Saturday morning cadets (most aged 12-18 years old) from Charlotte's MER NC 111 Search and Rescue squadron placed wreaths at the graves of veterans in Pineville's Crown Memorial Park cemetery. It was part of the National Wreaths Across America event, a day when people across the country placed wreaths in cemeteries nationwide, including Arlington National Cemetery.
On senior night, Darius Johnson, who has served four years as manager of the soccer teams at Providence High School, got to live his dream. He was in the starting lineup for one of the biggest games of the year.
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.
More than 100 high school football players from around the region braved cold and rainy conditions at Garinger High for a day of skills and competitions to hopefully jump-start or enhance their college recruiting.
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.