Surprise farewell appearance for cancer stricken commissioner

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

Tonight at 11:00PM—a heart tugging moment at the Mecklenburg County Commission-- board member Neil Cooksey, who just entered hospice care on Friday, made a farewell appearance at tonight's meeting.  His presence brought many to tears.

Remember the JetBlue pilot who frightened his passengers by running down the aisle shouting about terrorists?  Turns out, a judge won't send him to jail.  Find out why at 11:00.

How did Rep. Becky Carney's accidental vote cause the override of the governor's veto?  The answer is as controversial as the fracking bill she helped approve.

From Manteo to Murphy, Andy Griffith's admirers are lamenting his death.  The television icon who put the fictional Mayberry on America's map, is remembered by his adopted home town.

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Join Molly Grantham, Eric Thomas, Leah Rubertino and me for WBTV News at 11:00 Tonight!