Local News - FOX 35 News Orlando

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Unanimous Vote to Change CMS Students' Eligibility for Extracurricular Activity

    Unanimous Vote to Change CMS Students' Eligibility for Extracurricular Activity

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:00:27 GMT
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education met on Tuesday night to discuss a proposal to change the extracurricular activity eligibility for rising high school students.
    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education met on Tuesday night to discuss a proposal to change the extracurricular activity eligibility for rising high school students.
  • West End Salisbury Community Meets, Police Pledge to Open Substation

    West End Salisbury Community Meets, Police Pledge to Open Substation

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:59 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:59:38 GMT
    Tonight the West End Community Organization and the West End Pride Organization are hosting a community meeting to talk about recognizing gang and drug activity and combating it. Today the Salisbury Police Department also announced it is opening a police sub-station in the West End.Tonight's meeting is at the Miller Recreation Center from 6-8 p.m. Master Trooper Clee Atkinson Jr. with NC Highway Patrol willtalk to residents about recognizing gang activity and Alex Clark, a former drug dealer ...
    Tonight the West End Community Organization and the West End Pride Organization are hosting a community meeting to talk about recognizing gang and drug activity and combating it. Today the Salisbury Police Department also announced it is opening a police sub-station in the West End.Tonight's meeting is at the Miller Recreation Center from 6-8 p.m. Master Trooper Clee Atkinson Jr. with NC Highway Patrol willtalk to residents about recognizing gang activity and Alex Clark, a former drug dealer ...
  • Local Reaction to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Local Reaction to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:08:22 GMT
    The death toll in the Middle East continues to climb on this 16th day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
    The death toll in the Middle East continues to climb on this 16th day of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Latin American Coalition Advocate Released from Detention

    Latin American Coalition Advocate Released from Detention

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:03:10 GMT
    Rausel Arista, an undocumented immigrant and father of two was detained Monday while flying back to Charlotte from Buffalo.
    Rausel Arista, an undocumented immigrant and father of two was detained Monday while flying back to Charlotte from Buffalo.
  • One-On-One with Singer Jesse McCartney

    One-On-One with Singer Jesse McCartney

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:56:26 GMT
    Singer/actor Jesse McCartney is kicking off his tour in Charlotte this Friday.  Amanda O'Hara caught up with him to chat about his tour, new album, and Charlotte.
    Singer/actor Jesse McCartney is kicking off his tour in Charlotte this Friday.  Amanda O'Hara caught up with him to chat about his tour, new album, and Charlotte.
  • T4 Global Cross Country Ride Nearing the End in North Carolina

    T4 Global Cross Country Ride Nearing the End in North Carolina

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:54:43 GMT
    A cross country charitable bike ride has made its way to North Carolina. Together, Ed Weaver and Christian Toews have peddled from Washington State to Shelby, North Carolina as part of "GoTeam," a nationwide endurance team that's under T4 Global.
    A cross country charitable bike ride has made its way to North Carolina. Together, Ed Weaver and Christian Toews have peddled from Washington State to Shelby, North Carolina as part of "GoTeam," a nationwide endurance team that's under T4 Global.
  • NC Sales Tax Bill Passes Second Reading

    NC Sales Tax Bill Passes Second Reading

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:51:51 GMT
    For the second time, the North Carolina Senate voted in favor of a local sales tax limit. The NC Senate voted 33-16 in favor of House Bill 1224 that would cap the local sales tax at 2.5%.
    For the second time, the North Carolina Senate voted in favor of a local sales tax limit. The NC Senate voted 33-16 in favor of House Bill 1224 that would cap the local sales tax at 2.5%.
  • UFO Sightings in Uptown

    UFO Sightings in Uptown

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:56:41 GMT
    Since Monday, July 21, UFOs sightings have been popping up all over North Tryon Street.
    Since Monday, July 21, UFOs sightings have been popping up all over North Tryon Street.
  • Claremont Trying To Clear Up Letter Confusion

    Claremont Trying To Clear Up Letter Confusion

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:51:44 GMT
    City Manager Doug Barrick said the letter is something the city feels could potentially be a scam to homeowners in the Claremont community.
    City Manager Doug Barrick said the letter is something the city feels could potentially be a scam to homeowners in the Claremont community.
  • Survey Finds Significant Increase in HGH Use Among Teens

    Survey Finds Significant Increase in HGH Use Among Teens

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:49:07 GMT
    Abnormal bone growth, heart failure, increased risk of diabetes... These are just a few of the many negative effects Human Growth Hormone can have on your health. But that hasn't stopped teenagers from experimenting with the stuff at an alarming rate.
    Abnormal bone growth, heart failure, increased risk of diabetes... These are just a few of the many negative effects Human Growth Hormone can have on your health. But that hasn't stopped teenagers from experimenting with the stuff at an alarming rate.
  • Charlotte Events with Moira Quinn

    Charlotte Events with Moira Quinn

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:49:00 GMT
    Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners shares upcoming events in the Queen City... including an ice cream social at the Green Market on Saturday and the soccer match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Bank of America Stadium. Quinn tells @Fox46Barbara, tickets are still available.
    Moira Quinn with Charlotte Center City Partners shares upcoming events in the Queen City... including an ice cream social at the Green Market on Saturday and the soccer match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Bank of America Stadium. Quinn tells @Fox46Barbara, tickets are still available.
  • Hornets Add Backcourt Depth With Roberts

    Hornets Add Backcourt Depth With Roberts

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:41:15 GMT
    Roberts averaged eight points per game in two seasons in New Orleans.
    Roberts averaged eight points per game in two seasons in New Orleans.
  • Sealed Air HQ coming to Charlotte, creating 1,262 jobs

    Sealed Air HQ coming to Charlotte, creating 1,262 jobs

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 2:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 18:15:19 GMT
    Sealed Air Corporation announced Wednesday that it is relocating its global headquarters and moving to Charlotte. The company is expected to create more than 1,200 jobs.
    Sealed Air Corporation announced Wednesday that it is relocating its global headquarters to Charlotte. The company is expected to create more than 1,200 jobs.
  • Woman Talks about Marriage to a Strip Club Mogel, Relationship With Cannon

