It seems like Pat McCrory has been in government forever. In 1989, he was elected as an at-large city councilman in Charlotte. In 1995, at 39, he became Charlotte's youngest mayor and remained a fairly popular one throughout a 14-year run.
That go-out-there-and-get-it mentality." Brown, the swim coach at Holly Springs High School, is one of eight coaches statewide who was recently honored by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association for making a positive difference in their athletes' lives.
Simmons has never gotten too far from Cabarrus County. Rose-Simmons is a native of Kannapolis and a graduate of A.L. Brown High School. Now she'll coach the first girls basketball team at West Cabarrus after spending eight seasons as head coach at Hickory Ridge High.
“It reminded me of my high school ... said the school would advertise the position. Porter, who is a longtime resident of Davidson County, was previously the girls basketball coach at A.L. Brown. He was also had stints as an assistant football coach ...