Mike Tuggle

Mike Tuggle is a writer in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Twilight of the Blue Dogs?


As I drive up I-85 from Charlotte, the gasping banking center’s gleaming buildings and New South atmosphere gradually fade from view, and cultural markers in the blue-collar town of Concord appear. Past the exit to NASCAR’s Charlotte Motor Speedway, and just past the site of the demolished Pillowtex textile mill, like a sentinel standing guard […]

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