Bill McGinty, NBC Charlotte

Bill McGinty

NBC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • NBC Charlotte
Past:
  • KHOU
  • wusa9
  • KREM 2 NEWS

Recent articles by Bill:

Major problems land Ballantyne breakfast spot on restaurant report card

They had dirty pans and utensils that were marked clean, and no one knew how old the Hollandaise sauce was. Their cooler was too warm, too. That can make you sick. → Read More

Hand washing issues land popular Pho kitchen on restaurant report card

One employee washed their hands without soap, and another was handling ready-to-eat food with their bare hands. → Read More

People touching raw, ready-to-eat food without washing hands in this week's Restaurant Report Card

Others showed up for work and never washed their hands before starting their shift at the American Deli on Wilkinson Blvd. → Read More

Rules for renting your home during the 2020 RNC

Who doesn't want to make a quick buck? This area, after all, is prime real estate because it attracts big events. → Read More

Huntersville restaurant discovered to have issues with undated food on sauce, spinach, milk

This week on the Restaurant Report Card, we've got some familiar names in the mix and some scores that are just too low. → Read More

Mold and mildew inside ice cream machine on this week's restaurant report card

Wait until you hear some of the violations at the places on Bill McGinty’s restaurant report card. → Read More

Gnats, fruit flies in kitchens on this week's Restaurant Report Card

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar on John J. Delaney is a popular spot. For the last few years, it had straight As, but this week, they slipped to a B. → Read More

Amazon Prime Day officially underway

The 2-day event can be a great way to save big bucks. But how do you spot fake deals? → Read More

Get McGinty: Gaston Co. family avoids unnecessary Duke water charge

Duke wanted to charge Debbie Barefoot $250 to turn her power back on, the power Duke had turned off when things flooded. → Read More

Restaurant report card: Worker left bathroom without washing hands, began making food

This week's restaurant report card has two B's and an A, but it's the violations that matter, not just the letter grade. → Read More

Former Governor Pat McCrory says his identity was stolen while he was governor

It truly can happen to anyone at any point, even a high profile sitting politician. → Read More

Restaurant report card: Cornelius restaurant drops nearly 15 points

It’s a holiday weekend and that means you might be taking the family out for dinner if you’re not grilling at home. → Read More

Restaurant Report Card: Fruit flies creating a buzz in Charlotte kitchens

Fruit flies were spotted at two places on this week's list and one establishment was shut down over faulty kitchen equipment. → Read More

Restaurant Report Card: Food temperature is a common issue this week

This week, there were no “A” grades on the report card, all “B’s". → Read More

Get McGinty: Woman says her Dodge Caravan's headrest deployed without warning

"It's kind of like having a time bomb or a loaded gun right behind your head, you just have no idea when it's going to go off." → Read More

Restaurant Report Card: Health inspector notes major handwashing issues

An employee handled raw chicken then handled bread until someone intervened. Others were washing their gloves instead of their hands. → Read More

Restaurant Report Card: 'Overall lack of control' noted at popular Charlotte sports bar

It's hard to believe in 2019, adults can't wash their hands properly in the food service industry. → Read More

Major violations on this week's restaurant report card

This week's restaurant report card has two restaurants with B grades and one C. And these violations are things that can make you sick. → Read More

Get McGinty: Plastic that pays

If you want some perks and can pay off the balance each month, a credit card can work for you. → Read More

What you need to know about vetting a contractor

Before you hire a contractor to complete a job at home, you'll want to make sure you're getting more than simply the best price. → Read More