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Brigida Mack leaves ‘Good Day Charlotte’

Veteran local news anchor Brigida Mack signed off for the last time as a member of the Good Day Charlotte morning newscast. The Charlotte native shared last week that Friday was her last day on WJZY.

Local News
Nearly 4,000 air purifiers being install...

Nearly 4,000 air purifiers are being installed in the ductwork of 53 North Carolina prisons in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Local News
Demand For COVID Vaccinations Overwhelmi...

As cases surge in North Carolina demand for vaccinations is overwhelming. People 75 and older began receiving shots Wednesday from area hospitals and health departments. The demand overwhelmed vaccination clinics.

Local News
Five movies set in North Carolina to watch on New Year's Eve

No plans for New Year's Eve? No problem. Here's a list of movies that are set in North Carolina and great to watch while bringing in the new year.

News
Contentious Charlotte Street project mov...

A project set to demolish 13 historic homes and replace them with new residential and commercial development is moving forward.

Local News
NC headliners: 46 statewide events & pro...

Here's our latest wrapup of upcoming conferences, contests, workshops, application deadlines and socials happening across North Carolina in December and January. Most events are now held online d

Local News
CMPD Investigating Third Homicide In Less Than 24 Hours After Wom...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg detectives say 28-year-old Herbrea Keels has been identified as the gunshot victim in the fatal northeast Charlotte shooting.

Local News
Bi-Partisan Bill Would Designate Virgini...

The Great Dismal Swamp goes back centuries as a refuge for Native American tribes and enslaved Black people.

Local News
First look at busy Feb. across NC: Envir...

Plenty of technology and life science events and deadlines are on tap for February. Here's the latest roundup.

Local News
Auditorium At Theatre Charlotte Significantly Damaged By Fire

Another blow to an organization already deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Theatre Charlotte tells WCCB their auditorium was significantly damaged by a fire that broke out around 2am on Monday,

Travel
NC among new ‘tech hotspots’ as IT worke...

North Carolina is becoming a top relocation spot for techies fleeing big metros in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Just ask Jason Caplain, partner at Bull City Ventures.

Business
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State Articles
Run One of These 3 Holiday-Themed Virtua...

Work off those quarantine pounds while still having fun—by participating in one of these holiday virtual races.

Wellness
General Mills Releases 'Buddy the Elf' Cereal

Let's stick to the four main food groups for breakfast—candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup!

Products & Promotions
Two-Headed Snake Found Inside a North Ca...

Jeannie Wilson of Taylorsville, North Carolina, discovered a two-headed rat snake in her house. Shortly after, she found a "forever home" for it with a snake wrangler.

News
New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's th...

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

TV
Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

National News
NFL Week 4 Wrap-Up: Cowboys... We Need t...

With the NFL working around COVID diagnoses of notable players like Cam Newton and a multitude of Titans personnel, we see the Cowboys struggle and Houston's coach is fired.

Sports
H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of ...

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minutes

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
NFL Week 3 Wrap-Up: Seahawks Fly While R...

With Russell Wilson proving he is the MVP front-runner, the empty stadiums are shedding light on which teams are elite and which teams need assistance.

Sports
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
There's an Actual Scientific Way to Perfectly Melt Cheese on Toas...

After extensive research, chemists have cooked up the perfect formula in the lab.

Recipes
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

Home & Garden
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National Articles
New Music Review: Top 5 Songs Released J...

It's our weekly music review: 5 new songs released; 5 new songs reviewed. Check out our reviews and see if there are any new songs to add to your playlist.

Music
VIDEO: Brave Photographer Chases Away Po...

In recently resurfaced footage from 2018, a photographer is setting up a shot in a desolate landscape when a curious polar bear wanders a bit too close. But, the photographer doesn't seem to bat an eye at the animal, instead, he causally shoos and chases the bear away.

World
New National Mask Mandates Extend to Interstate Travel, Federal B...

Keep that face covering handy! A set of new presidential orders is enacting a national mask mandate for all interstate travel on public transportation, federal buildings, federal land, and other federal sites.

National News
Discover This Instagram Account That Sha...

Rachel Hunt Steenblik's Instagram account "Tiny Kindness" shares small stories of people helping one another out: because "Kindness isn't tiny."

Wellness
Top 5 Tips for How to Clean Your Closet

"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find that fun, and ... SNAP! The job's a game!" Mary Poppins taught us well. Here are 5 tips to live by for 2021.

Home & Garden
X Games Aspen 2021: Full Lineup of Events and How to Watch

The X Games Aspen 2021 take place from Friday, January 29, through Sunday, January 31, at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Despite not having spectators in 2021, this is a can't-miss event!

Events
Make Meals Inspired by ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘...

Looking for ways to get the kids interested in cooking? CozyMeal has you covered with these pop-culture fan favorites.

Entertainment
Top 5 Tips to Occupy Your Child at the D...

Nobody waits better than a 5-year-old. Nobody. (For those of us in the real world, these tips are real lifesavers.)

Wellness
PEBBLES Cereal Is Celebrating Its 50th Birthday in 2021

Whether you enjoy Cocoa PEBBLES or Fruity PEBBLES, you just might receive a birthday gift from PEBBLES.

Products & Promotions
Vermont Chicken Hatches and Continues to...

A Silkie chicken hen sat on a duck's egg until it hatched. The duck is still living with the chickens.

Lifestyle
Godiva Chocolate to Close All US Stores

The famous Belgian chocolates will be available online and only at select retail stores. All retail Godiva stores in North America will close by the end of March.

National News
You Can Now Pre-Order an Inauguration Day Bernie Sanders Bobblehe...

The Bernie Sanders meme took the Internet by storm. Now, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has recreated the meme as a bobblehead. Be sure to pre-order yours today!

Local Culture
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