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  • 4th annual Burlington Mini Maker Faire takes place Saturday

    4th annual Burlington Mini Maker Faire takes place Saturday

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Maker Faire is coming back to Burlington. The fourth annual Burlington Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine at Holly Hill Mall and Business Center in Burlington. The Burlington Mini Maker Faire is a day-long festival in celebration of the growing Maker Movement. The event is free and open to people of all ages (children, teens, and adults). It will feature many exhibits and activities […]

  • Wow! Watch a huge pit road fire break out during NASCAR race

    Wow! Watch a huge pit road fire break out during NASCAR race

    RICHMOND, Va. — A huge pit road fire broke out during Friday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway and it was all captured on video. USA Today reported that it happened as Brendan Gaughan stopped on pit road for service and an inferno suddenly erupted at the rear of his car. The fire was quickly put out and two crewmen and a member of another team were taken to a hospital to be evaluated.

  • ‘Keep Pounding’: North Carolina toddler gets special delivery from the Panthers

    ‘Keep Pounding’: North Carolina toddler gets special delivery from the Panthers

    HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — A 2-year-old North Carolina girl with an undiagnosed medical condition got a surprise package from the Carolina Panthers telling her to “keep pounding.” WLOS reported that Makayla Riley is a toddler from Hendersonville who has had a hard couple of years. When Makayla was just six months old, her parents, Michael and Stacey, realized something was wrong with her. “Her shoulder goes up and her head goes down and then it would stay there for a few seconds. […]

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    Batman gadgets confiscated at North Carolina airport

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three bat-shaped weapons known as batarangs were confiscated at Charlotte Douglas International Airport this week, according to the Transportation Security Administration. WSOC reported that a batarang is a throwing weapon used by comic book vigilante Batman. It gets its name from looking like it’s half bat and half boomerang. In addition to the batarangs, the TSA seized nationally 57 firearms and other contraband at airports.

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    What is North Carolina’s greatest natural wonder?

    The United States has some of the most incredible natural wonders in the world. Yahoo! Travel recently posted an article featuring a state-by-state guide of the country’s natural wonders. What’s North Carolina’s greatest natural wonder? Pilot Mountain, according to the article. The following was written about Pilot Mountain: Pilot Mountain, in the northwestern region of the state, is a unique mountain peak rising 2,421 feet above sea level in the Blue Ridge Mountain Range. Made up of metamorphic quartzite, the […]

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    Winston-Salem police searching for missing man

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are searching for a missing man who was last seen on Monday. Kadeem Williams, 22, was last seen Monday during the evening hours at 5050 Split Rail Circle. He was reportedly traveling to Greensboro with a friend. Williams has not made contact with friends or family since April 20. The Winston-Salem Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in providing any information that may assist in locating Williams. Anyone with information can call (336) […]

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    ‘American Idol’ winner from North Carolina to kick off tour

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Season 13 American Idol Winner Caleb Johnson has announced his first-ever headline tour which is set to begin Saturday, May 2nd with a hometown show at Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina, according to WLOS. The tour will wind throughout the Southeast during the month of May. Prior to the tour kick off, Caleb will perform his new single, “Fighting Gravity” at the Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 11 and will perform at […]

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    Well-known family restaurant in High Point to close

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A well-known family restaurant in Guilford County is closing on Saturday, according to The High Point Enterprise. The owners of the Golden B Restaurant in High Point have decided to retire, according to the paper. They said they will miss the customers. “Our lease was up, and mom and dad were just ready to move on,” said restaurant co-owner Millie Bocholis. “We’re going to miss High Point. We’re going to miss the customers. They’re like family […]

  • NC mother outraged after autistic boy comes home bloody and bruised

    NC mother outraged after autistic boy comes home bloody and bruised

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina mother is outraged after her autistic son arrived home from school Thursday with a bloody gash on his forehead, a bruised nose, and a cut on his lip, and the only notice she received was a hand-written note, according to WTVD. “All I saw was a big bruise on his head, red, dripping, nose dripping, and I backed away from the bus and started crying. He can’t talk. I don’t know if he’s hurting, […]

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    Eastern Alamance High School student airlifted after crash

    MEBANE, N.C. — An Eastern Alamance High School student was airlifted to the hospital after a crash involving another vehicle, according to Trooper Christopher Knox. William Gerringer, 17, of Mebane, was flown to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill on Friday morning with non-life-threatening injuries. Knox said that Gerringer was driving to school in a 2005 Ford Mustang on Mebane Rogers Road when he tried to turn left onto West Lake Trail. He was hit by a woman driving a 2007 Chrysler […]

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    Here is every movie scheduled by Disney for the next 2 years

    LAS VEGAS — At this week’s Cinemacon, Disney revealed its film lineup through late spring 2017. Mashable’s Christina Warren shared the snapshot she grabbed during the event. Better shot at Disney's 2015-2017 slate. #cinemacon http://t.co/XESizFue6Q— Christina Warren (@film_girl) April 22, 2015 Here is the lineup with release dates, compiled by The Daily Dot: Avengers: Age of Ultron – May 1, 2015 Tomorrowland – May 22, 2015 Inside Out – June 19, 2015 Ant-Man – July 17, 2015 Bridge of Spies – […]

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    Things to do this weekend: BBQ Capital Cook-Off, Mebane Dogwood Festival

    Looking for something to do this weekend? The BBQ Capital Cook-Off takes place in Lexington and the Mebane Dogwood Festival is taking place in Alamance County. The BBQ Capital Cook-Off takes place from 5-10 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday. in in historic Uptown Lexington (at 207 East 3rd Avenue). Ribs, chicken, brisket and pork will be served at the event and live music will be featured. Admission to the BBQ event is free. The 27th annual Dogwood […]

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