Mayor Dan Clodfelter

Charlotte Talks
9:00 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter

Mayor Dan Clodfelter
Credit Tom Bullock/WFAE News

 Monday, October 20, 2014

Charlotte Mayor Dan Clodfelter has been in office just over six months, tasked with regaining trust in the aftermath of the Patrick Cannon corruption scandal.  We talk to Mayor Clodfelter about that and many other issues including control of the airport. 

History
10:08 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Mayor Opens 50-Year-Old Time Capsule And Finds A Soggy Message

The Park Terrace movie theater sign announcing the opening of the time capsule from its grand opening on May 11, 1964.
Tasnim Shamma

Fifty years ago, Charlotte Mayor Stanford Brookshire buried a time capsule in front of the Park Terrace movie theater in South Charlotte.

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Crime
12:52 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Council Approves Purchase Of Body Cameras For CMPD Officers

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department headquarters in uptown Charlotte.
Credit Tasnim Shamma

 Charlotte police officers will be adding another piece of equipment to their uniforms: body cameras.

Charlotte city council members voted to allow CMPD to purchase new body cameras for some of its officers.


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Politics
5:57 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

James Mitchell Withdraws From 12th Congressional District Race

James Mitchell and supporters held yard signs at a special city council meeting on April 7 announcing the selection of Dan Clodfelter as the new mayor of Charlotte following Patrick Cannon's resignation. He was being considered for the position. He announced he is no longer running for congress on April 14.
Credit Tom Bullock

 Less than two months after officially filing to run for Congress, former Charlotte city councilman James "Smuggie" Mitchell says he is no longer a candidate for the 12th congressional district seat.

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