A large tree fell on the fellowship hall at New Outreach Christian Center on Monday during the early after rain storm. Pastor Brenda Stevenson said that they are in need of volunteers with saws to cut up the wood. The fellowship hall serves as the area where Pastor Stevenson and members of the church feed the needy three times a week. The church is located at 3900 Gossett Avenue in Charlotte. Jeff Sinerfirstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: What you are about to see may be disturbing for some people. There is no audio on this dashcam video. Volunteer firefighter Ryan Ciampoli rescued a four-year-old girl who fell from a moving bus on Highway 65 at Harrison, Arkansas, on April 21. Ciampoli’s dashcam captured the entire incident. The girl suffered a broken jaw but is expected to make a full recovery.
On Saturday, April 22nd, and Sunday, April 23rd, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., some of the world’s best tree climbers are competing in five categories: work climb, throw line, foot lock, speed climb and aerial rescue, at the annual Tree Climbing Competition at Freedom Park. Qualifiers from Saturday compete on Sunday for the title of Master Tree Climbing Champion. On Saturday there was also a family fun climb where Professional Certified Arborists helped climbers into saddles attached to ropes secured up in the crown of the tree, and professional climbing instructors worked with each climber.
CMPD has a new approach with panhandlers. When they are arrested, rather than going right to jail they have the chance to meet with service providers who could help them. Video by Adam Bell - email@example.com. Photo by WBTV
A new approach by CMPD to dealing with panhandlers has officers bringing service providers with them when panhandlers are arrested, and seeing if they want to use those services. By Adam Bell - firstname.lastname@example.org
At Happy Hills Alpaca Farm in Union County, alpacas are being sheared for their beautiful fur. Owner of the farm, Val Hietala, has kept alpacas for 12 years. She offers classes in spinning, knitting, and felting with alpaca fiber at the farm. The other animals at the farm include sheep, goats, and a llama who keeps guard of the farm.