Local News
9:23 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Liz Hair Led The Way For Women In Mecklenburg Politics

Credit 1974 Observer file photo

Mecklenburg politics was pretty much a man’s world in the 1970s.  Liz Hair was a big force in changing that.  She died this week at 94. 

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Local News
4:23 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Accounting Tricks Keep MeckLINK In The Black, Out Of State Hands

The map of the state's 11 managed care organizations, as planned in October 2012, during a statewide reorganization. Mecklenburg County is the only county to run its own organization.
Credit North Carolina General Assembly

In the waning moments of a year-long battle with the state over its mental health services agency, MeckLINK, the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners has approved some accounting tricks to maintain its leverage over the agency’s fate.

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