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Feathered dinosaur tail survives 99 million years trapped in amber
A chunk of amber holds the remains of a 99-million-year old baby dinosaur.
Second officer dies in Americus shooting
According Georgia Southwester State University, Officer Jody Smith, a GSW safety officer, died on Thursday after he was shot Wednesday in Americus.
New student CMS board member is ready for her assignment
People who know Wilson said the new student board member doesn't back down and is not afraid to speak her mind. The student board member already has a strategy to get her voice heard.
Special meeting called for Friday involving Salisbury Council, Rowan Commission
Members of the Salisbury City Council and Rowan County Commission will hold a special called meeting on Friday morning.
White supremacist gang member arrested on multiple charges in Lincoln Co
Mays, according to officials, is a member of the "Bound for Glory Gang," which is a white supremacist prison gang.
CMS policy committee discusses equity for all schools
The board is serious about the changes. They believe making a policy change will force the district to accelerate things when it comes to making all schools great sooner rather than later.
Astronaut John Glenn dies at age 95
John Glenn became the fifth person in space, the third American in space and the first American to orbit the Earth on Feb. 20, 1962. He was also the oldest person to fly in space and oldest living former U.S. senator.
One person injured in tractor trailer crash on I-485 in Concord
The incident happened on I-485 at the I-85 interchange just after 2:30 p.m.
Police investigating string of church break-ins in Lincoln Co.
A string of church break-ins have occurred in Lincoln County over the past week. T
Dozens of kids shop with a cop for Christmas
It’s the kind of scene you could never get tired of seeing; dozens of kids with eyes as wide as saucers roaming around a store with $150 to spend on whatever they may like.
Report: Trump taps Carl's Jr. CEO for labor secretary
Andy Puzder, a fast-food mogul, will be the next labor secretary.
Alexander Co. man arrested and charged with sex crimes
An Alexander County man has been arrested and accused of sex crimes.