Author: Mike Jackson

Teach Finds Gun in Kindergartner’s Backpack

A teacher found a loaded gun inside a kindergartner’s backpack, sparking an investigation in Lumberton, officials said. The handgun was…

Statesville Man Arrested on Felony Drug Charge

A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Statesville man on a felony drug charge. Jose Israel Flores Jr.,…

Farmville, NC Post Office Named for Late Representative

The post office in Farmville was named on yesterday for Rep. Walter B. Jones, who served in Congress from 1994…

Rowan County Posts Highest Growth in Annual Employee Payroll

The North Carolina Free Enterprise Foundation (NCFREE) recently measured all North Carolina counties in three categories: increases in annual employee payroll, total…

A New Republican Joins the Race for NC Senate

There’s a new Republican candidate in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race, and she’s hoping her combat background and lack of…

Another Road Rage Incident, This Time in Matthews

Matthews Police say they are searching for a person accused of shooting into another vehicle on the Interstate 485 Outer…

UNC Wilmington Student Dies from Covid

North Carolina college student Tyler Gilreath, 20, an unvaccinated sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has died…

Shooting at Garringer High in Charlotte

A minor was arrested for his involvement in a shooting yesterday morning, forcing a lock-down at Garinger High School in…

Latest Covid Numbers

Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations remain under 3,000 currently. The NC Department of Health and Human Services Monday reported 2,705 people hospitalized due…

Rezoning Approved By Cornelius Planning Board

 Two rezoning requests from Martin Investments of Cornelius on behalf of Lake Norman Power Sports to permit boat sales were…