber Bullying

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 3:52 AM EST2014-02-25 08:52:13 GMT
    The internet adds a new dimension to bullying.
    The internet adds a new dimension to bullying.
  • Wingate Women's Lacrosse Catching On

    Wingate Women's Lacrosse Catching On

    Monday, February 24 2014 10:36 PM EST2014-02-25 03:36:13 GMT
    Wingate's women's lacrosse team earning its stripes. 
    Wingate's women's lacrosse team earning its stripes. 
  • Panthers, Bank of America Stadium receives face-lift

    Panthers, Bank of America Stadium receives face-lift

    Monday, February 24 2014 11:42 AM EST2014-02-24 16:42:53 GMT
    The Carolina Panthers have launched a Fan Enhancement and Improvement Program at Bank of America Stadium. The project will bring four-new bays installed at the three entry gates with extra-wide escalators in each bay, new scoreboards, sound-system, illuminated glass doors on each entry gate, updated broadcast and programming areas and open-air canopies covering decks at the top of each escalator bay.
    The Carolina Panthers have launched a Fan Enhancement and Improvement Program at Bank of America Stadium. The project will bring four-new bays installed at the three entry gates with extra-wide escalators in each bay, new scoreboards, sound-system, illuminated glass doors on each entry gate, updated broadcast and programming areas and open-air canopies covering decks at the top of each escalator bay.
  • A 9-1-1 Of A Kind

    A 9-1-1 Of A Kind

    Thursday, February 20 2014 9:41 PM EST2014-02-21 02:41:42 GMT
    New 9-1-1 center combines old-fashioned hardwork with new technology.
    New 9-1-1 center combines old-fashioned hardwork with new technology.
  • UCPS Rejects $3 Million From County

    UCPS Rejects $3 Million From County

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 11:06 PM EST2014-02-19 04:06:47 GMT
    It was an offer, they could refuse -- and they did. The Union County Board of Education unanimously declined $3 million dollars from county commissioners Tuesday night.  
    It was an offer, they could refuse -- and they did. The Union County Board of Education unanimously declined $3 million dollars from county commissioners Tuesday night.  
  • Rich In The Things That Matter

    Rich In The Things That Matter

    Monday, February 17 2014 10:44 PM EST2014-02-18 03:44:30 GMT
    Anson County's small-town vibe has lots of fans.
    Anson County's small-town vibe has lots of fans.
  • Teledoctor: Mixing Healthcare, Education And Technology

    Teledoctor: Mixing Healthcare, Education And Technology

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:50 PM EST2014-02-17 03:50:52 GMT
    Chester is the guinea pig for a new way of treating sick students in South Carolina.
    Chester is the guinea pig for a new way of treating sick students in South Carolina.
  • The Show Must Go On

    The Show Must Go On

    Friday, February 14 2014 10:30 PM EST2014-02-15 03:30:05 GMT
    There’s a lot that goes into making a concert successful; everything from stage and lighting to the actual performance itself. When you throw in a winter storm like we’ve seen over the past few days, it doesn’t help the process.
    There’s a lot that goes into making a concert successful; everything from stage and lighting to the actual performance itself. When you throw in a winter storm like we’ve seen over the past few days, it doesn’t help the process.
  • Ball Over All

    Ball Over All

    Thursday, February 13 2014 11:17 PM EST2014-02-14 04:17:42 GMT
    Three of the state's best girls' basketball players didn't let snow stop them from playing.
    Three of the state's best girls' basketball players didn't let snow stop them from playing.
  • Union County Update

    Union County Update

    Thursday, February 13 2014 8:39 PM EST2014-02-14 01:39:14 GMT
    My Fox Carolinas digital journalist David Sentendrey has an update from Union County.
    My Fox Carolinas digital journalist David Sentendrey has an update from Union County.
  • Union County Snowed-In

    Union County Snowed-In

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 10:38 PM EST2014-02-13 03:38:53 GMT
    Roads and neighborhoods were hit hard with snow here in Union County today.
    Roads and neighborhoods were hit hard with snow here in Union County today.
  • Snow Accumulating In Union County

    Snow Accumulating In Union County

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 1:51 PM EST2014-02-12 18:51:18 GMT
    Snow started to fall fast here in Union County just after nine this morning. Within an hour, roads and lawns were covered.
    Snow started to fall fast here in Union County just after nine this morning. Within an hour, roads and lawns were covered.
  • Sledders Take To Waxhaw

    Sledders Take To Waxhaw

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-02-12 03:56:16 GMT
    With Union County Public Schools getting out early today for snowy weather, what were kids to do, here in Waxhaw? Homework? Chores?
    With Union County Public Schools getting out early today for snowy weather, what were kids to do, here in Waxhaw? Homework? Chores?
  • A Game Apart

