The Charlotte Observer
St. Nicks learn tricks of trade at Santa School
In Nov. 29, 2013 photo taken from video, a gold Santa Claus ring shines on the hand of "Santa" Cliff Snider during the Christmas Carousel show in Raleigh, N.C. The High Point, N.C., man has trained for nearly 20 years to give children the most authentic Santa experience possible.
Falling tree smashes Franklin school bus
In what State Highway Patrol troopers called a "freak accident," a large oak tree fell onto the engine compartment of a school bus in Franklin County early Friday.