Federal trucking safety rules aren’t being enforced, says Jackie Novak

On Oct. 24 last year, an 18-wheeler driven by Rouman Velkov plowed into a line of nine cars on I-26. Jackie Novak lost her son that night, who was in one of those cars. “Jackie Novak’s case is unusual in that it asks the FMCSA to better enforce its own rules and, as an afterthought, [asks it] for money,” writes a trucking-accident attorney.

Pardee on? At what expense?

Pardee physicians, some of them, are urging the Henderson County commissioners to allow Pardee Hospital to expand into north Henderson County and into Lake Lure where they can compete with Park Ridge Hospital for market share. This might be good for business, but … I am concerned that Pardee might overextend itself, should it move […]