Top Charlotte news: Worker dies while fixing power pole; teen's artwork raises money for food bank

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By Hoodline - Published on June 25, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Charlotte.

Worker catches fire, dies while fixing power pole after crash

A worker with Duke Energy was at the scene fixing the wires connected to the downed power pole when suddenly the person caught fire, according to reports.

Read the full story on WNCN.

Charlotte teen sells artwork to raise money to help food bank 

Emily Welborne, 13, is turning her talent into a way to help others struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story on WCNC.

Preservationists working to save historic Black-owned grocery store from demolition

In 1921, Jim Patterson built a neighborhood grocery store on Booker Avenue in Washington Heights. His store was known originally as Jim Patterson’s Grocery and later as The Little Booker Store.

Read the full story on WCNC.

Workouts put on pause even longer as NC gyms remain closed

Gold’s Gym and its four Charlotte-area locations have remained closed for more than three months.

Read the full story on WCNC.

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