    Woman Talks about Marriage to a Strip Club Mogel, Relationship With Cannon

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:19:51 GMT
    It's the story that's never been told on television. The story of Jackie Baucom, the estranged wife of David "Slim" Baucom, the owner of a number successful strip clubs in the Charlotte region. Her husband, most recently, has been tied to the Former Mayor of Charlotte, Patrick Cannon. Cannon pled guilty to corruption charges, and admitted to taking bribes from an area club owner.
    It's the story that's never been told on television. The story of Jackie Baucom, the estranged wife of David "Slim" Baucom, the owner of a number successful strip clubs in the Charlotte region. Her husband, most recently, has been tied to the Former Mayor of Charlotte, Patrick Cannon. Cannon pled guilty to corruption charges, and admitted to taking bribes from an area club owner.
  • Kids Make Waves at the YWCA

    Kids Make Waves at the YWCA

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:52:16 GMT
    The YWCA of Central Carolinas has eleven youth learning centers in Mecklenburg and Union Counties.
    The YWCA of Central Carolinas has eleven youth learning centers in Mecklenburg and Union Counties.
  • Spectra Group Creates 250 IT/Financial Jobs in Charlotte

    Spectra Group Creates 250 IT/Financial Jobs in Charlotte

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-07-23 13:29:45 GMT
    Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina Commerce Secretary announced that Spectra Group, Inc. plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018.
    Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina Commerce Secretary announced that Spectra Group, Inc. plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte by the end of 2018.
  • Charlotte Schools Teach Language Skills Year Round

    Charlotte Schools Teach Language Skills Year Round

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:37:00 GMT
    Do you remember that Spanish class in high school...Or maybe that French course in college? Now just imagine going to a foreign country and taking all your classes in that language. Total emersion can be overwhelming. That's a reality many kids in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are facing every day.
    Do you remember that Spanish class in high school...Or maybe that French course in college? Now just imagine going to a foreign country and taking all your classes in that language. Total emersion can be overwhelming. That's a reality many kids in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are facing every day.
  • A Young Driver with Big Dreams

    A Young Driver with Big Dreams

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:16:49 GMT
    A young driver is gunning to keep his winning streak alive at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
    12-year-old Chandler Smith is gunning to keep his winning streak alive at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • Charlotte Jewish Leader Returns Safely from Israel

    Charlotte Jewish Leader Returns Safely from Israel

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:07:52 GMT
    As violence rages in the Middle East, a Charlotte native has returned home safely from her trip to Israel. Sue Worrel, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, spent eight days in the northern region and flew home Monday.
    As violence rages in the Middle East, a Charlotte native has returned home safely from her trip to Israel. Sue Worrel, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, spent eight days in the northern region and flew home Monday.
  • Artspace Gets Push Back

    Artspace Gets Push Back

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:52:26 GMT
    You might remember a story we brought you a few weeks ago about "The Hive," an art incubator part of a larger revitalization of downtown Gastonia,
    You might remember a story we brought you a few weeks ago about "The Hive," an art incubator part of a larger revitalization of downtown Gastonia,
  • Veterans Statue Missing In Waxhaw

    Veterans Statue Missing In Waxhaw

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:36:24 GMT
    The Waxhaw Police Department is asking for help finding a missing statue. The statue is of a solider kneeling and was located at the Veterans Memorial Wall in downtown Waxhaw. It has been missing since Monday.
    The Waxhaw Police Department is asking for help finding a missing statue. The statue is of a solider kneeling and was located at the Veterans Memorial Wall in downtown Waxhaw. It has been missing since Monday.
  • York County approves "In God We Trust"

    York County approves "In God We Trust"

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-23 01:16:02 GMT
    York County Council will "permanently and prominently" display the words "In God We Trust" in its chambers after a 6-0 vote on Monday.
    York County Council will "permanently and prominently" display the words "In God We Trust" in its chambers after a 6-0 vote on Monday.
  • Police: Woman Robbed at Gunpoint at Charlotte YMCA

    Police: Woman Robbed at Gunpoint at Charlotte YMCA

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:04:10 GMT
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a sixty-one year old woman was robbed at gunpoint in Charlotte on Monday night.The alleged incident occurred at the McCrorey YMCA on Beatties Ford Road just after 7 pm.
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a sixty-one year old woman was robbed at gunpoint in Charlotte on Monday night.The alleged incident occurred at the McCrorey YMCA on Beatties Ford Road just after 7 pm.
  • Chikungunya Virus Confirmed in Cabarrus County

    Chikungunya Virus Confirmed in Cabarrus County

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 8:02 PM EDT2014-07-23 00:02:09 GMT
    Chikungunya virus has arrived in Cabarrus County. The patient had recently traveled to a Caribbean country.
    Chikungunya virus has arrived in Cabarrus County. The patient had recently traveled to a Caribbean country.
  • CONSUMER ALERT: Trader Joe's recalls fruit

    CONSUMER ALERT: Trader Joe's recalls fruit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:55:43 GMT
    Trader Joe's is recalling fruit sold in it’s stores between June 2 and July 19.
    Trader Joe's is recalling fruit sold in its stores between June 2 and July 19.
  • Cabarrus County Commission Votes to Rename North Cabarrus Park

    Cabarrus County Commission Votes to Rename North Cabarrus Park

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:49:17 GMT
    Monday night Cabarrus County commissioners voted to re-name the North Cabarrus Park in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. The decision Monday to change the name of the park to Vietnam Veterans Park came after the Kannapolis mayor recommended the park not be re-named because he feels it may be confusing to people in the area.
    Monday night Cabarrus County commissioners voted to re-name the North Cabarrus Park in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. The decision Monday to change the name of the park to Vietnam Veterans Park came after the Kannapolis mayor recommended the park not be re-named because he feels it may be confusing to people in the area.
  • Fox Bite Triggers First Catawba County Rabies Case of 2014

    Fox Bite Triggers First Catawba County Rabies Case of 2014

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:13:20 GMT
    Catawba County confirms first rabies case this year.
    Catawba County confirms first rabies case this year.
  • Neighbors Nervous about Proposed Industrial Park

    Neighbors Nervous about Proposed Industrial Park

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-07-22 14:02:09 GMT
    People who live off of Startown Road in Catawba County are concerned about a proposed industrial park slated for a piece of farm land. The tract is more than 100 acres, and is between Startown Road and Robinwood Road.
    People who live off of Startown Road in Catawba County are concerned about a proposed industrial park slated for a piece of farm land. The tract is more than 100 acres, and is between Startown Road and Robinwood Road.

