31 episodes

From general curiosities, to specific Charlotte happenings - WBTV anchor Alex Giles listens to your Good Question and gets you expert answers in this podcast by WBTV’s On Your Side Tonight.

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From general curiosities, to specific Charlotte happenings - WBTV anchor Alex Giles listens to your Good Question and gets you expert answers in this podcast by WBTV’s On Your Side Tonight.

    Is Contact Tracing Still Important?

    Is Contact Tracing Still Important?

    With at least one community doing away with COVID-19 contact tracing, we're asking Dr. Meg Sullivan, Medical Director for Mecklenburg County Public Health, if it still matters.

    • 26 min
    What goes into renaming city streets?

    What goes into renaming city streets?

    Charlotte has been renaming city streets named for Confederate soldiers and white supremacists. What goes into renaming these streets, and what kind of impact can that make on people’s lives? Dedrick Russell speaks with two community leaders about it.

    • 29 min
    Do I Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

    Do I Need a COVID-19 Booster Shot?

    WBTV anchor/reporter Alex Giles talks with Dr. Arin Piramzadian, Chief Medical Officer at Starmed, about the need for COVID-19 booster shots if you are already vaccinated, and when you might need the booster.

    • 27 min
    Where is Alejandro Castillo?

    Where is Alejandro Castillo?

    Five years ago, Alejandro Castillo allegedly committed a violent crime in Charlotte, and then vanished.  Today, he's on the FBI's Most Wanted list. CMPD's Captain Joel McNally and Sgt. Allison Rooks join WBTV anchor/reporter Alex Giles in-studio to discuss what they know about Castillo's whereabouts.

    • 24 min
    Back to School Series Part 1: Are Our Children Safe Back In School?

    Back to School Series Part 1: Are Our Children Safe Back In School?

    As the pandemic continues across the country…students are heading back to schools…

    How do we keep them safe, in the classroom? WBTV Anchor/Reporter Alex Giles talks with Dr. Daniel Donner, Pediatrician at Novant Health.

    • 17 min
    Back to School Series Part 2: Are Our Children Ready to Learn In The Classroom?

    Back to School Series Part 2: Are Our Children Ready to Learn In The Classroom?

    After a year of uncertainty - remote learning, quarantines, and masks - how do we make sure our kids are ready to get back in the classroom?

    WBTV Anchor/Reporter Alex Giles talks with Dr. Drew Polly, Professor of Elementary Education at UNC Charlotte.

    • 21 min

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