Good morning to you!  It’s Tuesday, 26 June May 2018.  Hope your day is off to a good start!  John Carter of WBTV News This Morning reporting to you this morning.  Our team invites you to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM for the area’s best, most accurate, factual and compelling morning newscast.

It’s time to go to the polls in South Carolina.  Today is the special runoff election between incumbent governor Henry McMaster and challenger John Warren.  Caroline Hicks will be LIVE with details.  We’ll have more on President Trump’s visit to South Carolina to lead a rally for McMaster…as well as more details on a big rally for Warren.

A man is accused of kidnapping his girlfriend and assaulting her in captivity for days in Catawba County before she was finally able to escape and run to the police department.

An arrest has been made following a deadly shooting in Albemarle.

We have details of a Silver Alert for a missing man from Gaston County.  80-year-old Carl Irvin was last seen on Shadowbrook Road in Stanly.

A huge new distribution center is going to be bringing new job opportunities to west Charlotte.  Charlotte City Council has approved Amazon’s newest distribution center.  We’ll be LIVE with details.

We’ll have video of storm damage in Catawba County.

Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Hornets has become only the second player in NBA history to win a special award two years in a row.

Micah Smith will be LIVE in the Alert Center this morning…monitoring multiple news sources to bring you BREAKING NEWS and news just in…locally and from around the world.

Meteorologist Al Conklin will have your CERTIFIED MOST ACCURATE forecast.

Plus…Chris Larson will be keeping a close eye on traffic conditions for you.

All that and more when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.  Hope to see you then!