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Thousands line NC streets, overpasses to see Rev. Billy Graham’s motorcade

The procession arriving in Charlotte.

Adults and children stood behind wooden barricades and yellow tape, police officers saluted, and admirers captured the moment on cellphones along the route. Fire trucks parked on overpasses along Interstate 40.

Pallbearers, followed by family members, carried the coffin into the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, which will serve as a backdrop for the evangelist’s funeral.

Franklin Graham said he was fulfilling a promise to take his father’s body to Charlotte. He said was overwhelmed by the “outpouring of love we are seeing as we travel.” Continue reading “Thousands line NC streets, overpasses to see Rev. Billy Graham’s motorcade”

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Florida shooting: NC Republican apologizes for ‘communist Democrats’ comment | News & Observer

A North Carolina lawmaker is apologizing for what he called a “clumsy” comment about “communist Democrats.”

Republican state Rep. Larry Pittman of Cabarrus County near Charlotte sent an emailed apology to his fellow lawmakers on Saturday for a public comment he made on Facebook.

In the Facebook comment on another user’s post, Pittman speculated about the school shooting in Florida on Wednesday. A 19-year-old is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder following a shooting rampage with an AR-15 rifle that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

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Julia Menkhaus, Noah Henderson, Ben Scott Lead NC 3A States Psych Sheets

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February 8th marks the beginning of a weekend of high school championships in the state of North Carolina, in which six team champions will be crowned. Continue reading “Julia Menkhaus, Noah Henderson, Ben Scott Lead NC 3A States Psych Sheets”

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Charlottesville releases 2018 real estate reassessment

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The Charlottesville City Assessor’s Office has completed the 2018 reassessment. Of the 15,040 taxable properties, residential parcels increased by an average of 6.7%. Commercial properties (including apartments, retail, Continue reading “Charlottesville releases 2018 real estate reassessment”