    A Game Apart

    Friday, February 7 2014 11:10 PM EST2014-02-08 04:10:34 GMT
    Baseball is America’s favorite pastime. It’s where kids learn to be part of a team and where players have each other’s back. But it wasn’t always that way. Mike Wiley is the playwright and director of “Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart".
    Baseball is America’s favorite pastime. It’s where kids learn to be part of a team and where players have each other’s back. But it wasn’t always that way. Mike Wiley is the playwright and director of “Jackie Robinson: A Game Apart".
  • Man Accused Of Child Abuse With DSS Relation Has Day In Court

    Man Accused Of Child Abuse With DSS Relation Has Day In Court

    Monday, February 3 2014 9:12 PM EST2014-02-04 02:12:17 GMT
    North Carolina State Senator said boy and others in custody were treated as “farm slaves.”
    North Carolina State Senator said boy and others in custody were treated as “farm slaves.”
  • Longboarding Catching On In North Carolina

    Longboarding Catching On In North Carolina

    Sunday, February 2 2014 11:09 PM EST2014-02-03 04:09:56 GMT
    The International Distance Skateboarding Association hosts longboarding events throughout the United States.
    The International Distance Skateboarding Association hosts longboarding events throughout the United States.
  • Mooresville Man Receives Hefty Medical Bill After Snakebite

    Mooresville Man Receives Hefty Medical Bill After Snakebite

    Friday, January 31 2014 12:35 PM EST2014-01-31 17:35:35 GMT
    After being bitten by a snake, Mooresville's Eric Ferguson was hit with a big hospital bill.
    After being bitten by a snake, Mooresville's Eric Ferguson was hit with a big hospital bill.
  • Local LGBT Community Looks To Social Media To Keep Doors Open

    Local LGBT Community Looks To Social Media To Keep Doors Open

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 11:20 PM EST2014-01-30 04:20:12 GMT
    When Patrice decided to "come out" to her friends and family recently -- it shook their world. "I grew up Southern Baptist,” Patrice said.
    When Patrice decided to "come out" to her friends and family recently -- it shook their world. "I grew up Southern Baptist,” Patrice said.
  • Union County Rezoning Debate Makes It To Meeting

    Union County Rezoning Debate Makes It To Meeting

    Friday, January 24 2014 3:34 PM EST2014-01-24 20:34:21 GMT
    Monroe High School’s auditorium was filled to capacity – and there wasn’t even an opportunity for those attending to make their voices heard.That’s how important the issue of school redistricting is to those in Union County.
    Monroe High School’s auditorium was filled to capacity – and there wasn’t even an opportunity for those attending to make their voices heard. That’s how important the issue of school redistricting is to those in Union County.
  • City Council Approves Subsidized Units In Matthews

    City Council Approves Subsidized Units In Matthews

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 10:07 PM EST2014-01-23 03:07:11 GMT
    Charlotte City Council approved a petition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership that will grant an area of land off Weddington Rd. to be used for a subsidized apartment complex. Many of the residents, draped in red clothing, came to the council meeting tonight to show their stance on being against the petition.
    Charlotte City Council approved a petition from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership that will grant an area of land off Weddington Rd. to be used for a subsidized apartment complex. Many of the residents, draped in red clothing, came to the council meeting tonight to show their stance on being against the petition.
  • Union County Parents Up In Arms About School Re-Zoning

    Union County Parents Up In Arms About School Re-Zoning

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 10:02 PM EST2014-01-23 03:02:48 GMT
    Union County's plan to rezone school lines has drawn strong reaction from parents.
    Union County's plan to rezone school lines has drawn strong reaction from parents.
  • School Redistricting Debate Continues In Union County

    School Redistricting Debate Continues In Union County

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 10:53 PM EST2014-02-05 03:53:34 GMT
    Hundreds crowded into an auditorium awaiting the latest info on Union County Schools rezoning.
    Hundreds crowded into an auditorium awaiting the latest info on Union County Schools rezoning.
  • Pick Up Your Pennies

    Pick Up Your Pennies

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 11:37 PM EST2014-02-06 04:37:27 GMT
    A penny saved is a penny earned – that’s the philosophy that Marques Broadie lives by. “Pennies [are] the difference,” Broadie says. It’s the No. 1 coin that people walk over – so I believe we can create an avenue that will encourage people to pick the pennies up.”
    A penny saved is a penny earned – that’s the philosophy that Marques Broadie lives by. “Pennies [are] the difference,” Broadie says. It’s the No. 1 coin that people walk over – so I believe we can create an avenue that will encourage people to pick the pennies up.”
  • LGBT Center Struggling To Stay Open

    LGBT Center Struggling To Stay Open

    Thursday, February 6 2014 10:52 PM EST2014-02-07 03:52:21 GMT
    The center needs $7,000-per month to pay for their rent on North Davidson Street and all of the that come along with running the center.
    The center needs $7,000-per month to pay for their rent on North Davidson Street and all of the that come along with running the center.
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