Local News Roundup: Pat McCrory Runs For Senate; Barringer Gets A New Name; Update On COVID-19 Vaccinations
On the next Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup:
The list of candidates for Richard Burr’s U.S. Senate seatis growing, now including former mayor and local radio talk show host Pat McCrory. We’ll talk about the field of candidatesthat has assembled.
This week, City Council provided details about how it plans to fund the arts in Charlotte after it announced earlier this year that it would no longer send money to the Arts & Science Council.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is spending nearly $900,0000 onairquality improvements for several schools in the district. That news came in the same week that it was announced that commencement ceremonies would be in person this year. Also, a new name for Barringer Academic Center, and no more taking temperatures upon entry at CMS schools.
Mike Collins and our roundtable of reporters delve into the week’s top news on the Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup.
Mary C. Curtis, columnist for RollCall.com, host of the RollCall podcast “Equal Time” and contributor at WCCB-TV
Jonathan Lowe, anchor/ reporter for Spectrum News
Steve Harrison, WFAE’s political reporter
Joe Bruno, WSOC-TV reporter