May 29, 2024 - News

🏆 Blumey winners and other speed reads

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🌮 Tacos 4 Life, a fast-casual taco chain, will open two more locations in the Charlotte area. (CharlotteFive 🔒)

ğŸŽ­ This year's best actress and best actor in the Blumey Awards are: Concord Academy's Lainey Gaston and A.L. Brown High's Rylan Lowe. Gaston portrayed the narrator in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and Lowe played "Shakespeare" in "Something Rotten!" (Observer)

🏕 The National Park Service increased its camping fees along the Blue Ridge Parkway from $20 to $30 a night. (WSOC)

🏁 Stewart-Haas Racing will shut down its NASCAR teams at the end of the season. (ESPN)

🧚‍♀️ The Carolina Renaissance Festival is holding auditions for performers (actors, dancers, singers and stagehands) on June 15 and June 22.

🚨 CMPD seized one vehicle, made two traffic stops and issued seven citations following the reckless driving that took place during the street takeover this past weekend in Uptown and NoDa. (WBTV)

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