  • Standing-Room Only Crowd At Cabarrus County Commission Meeting To Talk About Budget Cuts

    Standing-Room Only Crowd At Cabarrus County Commission Meeting To Talk About Budget Cuts

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:58:35 GMT
    The Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners heard from upset residents Monday night about last-minute cuts to the county budget. It was the first meeting since commissioners slashed $3.9 million from the county’s budget last month.

    The Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners heard from upset residents Monday night about last-minute cuts to the county budget. It was the first meeting since commissioners slashed $3.9 million from the county’s budget last month.
  • Latin American Coalition Advocate Detained

    Latin American Coalition Advocate Detained

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:05:20 GMT
    Rausel Arista was detained this morning while attempting to board a flight to Charlotte from Buffalo.
    Rausel Arista was detained this morning while attempting to board a flight to Charlotte from Buffalo.
  • To Heaven and Back: Local dies three times following car accident

    To Heaven and Back: Local dies three times following car accident

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:58:23 GMT
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
    Landon Whitley lost his father in a car accident, but he, too, was pronounced dead at the scene. He says he went to heaven -- and returned three times.
  • BBB Releases Half Dirty Dozen List

    BBB Releases Half Dirty Dozen List

    Monday, July 21 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-07-22 01:50:25 GMT
    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont released their annual “Half Dirty Dozen” list today, which ranks six local businesses according to their bad BBB rating.
    The Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont released their annual “Half Dirty Dozen” list today, which ranks six local businesses according to their bad BBB rating.
  • Jackie Baucom Speaks Exclusively to MyFoxCarolinas

    Jackie Baucom Speaks Exclusively to MyFoxCarolinas

    Monday, July 21 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 23:19:31 GMT
    It's been a long road for Jackie Baucom. A marriage to a powerful Charlotte strip club owner, the victim of domestic abuse, life as a swinger, and the challenge of starting over.
    It's been a long road for Jackie Baucom. A marriage to a powerful Charlotte strip club owner, the victim of domestic abuse, life as a swinger, and the challenge of starting over.
  • Welcome Home Soldier: 760th Engineering Company Soldiers Arrive to Charlotte

    Welcome Home Soldier: 760th Engineering Company Soldiers Arrive to Charlotte

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:49:02 GMT
    Tears, smiles, and salutes. Families welcome home their 760th Engineering Company soldiers from Afghanistan.
    Tears, smiles, and salutes. Families welcome home their 760th Engineering Company soldiers from Afghanistan.
  • Mooresville Soldier Comes Home

    Mooresville Soldier Comes Home

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:44:59 GMT
    Tears, smiles, and salutes. There wasn't a dry eye in sight as families welcomed home their 760th Engineering Company soldiers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
    Tears, smiles, and salutes. There wasn't a dry eye in sight as families welcomed home their 760th Engineering Company soldiers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
  • Hornets Add Former UNC Star Williams

    Hornets Add Former UNC Star Williams

    Monday, July 21 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-07-21 22:22:44 GMT
    Signing with Charlotte is a homecoming of sorts for Williams, who helped North Carolina win the 2005 NCAA Championship in his only season there.
    Signing with Charlotte is a homecoming of sorts for Williams, who helped North Carolina win the 2005 NCAA Championship in his only season there.
  • Panthers To Show Off New Players, Stadium Upgrades At Fan Fest

    Panthers To Show Off New Players, Stadium Upgrades At Fan Fest

    Monday, July 21 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-07-21 21:35:15 GMT
    The new-look Panthers will give fans a sneak peak of an upgraded Bank of America Stadium on Friday.
    The new-look Panthers will give fans a sneak peak of an upgraded Bank of America Stadium on Friday.
  • Dance Academy Brings Hope to Disabled Children

    Dance Academy Brings Hope to Disabled Children

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:50:36 GMT
    DanceAbility is a nonprofit that provides free dance classes to kids who would otherwise, might never experience it. The classes are an hour long and include dancing, arts and crafts and free play. And it’s completely free.
    DanceAbility is a nonprofit that provides free dance classes to kids who would otherwise, might never experience it. The classes are an hour long and include dancing, arts and crafts and free play. And it’s completely free.
  • Over 50 mini-chefs invaded the White House

    Over 50 mini-chefs invaded the White House

    Monday, July 21 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:00:11 GMT
    Over 50 children representing all U.S. states went to the White House courtesy of First Lady Michelle Obama Friday. These children are winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches.
    Over 50 children representing all U.S. states went to the White House courtesy of First Lady Michelle Obama Friday. These children are winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge – a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches.
  • New Bill Links Veterans with Education

    New Bill Links Veterans with Education

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:08 AM EDT2014-07-21 15:08:26 GMT
    A bill signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory will allow members of the military and their spouses to convert specialized training into college credits.
    A bill signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory will allow members of the military and their spouses to convert specialized training into college credits.
  • Jazzy Kirkley Quits Alcohol for new Addiction: Boxing

    Jazzy Kirkley Quits Alcohol for new Addiction: Boxing

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:32:29 GMT
    Growing up wasn't easy for Jazzy Kirkley. He didn't have a mom or dad and he was raised by another family. "I grew up on a farm in the country," Kirkley said. "My mom and dad left me with a white family. That family raised me as a kid." Today, family is everything to Kirkley. But his favorite thing to do? Throw some punches.
    Growing up wasn't easy for Jazzy Kirkley. He didn't have a mom or dad and he was raised by another family. "I grew up on a farm in the country," Kirkley said. "My mom and dad left me with a white family. That family raised me as a kid." Today, family is everything to Kirkley. But his favorite thing to do? Throw some punches.
  • Female Forrest Gump Visits Charlotte

