Good afternoon Maureen O'Boyle here in the WBTV newsroom.
Students had to change out of their clothes after possible exposure to mercury at a Lenoir elementary school. Not a typical Wednesday at Whitnel Elementary!! Right now agents from the EPA are headed this way from Atlanta to examine the school. This all started after a small vial of mercury broke this morning. Some kids were taken to the hospital to be checked out. We've got your best coverage of the ordeal live from the scene at five!
Is a New York Times Bestseller really too risqué for local libraries? One local librarian says absolutely! We're looking into why the Gaston County library doesn't want "50 Shades of Grey" on its library shelves tonight at five!
Cyber criminals are using Skype as a way to get to your personal information! Skype is a great way to feel close to the people we love who are far away…but you've got to be careful. Kristen Miranda is making sure we all know how to protect ourselves!
Slight chance of pop up storms tonight!! Meteorologist Kelly Franson is keeping a close watch on Power Doppler Radar Network. We'll let you know if things start poppin'!
Trending on WBTV.com: University of North Carolina President Emeritus William Friday, 91, is in critical condition at UNC Hospitals. Click here for the full story.