Top 5 WBT Stories From 2019

January 02, 2020 - 3:22 pm

It's a new year and time to take a look back at the top 5 WBT news stories from 2019.

Number 5

Panthers fire Ron Rivera as head coach.  During a disappointing 5-11 season, Panthers owner David Tepper let Rivera go after a loss to the Redskins. Rivera finished at 76-63-1.

Number 4

A special election was held for an open seat in US Congress for NC Distict 9. WBT hosted a debate among the GOP candidates.

Number 3

Charlotte reaches 108 murders in 2019, the highest total since the early 1990's.

Number 2

The impeachment of President Trump.

Number 1

Long-time radio voices on WBT, Newsman John Stokes and Afternoon Host John Hancock retire.

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