The North and South Carolina beaches have experienced seven shark attacks since June 11, with injuries ranging in seriousness from a few cuts to amputations. Swimmers can take precautions, but they can’t eliminate the risk.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the appeals court to reconsider a lawsuit challenging the 2011 law that allowed “Choose Life” specialty plates in North Carolina, but not other views on abortion rights.
As the first Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer to rise through the ranks to become chief, Kerr Putney, who was sworn in Monday, said he knows his leadership will be scrutinized heavily in coming weeks.
Coming up this week: Fireworks and international baseball at BB&T Ballpark, reading of the Declaration of Independence at Brattonsville, Todrick Hall brings his wacky characters to Queen City and Merle Haggard croons his enduring songs.
Despite our recent hot, dry weather at Heart & Sole Gardens, blackberries are ripening along creek banks and I can not resist that taste when I take breaks from pulling weeds in almost 100 degree temperatures.