Weekend roundup

Weekend Roundup: Charlotte to see solar eclipse, officers injured at S.C. prison

Local

3 officers injured after altercation at S.C. prison

After a disturbance inside a jail in South Carolina, three officers have non-life threatening injuries, and everyone is accounted for at the Kershaw Correctional Institution. WSOC-TV reported that one of the officers was treated for stab wounds. You can read the full story here.

Total solar eclipse headed our way

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Towns in North Carolina are gearing up for a rare sight as a total solar eclipse is coming Aug. 21. The Carolinas are expected to get at least 90 percent coverage from this solar eclipse, with Charlotte getting 98 percent coverage. You can read more about it by clicking here.

National

Tensions rise between North Korea and U.S.; Pence visits South Korea

Vice President Mike Pence is on tour of South Korea and made a visit to the Korean Demilitarized Zone on Monday. His visit is in part to calm tensions that have been growing after President Donald Trump sent a fleet of warships to the Korean peninsula. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, on a day of celebration, said the country will test nuclear weapons whenever it pleases, increasing tensions with the U.S. You can read the latest on this by clicking here.

Sports/Entertainment

Knights go 0-3 against Norfolk over the weekend

After having an explosive opening weekend against the Norfolk Tides, the Knights got swept on the road. Quiet bats and three errors on Sunday’s game sealed their fate against Norfolk. You can read more about the team’s weekend by clicking here.