crime

Online security: Tips to make you less vulnerable to internet theft

A marketing campaign on Facebook has been linked to a data breach of Novant Health patient information. Here’s how you can protect yourself from online threats. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This week, patients with Novant Health were told the hospital suffered a data breach through a tracking tool linked to a Facebook marketing campaign in 2020. …
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NCDOT seeking public input for bridge replacement

NCDOT is planning the replacement of the Wilkinson Boulevard Bridge, along U.S 74 and U.S. 29, over Lake Wylie. BELMONT, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Transportation is asking for the public’s input for a bridge replacement project on the border of Mecklenburg and Gaston counties.…
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I-85 crash causes major backup near Belmont

BELMONT, N.C. — A crash on I-85 southbound near Exit 27 in Gaston County is causing a major buildup around the area. The crash is causing travel delays for motorists in Gaston County. While I-85 southbound lanes have reopened, the area is seeing heavy congestion due to a car wreck.…
Entertainment

QC Happenings: 6 ways to have a great weekend in Charlotte

This weekend is perfect to explore new findings in the Queen City. See what’s happening! CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With a near-perfect forecast, this weekend is your chance to explore what Charlotte has to offer. From an epic Charlotte FC to local vendor fairs, here’s what’s happening in the Queen City.…
Food

The Dumpling Lady is opening a shop in South End

Back in May, Zhang told WCNC Charlotte she wants to open a restaurant where she can provide more Sichuan dishes to Charlotte, beyond just the noodles and dumplings. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Dumpling Lady announced Friday on Instagram that it plans to open a spot in South End.…
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Is dining out cheaper than buying groceries?

As food prices continue to rise, many people are looking for new ways to save. Could dining out be a realistic option? CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rising prices are impacting pretty much every part of our lives, but could it actually be cheaper to enjoy a night out at a restaurant than take a trip to the grocery store? …
crime

26 charged in lengthy South Carolina drug bust

Deputies said 26 people were arrested on numerous drug charges related to possession and distribution of cocaine, fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine. LANCASTER, S.C. — More than two dozen people were arrested on drug charges after a lengthy undercover operation in Lancaster County, deputies said. …
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How to celebrate Charlotte Pride this weekend

The celebration is going on all weekend in the Queen City, with plenty of ways to honor Charlotte Pride. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After a two-year long hiatus, Charlotte Pride returns to the Queen City in celebratory fashion. The highly-anticipated weekend festivities commemorate the 20th anniversary of Pride in Charlotte, and organizers say its message of diversity and acceptance for the LGBTQ community has never resonated more. …