Hello! The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news supervisor is Emery Dalesio.
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SALISBURY — Whether you’re looking for records from Rowan County’s earliest days or the 21st century, you can find it all online. Along with issuing marriage certificates, recording land transactions and other daily tasks, the Rowan County Register of Deeds office also maintains mountains of historical records. Some of the record books are so old that pages are hardly legible. By Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post. An AP Member Exchange. SENT: 640 words, pursuing photos
DURHAM — The American Red Cross is opening a shelter for people forced to evacuate their homes after flooding caused by heavy rains that lashed across central North Carolina. SENT: 115 words. UPCOMING: 230 words by 4 p.m.
— AMOEBA-RELATED DEATH, from CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte-area whitewater recreation area plans to treat water to kill a potentially deadly microorganism and expel it into a neighboring river after an Ohio teen died of a brain-attacking microorganism. SENT: 130 words.
— WIND FARM, from ELIZABETH CITY — The largest wind farm in the southeastern United States is sprouting with its first turbine now standing over a Pasquotank County corn field. SENT: 130 words.
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