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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church gears up for annual Greek Festival

The tents are empty on Thursday as the staff and volunteers set up shop, but about 10,000 people are expected to circulate in and out over the course of the festival!

Upsides, downsides for Smollett, city in looming fines fight

A brewing battle over Chicago's demand that Jussie Smollett recoup the city more than $130,000 for an investigation into his report of a racist, anti-gay attack and the "Empire" actor's apparent determination not to pay it could ultimately land in a civil court, where a jury could have to answer the question that was supposed to be answered in criminal court: Was the attack staged or not?

Prosecutors abandon criminal case against Jussie Smollett

Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett say charges alleging he lied to police about attack have been dropped.

R. Kelly case poses challenge: Separating artist from anthem

When the recordings of the basic track arrived in Detroit from Chicago, Paul Riser Sr. knew it was time to get to work. But the orchestral arranger also knew he had something special to work with.

R. Kelly released from jail after payment made

R&B singer R. Kelly walked out of a Chicago jail on Saturday, shortly after someone paid $161,000 that he owed in back child support.

Luke Perry, heartthrob on ‘90210,’ dies at 52 after stroke

Actor Luke Perry, best known for roles on Beverly Hills 90210 and Riverdale has died, his rep has confirmed to multiple sources.

‘Who’s The Boss?’ star Katherine Helmond has died

Actress Katherine Helmond, an Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress who played two very different matriarchs on the ABC sitcoms "Who's the Boss?" and "Soap," has died, her talent agency said Friday. She was 89.

R. Kelly ordered jailed on $1M bond at Chicago hearing

R. Kelly was ordered jailed on $1 million bond Saturday at his first court hearing since the R&B star was charged with sexually abusing four people, including three minors, in a case that seemed likely to produce another #MeToo trial involving a celebrity.

UNCW Film Studies graduate’s work nominated for an Oscar

A student who graduated from UNCW in 2006 with a bachelor of arts in film studies has been nominated for an Oscar.

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Meet Tabitha “Too Shoes”: a two-legged dog with a big heart

She may be small, she may be different, but that doesn't stop her from encouraging people to vote.

President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Robeson County Fairgrounds

This comes shortly after Trump declared his support for a bill that would federally recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Health department issues order banning church’s in-person events after COVID-19 outbreak

Mecklenburg County leaders have issued an order barring the church from holding in-person gatherings for the next two weeks.

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas singer and songwriter, dies at 78

Walker died Friday of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years.