Viral video: Clerk punches would-be robber
A clerk at a gold-buying store in North Carolina punched a would-be robber in the face Friday, knocking the man out after he barged in with a gun and demanded money.
Transportation Museum chief named manager of Reed Gold Mine
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources and the Division of State Historic Sites announce the selection of Larry K. Neal Jr. as site manager of Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site in Midland.
Viral video: Woman makes amazing hockey goal, wins truck
Some folks are calling it a "miracle on ice." A 59-year-old woman who had never held a hockey stick made a nearly impossible goal, sending a puck into a tiny opening to win a brand new truck.
Top 10 fastest-rising Google searches in 2011
Technology and celebrity dominated the top 10 list of fastest-growing Google searches in 2011, but it was a 13-year-old girl and her mockable music video that rocketed to the top spot for sudden Internet interest, according to Google’s Zeitgeist for 2011.
Friends of Elvis Fan Club to hold Christmas party
Friends of Elvis Fan Club invites everyone to their Christmas party and meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Blue Bay Seafood in Albemarle.
Throwing a holiday party? How to entertain on a budget
In case you're hosting one or more holiday parties this year, here are some ways to keep your costs at a minimum, all while managing the inevitable last-minute stress.
Viral video: 'Night Before Christmas' in celebrity voices
Bill Cosby. Robin Williams. Liam Neeson. Jay Leno. These are just a few of the celebrity voices included in a comedian's rendition of "Twas the Night Before Christmas."
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Farmer to perform in MGCCA concert series
The Ashley Jo Farmer Band will perform Dec. 9, on the MGCCA Concert Series. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Haywood Event Center, 104 S. Main St., Mount Gilead.
Viral video: Bear caught on tape having 'snow day' fun
It turns out that bears aren’t all that different from us humans. They enjoy a good "snow day" too.
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