Marshall Terry

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Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication. Outside of radio, he loves listening to music and going to see bands - preferably in small, dingy clubs.

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Three of Sunday nights’ Grammy Award winners have North Carolina connections.

UNC-Chapel Hill history professor William Ferris was among the winners for Best Historical Album for “Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris.”

The town manager and finance officer of Landis resigned Thursday, the same day an investigation into allegations of criminal activity regarding the town’s finances was announced.

In a release, Mayor Mike Mahaley said he and members of the Board of Aldermen directed the Landis Police Department to open an investigation into allegations about town finances earlier this week.

"In the early stages of that investigation, police uncovered substantial evidence of possible criminal activity," Mahaley said in the release.

Kannapolis Intimidators

The Kannapolis Intimidators are looking for a new name and they want the public to help them.

The team yesterday launched its “Branded New By You” campaign, in which community members can suggest new nicknames for the Class A franchise. The change will include a new logo and mascot and will coincide with the team moving to a new stadium in downtown.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center
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Charlotte city council Monday night will again take up the possibility of switching from two-year to four-year terms. It’s on the agenda for a strategy session beginning at 5 p.m.

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Durham singer-songwriter Jon Shain placed first in the solo or duo category at last weekend’s International Blues Challenge in Memphis, a contest organized by the Blues Foundation that features around 200 acts from around the world.

Shain’s win came with a $2,500 cash prize and, more importantly, exposure. He says he’s overwhelmed by the number of gig offers he’s now receiving. 

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CMPD has launched a new task force focused on what it calls organized retail theft.

The department announced the formation of the Organized Retail Crime Task Force Wednesday. It’s comprised of detectives in nine divisions across the department and is led by Lt. Rob Sprague.

The Republican National Convention will utilize the Spectrum Center in uptown Charlotte.
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Rappers J. Cole and Meek Mill will headline performances during the 68th NBA All-Star game in Charlotte in February.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is launching a new marketing campaign Friday with a slogan that reads 'This is Wells Fargo.'

It includes a new logo with a sleeker version of its trademark stagecoach and will appear in print, broadcast and online.

The bank says the campaign is designed to rebuild trust with its customers.

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A driver died after she collided with a parked truck in west Charlotte Wednesday afternoon.

CMPD says Sandra Jackson, 62, hit the back end of a Freightliner flatbed truck that was parked on West Boulevard near Billy Graham Parkway around 2:30 pm. Police say the truck was unoccupied and had been parked in the right lane for about an hour and a half with its flashing lights on when the wreck occurred.

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A Mecklenburg County judge declared a mistrial in a murder case Thursday after a member of the jury went into premature labor as deliberations were set to resume.

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A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a woman in southwest Charlotte more than 20 years ago.

CMPD says Nathaney Davis, 43, was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping the woman, then 23, in June of 1995.

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The man considered the heart and soul of the Carolina Panthers defense will not be returning to the team next season.

In an emotional video posted on Twitter last night, Thomas Davis said the Panthers on Monday told him they were going in "a different direction at the linebacker position" and will not be re-signing him.

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Updated: 5:25 p.m.

CIAA officials cited an array of reasons why the association has decided to move its annual tournament to Baltimore and out of Charlotte beginning in 2021, including because of complaints of price gouging at hotels in the city.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has confirmed a student was shot Monday afternoon after getting off of a school bus in west Charlotte.

Police say that the shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. near the intersection of Tuckaseegee Road and Timberbrook Drive.

Charlotte city council Monday night approved the hiring of a new city attorney, who provides legal advice and representation to city officials on a range of issues.

Patrick Baker is currently the city attorney for Durham, a role he’s held since 2008. Prior to that, he was Durham’s city manager for four years.

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The start of the spring semester at Johnson C. Smith University has been delayed two weeks while mold is cleaned in some dorms.

A man posing as a minister was arrested after trying to smuggle drugs into the Scotland County Detention Facility in a Bible.  

Winston-Salem city skyline.
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The city of Winston-Salem has asked the group that owns a Confederate statue at a downtown intersection to remove it by the end of the month or face possible legal action.

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Research led by UNC’s school of medicine has led to a new treatment for peanut allergies that could be available next year.

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Union County commissioners will vote Monday night on a resolution calling on the State Board of Elections to certify the results in the 9th District Congressional race.   

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