    Female Forrest Gump Visits Charlotte

    Monday, July 21 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-07-21 14:17:10 GMT
    Her feet hurt. Or at least, they should. Anna Judd has run to Charlotte from California, 2,700 miles. It’s taken her three months to get to the Queen City, and her journey isn’t over.
    Her feet hurt. Or at least, they should. Anna Judd has run to Charlotte from California, 2,700 miles. It’s taken her three months to get to the Queen City, and her journey isn’t over.
  • Catawba Bingo Welcomed Back to Rock Hill

    Catawba Bingo Welcomed Back to Rock Hill

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:42:51 GMT
    High stakes bingo is in high gear in Rock Hill. For the first time since 2006 the Catawba Indian Nation has a bingo hall in York County."It's nice to have Catawba bingo back in Rock Hill," said player William Good.The Catawbas are just as excited to have this bingo hall open as the people who have poured in during the grand opening weekend."They were so very happy that Catawba bingo was back," said Catawba Chief Bill Harris. "That's a positive response to an opening day."The building that is ...
    High stakes bingo is in high gear in Rock Hill. For the first time since 2006 the Catawba Indian Nation has a bingo hall in York County."It's nice to have Catawba bingo back in Rock Hill," said player William Good.The Catawbas are just as excited to have this bingo hall open as the people who have poured in during the grand opening weekend."They were so very happy that Catawba bingo was back," said Catawba Chief Bill Harris. "That's a positive response to an opening day."The building that is ...
  • Where Were You When Man First Set Foot on the Moon?

    Where Were You When Man First Set Foot on the Moon?

    Sunday, July 20 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-21 01:52:33 GMT
    Forty-five years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the moon.
    Forty-five years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the moon.
  • New Survey Results on Small Businesses Doesn't Match Owner Experience

    New Survey Results on Small Businesses Doesn't Match Owner Experience

    Sunday, July 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-07-20 22:45:15 GMT
    The city of Charlotte has received high grades for small business friendliness, but several owners in the area argue the marks don't meet their own experiences.
    The city of Charlotte has received high grades for small business friendliness, but several owners in the area argue the marks don't meet their own experiences.
  • Charlotte Fire Department Battles 3 Alarm Warehouse Fire

    Charlotte Fire Department Battles 3 Alarm Warehouse Fire

    Sunday, July 20 2014 12:23 PM EDT2014-07-20 16:23:01 GMT
    The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a three alarm fire at a warehouse on the 1100 block of Tar Heel Road on Saturday.
    The Charlotte Fire Department responded to a three alarm fire at a warehouse on the 1100 block of Tar Heel Road on Saturday.
  • Plaza Midwood Moms Determined To Stop Fast Drivers

    Plaza Midwood Moms Determined To Stop Fast Drivers

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:17:12 GMT
    People who live on Ivey Drive and Morningside Drive in Plaza Midwood are sick of cars speeding down their streets.
    People who live on Ivey Drive and Morningside Drive in Plaza Midwood are sick of cars speeding down their streets.
  • Carowinds: New Rides and Teases

    Carowinds: New Rides and Teases

    Saturday, July 19 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-07-20 03:43:54 GMT
    Guests can enjoy new waterslides and a dining hall. They can also guess what the park has up it's sleeve for 2015.
    Guests can enjoy new waterslides and a dining hall. They can also guess what the park has up it's sleeve for 2015.
  • Cupcake Craze

    Cupcake Craze

    Saturday, July 19 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-07-20 01:51:46 GMT
    Jenna Caiazzo did an in studio interview with the owner of Cupcrazed in Fort Mill, SC. It's a unique cupcake shop, where the owner Heather McDonnell.
    Jenna Caiazzo did an in studio interview with the owner of Cupcrazed in Fort Mill, SC. It's a unique cupcake shop, where the owner Heather McDonnell.
  • Growing Latino Population Helps Revitalize Businesses Off Central Avenue

    Growing Latino Population Helps Revitalize Businesses Off Central Avenue

    Saturday, July 19 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-19 21:47:33 GMT
    An area that once saw many businesses close shop is now getting a facelift. Community leaders say that’s because of the growth of the Hispanic population in our area. It’s the block on Central Avenue near Eastway and Albermarle. 
    An area that once saw many businesses close shop is now getting a facelift. Community leaders say that’s because of the growth of the Hispanic population in our area. It’s the block on Central Avenue near Eastway and Albermarle. 
  • Kings Mountain Casino Update

    Kings Mountain Casino Update

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:00:42 GMT
    A casino might soon be within driving distance of the Charlotte area. But the people of Kings Mountain aren’t sold on the casino just yet.
    A casino might soon be within driving distance of the Charlotte area. But the people of Kings Mountain aren’t sold on the casino just yet.
  • Discovery Place Launches Monthly 'Adults Only' Event

    Discovery Place Launches Monthly 'Adults Only' Event

    Saturday, July 19 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-07-19 17:08:40 GMT
    Science and discovery meets happy hour. That's the idea behind 'Science on the Rocks'. The monthly after hours event will be held at Discovery Place on the third Friday of every month and is geared at getting adults to explore what is typically a facility geared towards children.
    Science and discovery meets happy hour. That's the idea behind 'Science on the Rocks'. The monthly after hours event will be held at Discovery Place on the third Friday of every month and is geared at getting adults to explore what is typically a facility geared towards children.
  • Getting high off frogs: Wingate Ph.D. recognized nationally for research

    Getting high off frogs: Wingate Ph.D. recognized nationally for research

    Saturday, July 19 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-07-19 16:48:11 GMT
    Dr. Krista Wilson of Wingate University is being recognized as one of 10 semifinalists by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in the Chemistry Champions contest -- stemming from her research with the “giant monkey frog” and it’s potential to help create a new pharmaceutical drug.
    Dr. Krista Wilson of Wingate University is being recognized as one of 10 semifinalists by the American Chemical Society (ACS) in the Chemistry Champions contest -- stemming from her research with the “giant monkey frog” and it’s potential to help create a new pharmaceutical drug.
  • NoDa Adds Parking Lot

