Charlotte firm uncovers $3M SC taxpayer-funded construction project ‘failure’

Source:, November 2, 2023
By: Jody Barr

By the time Charles Shugart got the call about the sinkholes behind the city’s public works shop, it was too late for the city to do anything about it.

“I said, ‘What sinkhole?’ and they brought me around here and showed me this. So, then I started asking questions about why it isn’t fixed, do we have a plan to get it fixed and how did it happen,” Shugart told Queen City News Chief Investigator Jody Barr during an interview in October. Read more.

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