The worst way to start the Memorial Day holiday weekend?

Hello again everyone, it's Paul Cameron in the WBTV newsroom.

Tonight at 5:00PM—what's the worst way to start the Memorial Day holiday weekend?  No doubt, an accident that stops traffic for hours will have a deleterious effect on all of Charlotte's roadways.  I-85 is closed at Freedom drive after a hit and run and downed power lines, but could be open by news time.

Here's something else that could put a damper on your weekend plans—a possible tropical storm off the Georgia coast could move back the Carolinas by early next week.  Eric Thomas says this is one of the toughest weather events to forecast correctly.

Are your kids so addicted to texting they stay up late and then they fall asleep during class?  Our Consumer Reporter Kristen Miranda examines this disturbing trend.

Trending on Wildlife specialists believe they know where that giant snake is hiding in a South Carolina neighborhood.  Click here for the full story.

Join Maureen O'Boyle, Eric Thomas, Delano Little and me for WBTV News at 5:00 Tonight!