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Georgia Confederate cemetery vandalized
A deputy found dozens of Confederate flags scattered on the ground. Some of them spelled out “stop racism.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 6:08 PM
Herman Cain is hospitalized with coronavirus
The 74-year-old found out Monday that he had coronavirus and by Wednesday “had developed symptoms serious enough that he required hospitalization.”
Published July 2, 2020 at 2:19 PM
There’s a full moon, lunar eclipse to go with this weekend’s fireworks
After the fireworks fly for Independence Day, the buck moon makes its debut early Sunday morning at 12:44 a.m. Eastern.
Published July 2, 2020 at 11:26 AM
Woman smacks wild horse with shovel, gets kicked
A Facebook video posted over the weekend shows the woman getting kicked after she swatted one of the horses with a plastic shovel.
Published July 1, 2020 at 6:43 PM
There are snakes that can fly and scientists now know how
Researchers have figured out how the paradise tree snake can remain airborne for so long.
Published June 30, 2020 at 5:07 PM
Valedictorian with lifetime perfect attendance earns more than $430K in scholarships
In graduating top of her class, Ashanti Palmer has racked up $430,000 in scholarships to attend college.
Published June 25, 2020 at 1:42 PM
‘Not on my watch’: South Dakota governor vows to protect Mount Rushmore
Mount Rushmore features the likenesses of former presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Published June 24, 2020 at 6:28 PM
Walmart tests ‘cashier-free’ store in Arkansas
The frontend of the store has been redesigned in hopes of making checkout faster.
Published June 22, 2020 at 6:56 PM
Yikes! Texas couple finds massive spider outside apartment door
The massive spider was spotted outside the patio door of the Texas couple's apartment.
Published June 22, 2020 at 5:43 PM
Cruise lines suspend all sailings from US ports until mid-September
Cruise Lines International Association announced Friday that it's extending the suspension of operations until Sept. 15 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published June 19, 2020 at 5:09 PM
Fauci: ‘Football may not happen this year’
The prediction comes even as the NFL and NCAA are ramping up for fall ball.
Published June 18, 2020 at 5:44 PM
Cellphone outages hit T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon customers
Cellphone outages began to increase around 1 p.m. ET on Monday and plateaued around 4 p.m. ET.
Published June 15, 2020 at 5:10 PM
Ezekiel Elliott, other NFL players test positive for coronavirus
Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott is among several NFL players who have COVID-19, according to the NFL Network.
Published June 15, 2020 at 1:09 PM
Is that a mountain lion or a monkey?: Woman catches escaped pet on video
The patas monkey was on the lam from the home of someone in the area.
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Published June 12, 2020 at 6:35 PM
‘Police activity! Birthday in progress’: Officers help woman celebrate her 100th
The Ft. Pierce Police were in a party mood this week when it was time to mark the 100th birthday of Catherine Thomas.
Published June 10, 2020 at 6:47 PM
Firefighters rescue fox cub stuck in wheel
Scottish firefighters rescued a cub over the weekend that got its head stuck in a tire rim.
Published June 8, 2020 at 10:46 AM
Teen launches ‘Flowers for Floyd’ campaign
The nationwide unrest left the 16-year-old unsettled to the point he felt he had to do something about it.
Published June 5, 2020 at 6:27 PM
VIDEO: ‘I want one more kiss’: Boy not ready to say goodbye to state trooper dad before his shift
The little boy wasn’t quite ready to let his dad leave for work.
Published June 5, 2020 at 4:24 PM
Stadium-sized asteroid will fly by Earth on Saturday
The asteroid, about 1,100 feet in diameter, is expected to miss our planet by about 3.2 million miles.
Published June 3, 2020 at 6:04 PM
VIDEO: Dog loves her mailman, greets him every day
When her postal buddy pulls up, Winnie goes nuts, barking loudly before laying down for a belly rub.
Published June 2, 2020 at 5:09 PM
June’s full strawberry moon rises Friday
The full moon peaks at 3:12 p.m. Eastern on Friday afternoon, but you won’t be able to see it until later in the evening.
Published June 2, 2020 at 11:13 AM
When there’s a pandemic, have a parade (but do it safely)
The parks and rec team took to the streets of the city dressed as a crazy cast of characters, including Scooby-Doo, Mr. Potato Head and a T-rex.
Published June 1, 2020 at 5:27 PM
TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods to reopen all stores in next month
TJX Companies temporarily closed its 4,400 locations on March 19 and began to reopen them on May 2.
Published May 29, 2020 at 1:44 PM
Hey, there’s a moose in your swimming pool
Paul Koch found a moose taking a dip in his pool Friday morning.
Published May 29, 2020 at 12:03 PM
Ohio state troopers chase runaway SUV on wild ride
A 20-year-old woman called the Washington County Sheriff’s Office saying her vehicle wouldn’t stop or even slow down.
Published May 28, 2020 at 10:10 PM
Australian zoo welcomes first koala joey since thousands died during bushfires, names it Ash
Australia’s bushfires took a devastating toll on the nation’s wildlife.
Published May 27, 2020 at 2:57 PM
Universal Orlando sets reopening date
The resort said it will begin welcoming guests again on June 5.
Published May 22, 2020 at 6:08 PM
Matthew McConaughey delivers 110K face masks to hospitals in rural Texas
The actor is out delivering personal protective equipment to rural Texas hospitals.
Published May 22, 2020 at 1:55 PM
Before and after pictures show nurse’s battle with coronavirus
The 43-year-old’s saga began in early March before any of the social distancing restrictions were in place.
Published May 21, 2020 at 1:50 PM
Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works closing stores in Canada, US
L Brands announced that approximately 250 Victoria's Secret and 51 Bath & Body Works stores.
Published May 21, 2020 at 11:04 AM
Five children, one staff member among COVID-19 cluster at Mecklenburg childcare facility
N.C. sees highest single-day increase with 2K+ new COVID-19 cases, record hospitalizations
WBTV Web Staff
Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge
COVID-19 ‘clusters’ reported at childcare facility, high school in Iredell County
Lincoln County fireworks show canceled over corornavirus concerns