Good morning it's Christine Nelson! So much to tell you about on this Wednesday, May 30. WBTV News This Morning is on from 4:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Harris Teeter has to be on high alert this morning. There was yet another robbery at one of its locations in south Charlotte and shots were fired. Are the robberies connected with the others that have happened in the last several days? Was the same M.O. used? So many questions we're getting answered after working our contacts overnight. WBTV Cam Man Ron Lee is live with the report.
Plus, there will be more grieving students at Myers Park High School after a freshman was killed in a bicycle accident. We'll tell you how Charlotte Mecklenburg School officials will be helping students and staff cope today.
Also, a local legend of music, who has been called an ambassador of culture and heritage in North Carolina, has died.
Don't forget to stay through our 6 a.m. hour for all new stories!
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Provided to WBTV by Livingstone College: There is an often quoted saying by Livingstone College President Jimmy Jenkins, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Dr. Jenkins says he also believes a role-model can serve that same purpose by giving his students an example of someone who took the right pathway to a better life.More >>
Statesville police say investigators were searching a wooded area behind the 1100 block of Mahogany Road when "investigators discovered what appeared to be a deceased person buried in a rudimentary grave site."More >>
Weekend rain gave those battling the blaze in Pisgah National Forest a much-needed boost, officials said.More >>
The executive director of a group that recruits sporting events to the area said Tuesday that the NCAA has given North Carolina 48 hours to make changes to House Bill 2 or else the state will lose NCAA events through 2022.More >>
Jennifer Williamson posted a video to Facebook on Sunday that shows a TSA agent thoroughly patting down her 13-year-old son for about two minutes. She said her family spent about an hour at the checkpoint and missed their flight.More >>