Bill McGinty, NBC Charlotte

Bill McGinty

NBC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, United States

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  • NBC Charlotte
  • KHOU
  • wusa9
  • KREM 2 NEWS

Past articles by Bill:

Indian Trail family says months after paying a deposit, they still haven't gotten what they paid for

A quick BBB search at bbb.org or even a Google search might save you a lot of headaches and money. → Read More

Charlotte bistro has to throw out moldy cheese during health inspection

The inspector noted the manager in charge was unaware of food storage issues. Multiple cold foods were too warm, including poultry and roast beef. → Read More

The real cost of having a baby in 2020

In 2001, a $25 co-pay could cover having a baby. In 2015, the average out of pocket cost was $5,000 and could cost well over $10,000. → Read More

Popular uptown sports bar had to throw out food during health inspection

The inspector found fruit flies and dead pests all over the kitchen, and the manager in charge had no control over critical items like employee health standards. → Read More

Roaches, employee 'bare-handing' food lead to poor health score at Charlotte deli

The Los Reyes Supermarket on Central Avenue has had multiple C-grade inspections in a row and their latest was no different. → Read More

Charlotte food stand had 'flying and crawling' insects in kitchen during inspection

This place also had issues when it comes to storing cold food at the proper temperature. → Read More

Hand-washing issues lead to poor health inspection scores in Charlotte kitchens

The inspector noted one place had no soap at the hand-washing sink, while another restaurant's employees just weren't doing it properly. → Read More

Traveling on a budget? These are the best days to book flights to save money

Sometimes you just have to go when you have to go, but if you have a choice and some flexibility, you can save a few bucks. → Read More

Health violations pile up at popular South End brunch spot

A lot of little violations led to a low score at South End's Holler & Dash. → Read More

Multiple violations found during health inspection at South End Tupelo Honey

The inspector said some ready to eat foods were missing dates to know if they were still safe and several items were being kept at the wrong temperatures. → Read More

Cockroach spotted scurrying across kitchen floor in this week's Restaurant Report Card

Charley's Philly Steaks, a food stand, was also docked because a lot of their cold food was too warm. → Read More

Charlotte restaurant had day-old food on counter during health inspection

The inspector also found an open bag of fries being stored underneath raw chicken. Those items have to be kept apart at all times. → Read More

Gross violations found in Charlotte restaurant kitchens

The health inspector noted a worker was handling trash before ready to serve food items without washing their hands. That's a major violation. → Read More

Western Carolina University’s 'Pride of the Mountains' to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Western Carolina University’s “Pride of the Mountains” is one of the largest college marching bands in the country with more than 500 members. → Read More

Western Carolina University’s 'Pride of the Mountains' to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Western Carolina University’s “Pride of the Mountains” is one of the largest college marching bands in the country with more than 500 members. → Read More

Charlotte restaurant worker was stirring rice with paint stick during inspection

The health inspector noted a dirty ice machine, as well as the chute where ice fills customer's cups. And three varieties of chicken were being kept too cool. → Read More

Who has the best online grocery shopping and delivery in Charlotte?

We placed random orders on random days to test each store's system for ease of use, accuracy and fees. Neither is perfect, but who came out on top? → Read More

Charlotte restaurant had 11-day-old chicken salad in the kitchen

An employee at Los Arcos in north Charlotte was handling fish with bare hands, which is a big no-no. They also had a dirty ice machine, the inspector noted. → Read More

Bojangles' worker wiped sweat from face and didn't wash hands after, inspector says

There were some critical health violations on this week's report. We're talking about stuff that can really make you sick. → Read More

Charlotte cafe had shrimp thawing in standing water

One place had several employees knocked for personal cleanliness and another had to close temporarily for a broken water heater. → Read More