Nick Tennyson smiles after Gov. Pat McCrory introduced him as the new Secretary of the state Department of Transportation during a DOT board meeting in Raleigh on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Tennyson, the former mayor of Durham, was the interim director. He replaces Tony Tata who resigned last week.
Nick Tennyson smiles after Gov. Pat McCrory introduced him as the new Secretary of the state Department of Transportation during a DOT board meeting in Raleigh on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Tennyson, the former mayor of Durham, was the interim director. He replaces Tony Tata who resigned last week. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Nick Tennyson smiles after Gov. Pat McCrory introduced him as the new Secretary of the state Department of Transportation during a DOT board meeting in Raleigh on Thursday, August 6, 2015. Tennyson, the former mayor of Durham, was the interim director. He replaces Tony Tata who resigned last week. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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