    NoDa Adds Parking Lot

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:24:58 GMT
    A new parking lot could be the solution to NoDa's parking problem.
    A new parking lot could be the solution to NoDa's parking problem.
  • Cabarrus County Church Growing Food For The Hungry As Need Increases

    Cabarrus County Church Growing Food For The Hungry As Need Increases

    Friday, July 18 2014 10:13 PM EDT2014-07-19 02:13:17 GMT
    Central United Methodist Church in Concord has raised, harvested, and donated 1600 pounds of food since May to the Cooperative Christian Ministry's Food Pantry. The church has a plot of land at the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm, and this year's crop has been the most plentiful in three years.
    Central United Methodist Church in Concord has raised, harvested, and donated 1600 pounds of food since May to the Cooperative Christian Ministry's Food Pantry. The church has a plot of land at the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm, and this year's crop has been the most plentiful in three years.
  • Stephenson Brings Experience, Edge To Hornets

    Stephenson Brings Experience, Edge To Hornets

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:18 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:18:35 GMT
    In his first press conference as a Hornet, Lance Stephenson talked about using his playoff experience to help his new team.
    In his first press conference as a Hornet, Lance Stephenson talked about using his playoff experience to help his new team.
  • Chuck Norris and Local Man Take On Cancer

    Chuck Norris and Local Man Take On Cancer

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:06:26 GMT
    Jack Bretz Jr. fights on the mat in karate but for the past year, he has been combating a very different fight.
    Jack Bretz Jr. fights on the mat in karate but for the past year, he has been combating a very different fight.
  • Obamacare Options - Who Can Still Sign Up?

    Obamacare Options - Who Can Still Sign Up?

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:03:47 GMT
    Even though the deadline is over, you could still qualify for Obamacare. Nearly 8 million people signed up before the March 31st deadline.
    Even though the deadline is over, you could still qualify for Obamacare. Nearly 8 million people signed up before the March 31st deadline.
  • American Idol Hopefuls Line Up in South Carolina

    American Idol Hopefuls Line Up in South Carolina

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:00:30 GMT
    American Idol is back on the road to find undiscovered talents all over the country. The Bus Tour auditions in Myrtle Beach kicks off the Season 14 search.
    American Idol is back on the road to find undiscovered talents all over the country. The Bus Tour auditions in Myrtle Beach kicks off the Season 14 search.
  • Ex-UNC Star's Sister Found Dead

    Ex-UNC Star's Sister Found Dead

    Friday, July 18 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-07-18 15:57:50 GMT
    Reggie Bullock's sister was found dead in Baltimore on Wednesday.
    Reggie Bullock's sister was found dead in Baltimore on Wednesday.
  • Is Spray Tanning Safe

    Is Spray Tanning Safe

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:05:47 GMT
    Some people are taking in the sunny rays at the beach while some are hitting the tanning beds. There is a growing trend in Charlotte to get a glowing look....spray tanning. Is it any safer though?
    Some people are taking in the sunny rays at the beach while some are hitting the tanning beds. There is a growing trend in Charlotte to get a glowing look....spray tanning. Is it any safer though?
  • Charlotte Convention Center Hosts Record Dinner For AKA Boule

    Charlotte Convention Center Hosts Record Dinner For AKA Boule

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:01:12 GMT
    The Charlotte Convention Center hosted a record setting dinner Wednesday evening. More than 10,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ate dinner at the venue. According to organizers, this is not only the largest dinner in the center's history, it is also the largest in North Carolina.
    The Charlotte Convention Center hosted a record setting dinner Wednesday evening. More than 10,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority ate dinner at the venue. According to organizers, this is not only the largest dinner in the center's history, it is also the largest in North Carolina.
  • International Travelers Closely Watching Turmoil Overseas

    International Travelers Closely Watching Turmoil Overseas

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:40:35 GMT
    The latest unrest in the Middle East and the attack on the Malaysia Airlines flight, Thursday, has international travelers on edge.
    The latest unrest in the Middle East and the attack on the Malaysia Airlines flight, Thursday, has international travelers on edge.
  • NAACP To Hold Meeting Next Week on Hiring Practices, Allegations of Police Brutality in East Spencer

    NAACP To Hold Meeting Next Week on Hiring Practices, Allegations of Police Brutality in East Spencer

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:24:37 GMT
    The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP says it has received "serious complaints" which warrant investigation regarding allegations of police brutality and misconduct in the town of East Spencer. The NAACP is holding a meeting June 24 from 6-8 p.m. to talk with residents about the process of filing complaints.
    The Salisbury-Rowan NAACP says it has received "serious complaints" which warrant investigation regarding allegations of police brutality and misconduct in the town of East Spencer. The NAACP is holding a meeting June 24 from 6-8 p.m. to talk with residents about the process of filing complaints.
  • North Carolina - One of the Most Scary States in America

    North Carolina - One of the Most Scary States in America

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-07-18 02:12:48 GMT
    A brand new study from the real estate search site, Estately, concluded that North Carolina ranked number 6 on the list for the most scary states.
    A brand new study from the real estate search site, Estately, concluded that North Carolina ranked number 6 on the list for the most scary states.
  • Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:52:58 GMT
    When you turn on the tube, it appears teen pregnancy is popular, a hip new trend! While teen pregnancy numbers have been trending downward since 1990, teen pregnancy is still serious business, Charlotte mom, Michelle Cade is a success story: a college graduate, a flourishing mother of five. But at 17, she was pregnant and afraid. With the support of family, Michelle has found her way; she is building a career in public relations and guiding her children down a successful path.
    When you turn on the tube, it appears teen pregnancy is popular, a hip new trend! While teen pregnancy numbers have been trending downward since 1990, teen pregnancy is still serious business.  Florence Crittenton Services can help.
  • Charlotte Restaurant Week

    Charlotte Restaurant Week

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:00:01 GMT
    More than a hundred restaurants are participating, offering three courses for $30.
    More than a hundred restaurants are participating, offering three courses for $30.
  • Crittenton Homes: A Reflection of Societal Values

