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Head-on crash leaves Cabarrus County school bus in flames, troopers report

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. — A crash between a bus and a car in Cabarrus County that unfolded Wednesday afternoon left the bus in flames, according to both school district officials and the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Troopers say the driver of a Nissan with two other passengers inside tried to turn right from Lower Rocky River Road onto Morrison Road at 2:51 p.m.…
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Snow chances are back in the Carolinas

A trace-2″ of snowfall in Charlotte and higher amounts possible for parts of the Carolinas. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Snow chances are back for the Carolinas! Some areas both east and west of Charlotte could accumulate several inches of snow, but a trace to two inches of snowfall accumulation is possible for the Charlotte area as of Wednesday evening. …
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Mecklenburg health officials to update COVID-19 metrics Wednesday

Health Director Dr. Raynard Washington will be joined by officials from Novant Health and Atrium Health Wednesday afternoon. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County health officials will give an update on COVID-19 cases and vaccination data Wednesday as the omicron variant continues to drive increases in new cases and hospitalizations.…
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Are you interested in becoming an NC State Trooper?

Troop H, District 5 will be hosting an applicant recruitment session on Feb. 3. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Are you interested in becoming a North Carolina State Trooper?  On Feb. 3, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Troop H, District 5 will be hosting an applicant recruiting session at the Metrolina Regional Transportation Management Center, located at 2327 Tipton Drive Charlotte,  N.C.…
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Man dies following crash on I-485

According to the highway patrol, a Hyundai passenger car was traveling north on the exit ramp when it traveled off of the roadway to the left, struck the ditch, and a tree. Officials say the vehicle continued to travel north, struck a second tree and then caught on fire. …