Charlotte native and Country Day School graduate William Byron is now competing on the NASCAR Xfinity Series. Friday his team prepared the car for practice at Daytona International Speedway. Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer
County manager Dena Diorio defended her handling of the health department’s failure to notify 185 women of their test results for cervical cancer. She also announced additional staff and a three-pronged review of department practices.
Federal judges recently ruled that Republicans unconstitutionally gerrymandered two North Carolina congressional districts by race. But redrawing districts to benefit the political party in power is nothing new and has been going on for years.
The Charlotte Area Transit System wants to build three new rail lines costing $6 billion, but some experts caution self-driving cars will soon upend the transit industry, turning light-rail into a relic.