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Past articles by Rachel:

Born and raised in North Myrtle Beach, Vanna White is a Southern girl at heart

When she's not spending quality time with her family, she's filming episodes of Wheel of Fortune with Pat Sajak. → Read More

She's bringing the crown home to the Queen City. A one-on-one with Miss USA

Charlotte attorney Cheslie Khryst wowed the nation at last week's pageant with her dedication to her career and community. → Read More

Charlotte teen chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy

15-year-old Jasmine Bell, an East Mecklenburg High School student, is heading to Disney World as a Disney Dreamer. → Read More

Charlotte Symphony director to conduct Royal wedding

"It's a great honor to be asked and it's a great thrill to do it." → Read More

Putting grocery curbside pickup to the test: Harris Teeter vs Walmart

Don't have time to hit the aisles inside the grocery store? No need to fear, you can simply point, click and shop from the comfort of home or work with curbside pickup options. → Read More

Man delivers acts of kindness to those in need via Amazon

One man has come up with a genius idea of how to use Amazon's "Prime Now" to its fullest potential. → Read More

Local woman raises money for PTSD families after husband commits suicide

While Christmas can be a joyous time for people surrounded by loved ones, it can also be a time spent reflecting on loved ones lost. This year, that is settling in unexpectedly for one South Carolina family. → Read More

New YMCA program aims to keep teens off the streets at night

Three locations in Charlotte area offering kids free access to the YMCA in an effort to build relationships between teens and police officers. → Read More

New technology eases anxiety for breast cancer patients

A Charlotte doctor is one of the first in the area to use a new technology to treat breast cancer patients that not only eliminates hospital time, but also makes patients much more comfortable. → Read More

New bill aimed to curb misused opioid abuse in NC

Chances are when you get surgery, your doctor is going to prescribe you some type of pain killer. Chances are you'll have some leftover, but what are you doing with those leftovers? → Read More

Group collecting books to help children read during summer break

It's called 'Brain Drain' or 'Summer Slide' and it's what happens when kids leave school for the summer, never open a book while on break and lose up to three months of reading gains. → Read More

Women wear black dresses for important cause

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's the ultimate women's wardrobe staple: a little black dress. → Read More

Salisbury man to compete in NBC's American Ninja Warrior

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Doctor by day, ninja by night. → Read More

Media savvy moms talk child internet security

Between work, school, and a social life, families are surrounded by social media and electronics nearly all the time. → Read More

N.C. state budget has local educators on edge

If no money is allocated for TA's in the budget, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools could lose as many as 500 employees in classrooms. → Read More

'Day of Action' rally held outside Kerrick trial

Ferrell supporters hold 'Day of Action' outside Kerrick trial → Read More

Man who fell in 8 ft hole: "I'm hurting"

A Charlotte man who was rescued after falling into an 8-foot hole Wednesday morning says he doesn't remember anything about the accident. → Read More

Publix warns of fraudulent Facebook coupon

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Publix grocery stores are warning customers to beware of a fake coupon making the rounds on social media. Several customers have already seen it in their newsfeed, Facebook friends sharing a link for $100 off your purchase of $120 or more. Publix says it's a scam. It's called click bait. Tom Bartholomy with the Better Business Bureau says, "They want you to take that bait, oh… → Read More

Business leaders head to Raleigh to voice concern over I-77 toll

LAKE NORMAN, N.C. -- Dozens of Lake Norman business leaders have exhausted their options over the I-77 toll lanes and want their voices heard by Governor Pat McCrory. They say the state did not do an economic impact analysis on the toll lanes project, which could result in an estimated $10-$20 billion productivity loss over the course of the 50-year contract. Business owner John McAlpine says… → Read More

Charlotte paramedic helps victim during shark attack

Charlotte paramedic helps teen during shark attack on Oak Island → Read More