    Crittenton Homes: A Reflection of Societal Values

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:59:26 GMT
    Crittenton homes across the country have evolved its services to keep up with American cultural values. What started as a night mission for prostitutes is now an open resource for teen mothers.
    Crittenton homes across the country have evolved its services to keep up with American cultural values. What started as a night mission for prostitutes is now an open resource for teen mothers.
  • Man Posts Cryptic Joke Before Malaysia Airlines Plane Is Shot Down

    Man Posts Cryptic Joke Before Malaysia Airlines Plane Is Shot Down

    Thursday, July 17 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-17 21:33:13 GMT
    Just before leaving the Netherlands, Cor Pan posted this photo of the plane he was about to board with a cryptic joke.
    Just before leaving the Netherlands, Cor Pan posted this photo of the plane he was about to board with a cryptic joke.
  • Burke County 911 Center Readies For Launch

    Burke County 911 Center Readies For Launch

    Thursday, July 17 2014 4:27 PM EDT2014-07-17 20:27:55 GMT
    In one week, Burke County residents well have what is being touted as a more efficient 911 system. On July 23, four major dispatch locations will be merged into the Burke County Emergency Communications Center (BCECC).
    In one week, Burke County residents well have what is being touted as a more efficient 911 system. On July 23, four major dispatch locations will be merged into the Burke County Emergency Communications Center (BCECC).
  • Charlotte's Premium Outlet Malls Opens in 2 Weeks

    Charlotte's Premium Outlet Malls Opens in 2 Weeks

    Thursday, July 17 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-07-17 19:44:25 GMT

     

     

  • Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Prevent Sales Tax Hike

    Senate To Vote On Bill That Would Prevent Sales Tax Hike

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:22:23 GMT
    On Wednesday, a the Senate Finance committee passed a bill that would set a maximum for county sales taxes. Mecklenburg County currently has what would become the maximum sales tax -- 2.5 cents -- which means this bill could thwart the county's plan for a referendum in November to raise the sales tax by a quarter of a penny.
    On Wednesday, a the Senate Finance committee passed a bill that would set a maximum for county sales taxes. Mecklenburg County currently has what would become the maximum sales tax -- 2.5 cents -- which means this bill could thwart the county's plan for a referendum in November to raise the sales tax by a quarter of a penny.
  • Yo Mama: Five Fun Freebies for Kids!

    Yo Mama: Five Fun Freebies for Kids!

    Thursday, July 17 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-07-17 18:05:15 GMT
    We're about halfway through the summer... just about the time when most parents start running out of things to do with their kids, or at least start getting tired of paying big bucks to entertain them. With that in mind, here are five fun FREE things you can do with your little ones in our area!
    We're about halfway through the summer... just about the time when most parents start running out of things to do with their kids, or at least start getting tired of paying big bucks to entertain them. With that in mind, here are five fun FREE things you can do with your little ones in our area!
  • CATS Considers More Security for Bus Drivers

    CATS Considers More Security for Bus Drivers

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:02:19 GMT
    When the economy tanked, assault on bus drivers started to increase according to Charlotte Area Transit System CEO Carolyn Flowers. She just returned from discussions in Washington, D.C. about safety measures for drivers with the Department of Transportation.
    When the economy tanked, assault on bus drivers started to increase according to Charlotte Area Transit System CEO Carolyn Flowers. She just returned from discussions in Washington, D.C. about safety measures for drivers with the Department of Transportation.
  • Grandma Scam

    Grandma Scam

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:57:53 GMT
    The US Senate Special Committee on Aging held a meeting today about scams, one in particular focuses on grandparents.
    The US Senate Special Committee on Aging held a meeting today about scams, one in particular focuses on grandparents.
  • NASCAR Helps Future Stars Climb The Ladder

    NASCAR Helps Future Stars Climb The Ladder

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:57:40 GMT
    The NASCAR Next program gives young drivers the opportunity to build skills that will help them become the stars of tomorrow.“It’s highlighting the younger generation, the next generation, next set of up and coming racers that will someday be the Jeff Gordons and Jimmie Johnsons of the Sprint Cup Series,” said Jesse Little, NASCAR KN Series driver.All 12 drivers in the program made their way to Mooresville Wednesday to participate in a go-kart challenge at the GoPro Motorplex.“"I think today ...
    The NASCAR Next program gives young drivers the opportunity to build skills that will help them become the stars of tomorrow.“It’s highlighting the younger generation, the next generation, next set of up and coming racers that will someday be the Jeff Gordons and Jimmie Johnsons of the Sprint Cup Series,” said Jesse Little, NASCAR KN Series driver.All 12 drivers in the program made their way to Mooresville Wednesday to participate in a go-kart challenge at the GoPro Motorplex.“"I think today ...
  • Collegiate Wooden Bat League

    Collegiate Wooden Bat League

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:54:28 GMT
    Huntersville, NC-The Lake Norman Copperheads play in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League. It's a wooden bat league that helps players make the adjustment from using an aluminum bat at the plate. The team is made up of mostly college freshmen and sophomores. The summer baseball league is designed to help players prepare for baseball at the next level whether it's professionally or trying to secure a division one scholarship.The team plays 42 games during their two month season.
    Huntersville, NC-The Lake Norman Copperheads play in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League. It's a wooden bat league that helps players make the adjustment from using an aluminum bat at the plate. The team is made up of mostly college freshmen and sophomores. The summer baseball league is designed to help players prepare for baseball at the next level whether it's professionally or trying to secure a division one scholarship.The team plays 42 games during their two month season.
  • Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:38:28 GMT
    Debbie Allen's Hit Musical, Brothers of the Knight hits the Charlotte Stage this week. The show features five dancers from the Charlotte area, including Bailey Greemon of Fort Mill and Chloe Allen, an eleven year old who attends Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School in Charlotte. Both Bailey and Chloe have been dancing since they were in preschool. Bailey says, "It has been breath-taking. I mean, it is such an incredible experience to be working with Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon and touring acro...
    Debbie Allen's Hit Musical, Brothers of the Knight hits the Charlotte Stage this week. The show features five dancers from the Charlotte area, including Bailey Greemon of Fort Mill and Chloe Allen, an eleven year old who attends Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School in Charlotte. Both Bailey and Chloe have been dancing since they were in preschool. Bailey says, "It has been breath-taking. I mean, it is such an incredible experience to be working with Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon and touring acro...
  • Lake Fisher Bridge Repair in Kannapolis Already Delayed

