Environmentalists worry that wetlands and streams are at risk from an upcoming rule change at Trump’s EPA over which waters are protected by the Clean Water Act. North Carolina legislators don’t seem inclined to step into the breach.
A hundred years before UNC’s Silent Sam controversy, Thomas Dixon Jr. wanted to erect a statue of Col. Leroy McAfee in KKK robes in Shelby in 1916. The Charlotte Observer objected, but proposed a solution that didn’t go far enough.
A Charlotte NC man aboard American Airlines flight 1549 that made an emergency landing in the Hudson River in New York after taking off from LaGuardia Airport discusses learning to travel without anxiety.