CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - TODAY is the deadline to have your child vaccinations up to date, or he or she will not be allowed in class tomorrow. According to district policy, a parent or guardian is supposed to present a certificate of examination by the first day of class. However, the district gives students a 30 day grace period.
Under North Carolina law, there are two ways that students can be exempt from having those shots. Ashton Pellom will be LIVE with details.
Bank of America shareholders are expected to make a big decision about the company today. During a share holders meeting in Charlotte today,
they will decide if CEO Brian Moynihan should remain the chairman, according to our news partners at the Charlotte Observer. Many shareholders have said the dual role leads to less oversight. The meeting is expected to start at 10 a.m. at the Bank Of America auditorium.
This morning we are still working to learn the name of a toddler who was found dead at the bottom of a pool in Lenoir. Caldwell County investigators say they had trouble finding the 2-year-old yesterday because the algae in the pool was so thick they couldn't see through the water.
Investigators are still working to find out how the toddler got into the pool, but they believe it was an accident.
Looking ahead, Pope Francis will arrive in the US today for a nearly week long trip to three cities. One of his stops includes a possible meeting with a teacher whose firing made national headlines. The White House has invited Margie Winters to help welcome the Pope tomorrow.
Winters says she lost her job this year at a private Catholic grade school outside Philadelphia over her same-sex marriage.
A deputy from South Carolina who was seriously hurt in a crash two weeks ago has died. The Chesterfield County Sheriff says Deputy Cubie Shields was off duty riding a motorcycle on West Market Street in Cheraw when a woman crashed into him. It's unclear if she will face any charges.
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