    Lake Fisher Bridge Repair in Kannapolis Already Delayed

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:31:12 GMT
    Repairs have already been delayed on a bridge that had an emergency closure Monday after inspectors found severe decay in the bridge support. The NC DOT tells My Fox Carolinas the project over the Lake Fisher Bridge on Brantley Road in Kannapolis that was supposed to start Wednesday was delayed because of clearance that is needed for some overhead power lines.
    Repairs have already been delayed on a bridge that had an emergency closure Monday after inspectors found severe decay in the bridge support.
  • Group suing Union Co. Board of Ed gets court hearing

    Group suing Union Co. Board of Ed gets court hearing

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 01:38:23 GMT
    The group suing the Union County Board of Education over redistricting will have it's day in court for an injunction hearing on Wed., July 16.
    The group suing the Union County Board of Education over redistricting will have it's day in court for an injunction hearing on Wed., July 16.
  • Kids Make Primitive Hunting Tools at Reedy Creek

    Kids Make Primitive Hunting Tools at Reedy Creek

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-17 01:34:34 GMT
    Kids used knives to whittle atlatls and spears out of wood. Atlatls are tools used to give more leverage when throwing a spear so the thrower can achieve greater velocity.
    Kids used knives to whittle atlatls and spears out of wood. Atlatls are tools used to give more leverage when throwing a spear so the thrower can achieve greater velocity.
  • Charlotte Man Reveals Plans for Local Zoo

    Charlotte Man Reveals Plans for Local Zoo

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-07-17 00:03:07 GMT
    Robert Mussen remembers visiting a new with his grandparents when he was a kid. Now decades later, he's determined to bring that experience families in Charlotte. In 2006, Mussen founded the organization Charlotte Zoo. Since then he's been spearheading efforts to bring a zoo to the Charlotte area.
    Robert Mussen remembers visiting a new with his grandparents when he was a kid. Now decades later, he's determined to bring that experience families in Charlotte. In 2006, Mussen founded the organization Charlotte Zoo. Since then he's been spearheading efforts to bring a zoo to the Charlotte area.
  • Matthews Family Cleaning Up After Flood

    Matthews Family Cleaning Up After Flood

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:25:12 GMT
    Marlene Henry is packing up her house, after heavy rain flooded her Matthews home Tuesday night.
    Marlene Henry is packing up her house, after heavy rain flooded her Matthews home Tuesday night.
  • 'Diva da Pouch' Proud To Be An Ostomate

    'Diva da Pouch' Proud To Be An Ostomate

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-16 20:00:58 GMT
    She is known as "The Poop Queen" and "Diva da Pouch," but her real name is Georga Linkus-Long. Georga is a survivor of Reye's Syndrome and has been an ostomate for 34 years.
    She is known as "The Poop Queen" and "Diva da Pouch," but her real name is Georga Linkous-Long. Georga is a survivor of Reye's Syndrome and has been an ostomate for 34 years.
  • Governor McCrory To Sign Common Core Review Bill

    Governor McCrory To Sign Common Core Review Bill

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:50:26 GMT
    Lawmakers in Raleigh gave final approval to throw out national educational standards commonly known as Common Core. The North Carolina House voted 71-34 to eliminate the national standards that dictate what is taught statewide. The compromise bill approved by the House mandates that statewide curriculum be rewritten. The bill does allow for parts of the Common Core curriculum to be used that the state deems effective.
    Lawmakers in Raleigh gave final approval to throw out national educational standards commonly known as Common Core. The North Carolina House voted 71-34 to eliminate the national standards that dictate what is taught statewide. The compromise bill approved by the House mandates that statewide curriculum be rewritten. The bill does allow for parts of the Common Core curriculum to be used that the state deems effective.
  • Bank of America earnings drop 43%, costly legal expenses partly to blame

    Bank of America earnings drop 43%, costly legal expenses partly to blame

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:32:37 GMT
    Bank of America’s profits took a hit as legal expenses continue to eat away at the banking giant’s income.
    Bank of America’s profits took a hit as legal expenses continue to eat away at the banking giant’s income.
  • David Learner Wins DA Runoff Election in 25th District

    David Learner Wins DA Runoff Election in 25th District

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:13:45 GMT
    David Learner defeated District Attorney James Gaither in the Republican runoff election for the office in the 25th District, which comprises Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties.
    David Learner defeated District Attorney James Gaither in the Republican runoff election for the office in the 25th District, which comprises Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties.
  • NC Pastors Rally For Marriage Amendment

    NC Pastors Rally For Marriage Amendment

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-07-16 05:04:48 GMT
    A group of North Carolina pastors gathered outside the steps of the capitol building in Raleigh, Tuesday morning to call on Governor McCrory to defend North Carolina's marriage amendment. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to issue a ruling on Virginia's marriage amendment in the next couple days. Because North Carolina is in the 4th circuit, the controversial amendment one could be impacted.
    A group of North Carolina pastors gathered outside the steps of the capitol building in Raleigh, Tuesday morning to call on Governor McCrory to defend North Carolina's marriage amendment. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to issue a ruling on Virginia's marriage amendment in the next couple days. Because North Carolina is in the 4th circuit, the controversial amendment one could be impacted.
  • NASCAR Fans Meet Drivers at the Hall of Fame

    NASCAR Fans Meet Drivers at the Hall of Fame

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-07-16 03:27:25 GMT
    Summer Driver Tuesdays allows fans to ask questions and race their favorite drivers.
    Summer Driver Tuesdays allows fans to ask questions and race their favorite drivers.
  • Panthers' Hardy Found Guilty of Assaulting, Threatening Holder

    Panthers' Hardy Found Guilty of Assaulting, Threatening Holder

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:36:57 GMT
    The Carolina Panthers' defensive end was given a suspended jail sentence and will serve supervised probation, but a request by the defense has put that on hold.
    The Carolina Panthers' defensive end was given a suspended jail sentence and will serve supervised probation, but a request by the defense has put that on hold.
  • Crossnore School for Foster Children to Expand

    Crossnore School for Foster Children to Expand

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 8:27 PM EDT2014-07-16 00:27:59 GMT
    The Crossnore School in Crossnore, North Carolina was originally built as a boarding school where poor mountain children could get an education.
    The Crossnore School in Crossnore, North Carolina was originally built as a boarding school where poor mountain children could get an education.
  • I am not my makeup....am I?

