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CHARLOTTE, N.C. Charlotte s own Emily Maynard is set to be the next Bachelorette, US Weekly and People Magazine reported Wednesday.

Maynard, 25, broke up with Brad Womack after being proposed to in March of last year on The Bachelor, and now she s apparently searching for a new man.

The two magazines report Maynard has signed on for the show s eighth season, and production will take place both in Los Angeles and in Charlotte.

In 2004, Maynard was engaged to NASCAR s Ricky Hendrick, who later died in a plane crash while Maynard was pregnant with the couple's child. Maynard now raises her 6-year-old daughter, Ricki, in the Queen City.

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