Memorial Day Weekend Safety & Outdoor Reports

Segment 1, May 30th, 2024

Charlotte Douglas International Airport expects 220,500 passengers to depart & arrive during the 2024 Memorial Day holiday.  This is a 21% increase from last year.

The Coca-Cola 600 is taking place this weekend in the Charlotte-area this weekend & Landsford Canal State Park continues to celebrate the world’s largest bloom of the Rocky Shoals Spider Lily. in Chester County, SC.  Also, the first Saturday in June ends the Delay of Delayed Harvest & people will be able to keep trout on those popular waters.

Segment Highlights:

  • Don’t Drink & Drive / Don’t Drink & Boat
  • Officers will be checking sobriety on the roads and on the water
  • Preserve Your Life by Checking your Life Jacket & Floatation Devices when around water.
  • They can help improve chances of survival during accidents

Jesse Brown’s is the local outdoor store of Charlotte & the sponsor of the Carolina Outdoors.