McCrory scheduled to visit Triad for tour, retreat - WNCN: News, Weather

McCrory scheduled to visit Triad for tour, retreat

Posted: Updated:
RALEIGH, N.C. -

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is meeting hometown friends and donors of a private nonprofit foundation as he visits the Triad.

McCrory was slated Friday to take one of his small-town "Main Street Tours" in the community of Jamestown. That's where he grew up after his family moved from Ohio to Guilford County.

He was also expected to wrap up participation in a retreat at the Grandover resort outside of Greensboro and put on by the Renew North Carolina Foundation. Guests paid up to $5,000 to attend the event, which featured a Thursday dinner with McCrory and a Friday policy briefing.

McCrory this week defended his participation in the retreat, saying he's doing things properly and the event is no different than other meetings with business groups.

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • McCrory coal ash bill blasted as 'step backward'

    McCrory coal ash bill blasted as 'step backward'

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:35:12 GMT
    Gov. Pat McCrory called his coal ash regulation a step forward, but a Southern Environmental Law Center lawyer disagrees.
    Gov. Pat McCrory called his coal ash regulation a step forward, but a Southern Environmental Law Center lawyer disagrees.

  • McCrory unveils plan to tighten regulations on coal ash

    McCrory unveils plan to tighten regulations on coal ash

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:54 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:54:45 GMT
    Gov. Pat McCroryGov. Pat McCrory
    Gov. McCrory unveiled a plan Wednesday to tighten regulations on coal ash.
    Gov. McCrory unveiled a plan Wednesday to tighten regulations on coal ash.
  • Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

    Cooper, other lawyers resolve NC defamation case

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:31:01 GMT
    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
    North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has settled a longstanding case with a family of Raleigh lawyers who sued him for defamation in a television commercial he aired in his campaign for the job 14 years ago.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.