Bank of London U.S. expansion bringing hundreds of jobs to Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Roughly 350 new jobs will be coming to Charlotte by 2026 as The Bank of London announces expansion plans for its U.S. footprint. “The Bank of London has truly game-changing and patented technology that will power the borderless economy of the future. We will be continuing to invest heavily in our technology … Read more

Remains of WWII solider identified as North Carolina man

GREEN HILL, N.C. (AP) — DNA, dental and other analyses have confirmed the identity of remains buried in Belgium as a 27-year-old World War II soldier from North Carolina who died during battle in a German forest. The Charlotte Observer reports that officials with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said in a news release Friday that Army … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers on the ground in flooded Kentucky

KENTUCKY — Dozens of volunteers from North Carolina-based nonprofit Samaritan’s Purse are on the ground in the hardest hit areas of Kentucky to help flood survivors. What You Need To Know Samaritan’s Purse has sent dozens of volunteers and two tractor trailers full of supplies from its base in North Wilkesboro to aid people in … Read more

How weather determined the target for the atomic bombs

Today, August 6, marks the anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. We all know how the cities of Hiroshima, and three days later, Nagasaki, were destroyed when atomic bombs were dropped on those areas, prompting the end of World War Two. But did you know that weather played a … Read more

Russian forces begin assault on two eastern Ukraine cities

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities, including one close to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Ukraine’s military and local officials said. What You Need To Know Russian forces began an assault … Read more

Wyndham Championship brings back memories for visitors

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wyndham Championship in Greensboro is a time-honored tradition for many people, and this year’s tournament is bringing back plenty of memories.  What You Need To Know Damian McHugh can list many reasons he’s glad to be back at the Wyndham Championship He started coming to the tournament in the 1980s with … Read more

Grandmother concerned about end of COVID-19 emergency as case numbers rise

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina’s COVID-19 state of emergency is ending in less than two weeks.  What You Need To Know A state of emergency that Gov. Roy Cooper declared two years ago in response to the COVID-19 pandemic is set to expire Aug. 15 Mecklenburg County intends to terminate the local state of emergency … Read more

‘You’re going to appreciate this’: Charms of a small town

EDGECOME COUNTY, N.C. — North Carolina’s small town populations are on the decline as more and more people flock to big cities in our state. What You Need To Know The populations of rural areas in North Carolina are on the decline Edgecombe County’s population has dropped more than 13% in the last decade Small … Read more

High school coach gets back to competitive running at big Raleigh race

RALEIGH, N.C. — Megan Mansy was a runner in college and professionally, but after two hip surgeries, she thought her days of competition were over. What You Need To Know Megan Mansy ran at N.C. State and then went on to run professionally for HOKA One One in New York The Sir Walter Miler is … Read more