Mary Newsom

Journalist (North Carolina)
A lifelong journalist and observer of city life in the Charlotte region and beyond, with a focus on urban design, sustainable development, growth and city planning.

Links: @marynewsom | Bio | (Current as of: October 3, 2019)


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When eviction looms, landlords have lawyers. Now more tenants do too.

Mary Newsom
Charlotte Observer
September 30, 2019
Thanks to Mecklenburg County funding, once or twice a week lawyers from Legal Aid of North Carolina’s Charlotte office wait outside eviction court to assist tenants. Today, half a dozen lawyers are available. The next two hours will probably determine whether Diaz and Pat lose their homes within a few days.



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