Who is Mark Harris? The former pastor of First Baptist Church in Charlotte, Harris’ rise paralleled the fusion of the religious right and the Republican Party. He won the 9th District congressional seat over Democrat Dan McCready, but that’s in jeopardy.
UNC Rex Healthcare has opened the Triangle’s first hospital-based food pantry for patients who may need help eating well in the days after going home. The pantry is managed by the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and stocked by Food Lion, which contributed $125,000 to get it started.