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For the Culture: Highlighting the struggles facing students and teachers of color

Carlo Dawson, an English teacher at South Pointe High in Rock Hill is entering her 20th year in education. To call it a struggle would be an understatement. ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carlo Dawson, an English teacher at Rock HIll’s South Pointe High School, is getting set to enter her 20th year in education, a milestone that’s marked by the headstone of normalcy as she once knew it. …
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Tesla cameras capture shocking crash on I-77 in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A drive down I-77 south just outside of Uptown turned into a caught-on-camera moment for one motorist who witnessed another car crash underneath a tractor-trailer truck. Driver Ben O’Morrow said the crash happened late Monday morning near the I-277 interchange.…
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Virtual job fair for youth in Charlotte happening May 5

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The City of Charlotte will be hosting a virtual job fair event Wednesday, May 5 starting at 5 p.m. for youth ages 16 to 24 who are seeking job opportunities.  Youth will have a chance to meet employers and hear about jobs that are available.…
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'They have nerve' | New Indy Containerboard requests emissions increase as odor investigation continues

The EPA has brought in experts and specialized equipment to help in the odor investigation. CATAWBA, S.C. — Political leaders in the Carolinas criticized New Indy Containerboard after they said the company asked South Carolina regulators to increase emission limits at its Catawba plant despite the facility being blamed for a strong, rotten odor affecting thousands of people in the region.…
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Monroe domestic violence shelter needs your donations

According to a 2020 study conducted by The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, domestic violence reports have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Carolinas are no exception. “If you want a tangible visible display of resilience and the human spirit you will find it here,” Jessie Lindberg, the executive director of Turning Point, a 42-bed domestic violence shelter in Union County, said.…