    I am not my makeup....am I?

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:09 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:09:48 GMT
    Colbie Caillat’s “Try” video and song got me thinking… am I really confident enough and do I accept who I am enough to go without makeup?
    Colbie Caillat’s “Try” video and song got me thinking… am I really confident enough and do I accept who I am enough to go without makeup?
  • Is Smelling Farts Good for Your Health?

    Is Smelling Farts Good for Your Health?

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:13:26 GMT
    A new study out of the United Kingdom says that smelling farts could help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
    A new study out of the United Kingdom says that smelling farts could help reduce the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.
  • NBA Summer League: Knicks Beat Hornets 95-72

    NBA Summer League: Knicks Beat Hornets 95-72

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:44:38 GMT
    Las Vegas, NV-The Charlotte Hornets lost to the New York Knicks 95-72 in their 3rd game of NBA Summer League. Cody Zeller and P.J. Hairston each had 18 points while Noah Vonleh chipped in with 13 points.
    Las Vegas, NV-The Charlotte Hornets lost to the New York Knicks 95-72 in their 3rd game of NBA Summer League. Cody Zeller and P.J. Hairston each had 18 points while Noah Vonleh chipped in with 13 points.
  • AKA Sorority Convention Boosts Business

    AKA Sorority Convention Boosts Business

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:41:12 GMT
    The sorority's convention is helping to offset what is usually the weakest month in the hotel business.
    The sorority's convention is helping to offset what is usually the weakest month in the hotel business.
  • Rookies Have Strong Game As Hornets Fall To Knicks

    Rookies Have Strong Game As Hornets Fall To Knicks

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:39:30 GMT
    P.J. Hairston and Noah Vonleh both had solid games, combining for 31 of the team’s points in a 95-72 loss.
    P.J. Hairston and Noah Vonleh both had solid games, combining for 31 of the team’s points in a 95-72 loss.
  • Kayakers & Canoeists Have a New Launch in Gaston County

    Kayakers & Canoeists Have a New Launch in Gaston County

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:28:17 GMT
    A new launch on an old river.
    A new launch on an old river.
  • Go Home Huck, You’re Defeated

    Go Home Huck, You’re Defeated

    Sunday, July 13 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-07-14 01:19:07 GMT
    At Historic Brattonsville in York County, South Carolina, they celebrated the anniversary of the ‘Battle of Huck’s Defeat,’ which was fought on July 12, 1780.
    At Historic Brattonsville in York County, South Carolina, they celebrated the anniversary of the ‘Battle of Huck’s Defeat,’ which was fought on July 12, 1780.
  • "Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury (Preview Video)

    "Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury (Preview Video)

    Sunday, July 13 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-13 22:48:02 GMT
    "The Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury are on a mission to change lives in the West End community. Gang violence and crime is a trend in the area. The crawlers walk at night out in the streets, healing with the strongest weapon they have - prayer. The full story will air tomorrow on FOX46 Carolinas, but here is a quick preview.
    "The Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury are on a mission to change lives in the West End community. Gang violence and crime is a trend in the area. The crawlers walk at night out in the streets, healing with the strongest weapon they have - prayer. The full story will air tomorrow on FOX46 Carolinas, but here is a quick preview.
  • Faith-based Group Plans Support For N.C. Marriage Amendment

    Faith-based Group Plans Support For N.C. Marriage Amendment

    Sunday, July 13 2014 6:44 PM EDT2014-07-13 22:44:54 GMT
    A newly developed faith-based group called the North Carolina Pastors Network is wasting no time taking a stand on gay marriage in the state. Members and leaders plan to hold a news conference in Raleigh, Tuesday, to back the ban on same-sex marriage.
    A newly developed faith-based group called the North Carolina Pastors Network is wasting no time taking a stand on gay marriage in the state. Members and leaders plan to hold a news conference in Raleigh, Tuesday, to back the ban on same-sex marriage.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Gives Back to the Community

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Gives Back to the Community

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-13 02:59:37 GMT

     Thousands of AKA members are in Charlotte for the sorority's 66th Boule.

     Thousands of AKA members are in Charlotte for the sorority's 66th Boule.

  • Charlotte Awarded Federal Historic Preservation Fund Grant

    Charlotte Awarded Federal Historic Preservation Fund Grant

    Saturday, July 12 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-07-12 22:19:32 GMT
    Sometimes it's difficult to resist the urge to replace something that's broken down and dingy with something that's exciting and new, but in Charlotte that's exactly what the federal government is trying to do.The city was awarded a federal Historic Preservation Fund grant of $24,000 that will be matched by the city with another $30,000. The money will be used to conduct a comprehensive historic resource survey. It will be the second phase of the project, with the first phase being conducted ...
    Sometimes it's difficult to resist the urge to replace something that's broken down and dingy with something that's exciting and new, but in Charlotte that's exactly what the federal government is trying to do.The city was awarded a federal Historic Preservation Fund grant of $24,000 that will be matched by the city with another $30,000. The money will be used to conduct a comprehensive historic resource survey. It will be the second phase of the project, with the first phase being conducted ...
  • Update: Rowan County Investigating Official's Controversial Facebook Posts

    Update: Rowan County Investigating Official's Controversial Facebook Posts

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:43:47 GMT

    Rowan County Manager Gary Page tells My Fox Carolinas county commissioners have asked him to look into controversial Facebook posts made by Rowan County Housing Authority Board Chairman Malcolm "Mac" Butner

    Rowan County Manager Gary Page tells My Fox Carolinas county commissioners have asked him to look into controversial Facebook posts made by Rowan County Housing Authority Board Chairman Malcolm "Mac" Butner

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices