For nearly three decades, WBT Hall of Fame and North Carolina Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame host, John Hancock, has been the spearhead of an annual giving effort to bring holiday joy to thousands of kids. Referred to at the station simply as “The Bike Drive,” the event has resonated deeply with WBT listeners […]

by Sharon Thorsland Wow, it’s been a week for the Panthers. They lost to the Rams, traded away disgruntled receiver Robbie Anderson after his sideline tantrum, and then sent star running back Christian McCaffrey to the 49ers. For Panthers fans, that one really hurts. But as CMC himself said following the firing of Matt Rhule, […]

The following is an urgent warning from Radio One about a scam involving some of its radio station properties. With the advent of social media, these scams are on the rise, and Radio One, an Urban One company, wants its listeners to be educated, advised, and on the alert for these scams.

Wall Street Journal writer and author of Visible Hand Matthew Hennessy joined Brett Winterble to talk about the inspiration for his book on economics for beginners, what he hopes readers will take away from his book + his take on if the market can be managed and what happens when people try. Purchase Hennessy’s book […]

"They run into the fire, grab the people that are in there, and pull them then back out through the fire to safety."

WBT's cybersecurity expert and CEO of Fortalice Solutions Theresa Payton answers your tech questions. Anything from Apple updates to the latest on protecting your vaccine identity. The former White House CIO covers it all during her hour on the Bo Thompson Morning Show on Wednesday. 

Another student has been charged with bringing a gun to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school. According to police, the incident happened Monday at West Charlotte High School. No further details were provided by CMPD. In just 17 days of class, this marks the eighth weapon— seven guns and a knife— to be found on school property.

North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell talks with Bo Thompson about NC employment issues, local area government solvency, and information about the benefits of the state's ABLE program.

WBT's auto expert Tom Blocker takes a look at a competition of a gas powered vs. an electric vehicle on a long trip. The JD Power quality survey results are out, and a car company rumored to be attempting to create its own fuel. A lot going on in the auto industry this week. 

The travel site named North Carolina as their top state with the most hospitable hosts, according to internal data collected over the past year. The Tar Heel State was complemented for having a noticeable southern charm, including an Asheville property named Lucky W Cottage which received over 530 5-star reviews from visitors.