RALEIGH -- There will be a Charlotte-area presence Saturday at the inaugural parade of Gov. Pat McCrory, a former mayor of the Queen City.
The parade is scheduled for 12:30 p.m., following the Inaugural Ceremony and Address. The parade begins at Fayetteville and Davie streets in Raleigh and follows a route north on Fayetteville Street, east on Hargett Street, and then north on Wilmington Street to E. Lane Street.
Among Charlotte-area units scheduled to participate:
-- Catawba College Marching Band
-- Richmond High School Marching Band
-- South Caldwell High School Marching Band
-- Humane Society of Charlotte
-- UNC Charlotte mascot
-- Charlotte Motor Speedway pace car
-- Cabarrus County Visitors’ Center (race car)
-- Charlotte Fire Department