Facebook screenshot of the Chamber of Commerce post on stowaway bear in garbage truck.
Facebook screenshot of the Chamber of Commerce post on stowaway bear in garbage truck.
Facebook screenshot of the Chamber of Commerce post on stowaway bear in garbage truck.

Mark Price has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1991, covering beats including schools, crime, immigration, the LGBTQ issues, homelessness and nonprofits. He graduated from the University of Memphis with majors in journalism and art history, and a minor in geology.