Last week was a crazy week of news regarding the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and local politics.
•FOTUS Michelle Obama will be in Charlotte for two fundraisers on March 2 at the Ballantyne Hotel. Singer James Taylor will also perform. Wanna go? Click here for details.
•The Democratic National Convention host committee announced venues for delegate and media receptions preceding the convention. The delegate receptions will be held at the following locations the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Carolina Raptor Center, The Charlotte Museum of History, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Discovery Place, Duke Mansion, Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Levine Museum of the New South, Mint Museum Uptown, NASCAR Hall of Fame, U.S. National Whitewater Center and Wadsworth Estate. There will be a media reception at the N.C. Music Factory.
•Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx announced he will not run for governor. His announcement came days after Gov. Bev Perdue’s surprise announcement that she would not seek re-election.