Amaya Turner joined WBTV September 2017 after recently relocating from Washington D.C. She was raised in Charlotte, NC after her father moved their family to the city for an opportunity to work for NASCAR. She is a proud HBCU graduate of Winston-Salem State University and American University where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in journalism. Before returning to Charlotte, Amaya lived in Washington D.C. having experience working at CBS News and NBC 4 Washington. While in D.C. she covered Supreme Court Cases, congressional hearings and state department briefings. When not working, Amaya enjoys cooking and traveling the world with her friends and husband. She has visited five continents and almost 30 countries. If you have a story idea be sure to send her an email or you can find her on Twitter.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce put together a 15-year cost-benefit analysis that estimates a net positive value of more than $188 million for South Carolina and a $3 billion impact to the region and to the state.
In a lawsuit released to WBTV Wednesday afternoon, the parents allege the child riding a special needs school bus to Ruby Elementary School was beaten almost 100 times by another student to and from school.
When Crump first sat down with anchor Jamie Boll back in August to talk about his leave of absence, he wasn’t quite ready to go public with all he is facing. Since then, he has shared more details of his journey and his gratitude for the viewers.
Charlotte City councilwoman LaWana Mayfield said on Sunday that she is not going to resign following requests for such about a post she created on Facebook questioning the authenticity of the 9-11 attacks in New York City.