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Wednesday in Charlotte: Commissioner Scarborough dies, CMS pitches projects, Meck. Co. tornado and more
Mecklenburg Commissioner Ella Scarborough became Charlotte City Council's first Black member in 1987, representing District 3 until 1993.(Courtesy of Mecklenburg County) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) This Wednesday, May 25 Roundup comes to readers with a heavy heart as we report the death of 75-year-old Mecklenburg County Commissioner Ella Scarborough after battling failing health conditions.
Queen City Roundup 1/20: NC truck flip kills 2 Marines, GOP votes to delay primaries, state hits 20K COVID deaths
The NC State HIghway Patrol said 19-year-old Louis Barrera was driving a 7-ton truck like this when it flipped, killing 2 Marines Wednesday(Patrick Smith/Flickr Gallery per Wikipedia)
Queen City Roundup 1/13: CMPD handcuffed CMS teacher, NC hospital record broken, state's substitute solution
The ongoing surge of COVID-19 infections filled over 4,000 North Carolina hospital beds on Wednesday, the most seen during the pandemic(Nathan Howard/Getty Images) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Good morning, Charlotteans. It is Thursday, Jan. 13, and here's what every resident of the Queen City needs to know until tomorrow.
Queen City Roundup 12/23: Crash kills CMPD officer, Christmas COVID-19 testing, Kwanzaa in Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Mia Goodwin died when she was hit by a car on Interstate 85 on Wednesday morning.(Steven Weiss/Twitter) Hey there, Charlotteans. It is Thursday, Dec. 23, and tomorrow is Christmas Eve, so there won't be a Roundup. But today's collection of headlines is a bit longer to help carry you through the weekend, which includes the first day of Kwanzaa. We'll tell you how to celebrate the African-American cultural event and where to learn more about its history with local events over the next week.