Hello and good morning! It's Monday, September 8. It's Christine Nelson checking in with you first thing this morning. I wanted to let you know the headlines we're covering when you turn on WBTV News This Morning. We're live from 4:30-9:00 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV!!
BREAKING NEWS: There will be heavy hearts this morning at Chick-fil-A's around the country. The company's founder, S. Truett Cathy, passed away early this morning. He was 93. Details are still coming in so we'll continue to have new developments through out the morning.
HAPPENING NOW: We're live at Lake Norman this morning where the search will continue for a man who may have drowned. WBTV's Ashton Pellom is working to get more details from officials now.
We'll show you how people around Statesville and Salisbury are remembering beloved friend and businessman Don Tilley, who owned two Harley Davidson stores in the area.
Positive news on the latest American who contracted Ebola. We'll update you on the condition of Dr. Rick Sacra.
Much more news to get to this morning so I hope you will be tuning in!
See you on air!
David Tepper, the soon to be owner of the Carolina Panthers arrived in Atlanta shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday. WBTV's Ben Williamson asked him if he was excited for tomorrow. "Of course! Why wouldn't I be? For sure," said Tepper.More >>
Dozens of first responders met Monday night to debrief about what had taken place just one day earlier. Many men and women had rushed to the site of a deadly incident at the Surf and Turf Lodge in Bessemer City Sunday afternoon.More >>
Councilman Tariq Bokhari says he requested the ride-along because it was Police Week, and because of negative coverage surrounding fellow council member LaWana Mayfield's recent social media post.More >>
From a Carolinas stand point, the NFL Spring meeting is all about new Panthers owner David Tepper, but the other owners have a few more things to iron out on Tuesday and Wednesday as the 2018 season approaches.More >>
A Gaston County judge declined to set a bond for Self, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder.More >>