Veterans Park in Charlotte to get fitness court

Veterans Park in Charlotte to get fitness court

First Lieutenant Joseph Finneran was shot down and killed over Romania during World War II's Operation Tidalwave, a bombing mission in 1943, where 178 planes were involved. Following the air raid, 59 planes did not return, including Finneran's.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A park in east Charlotte is getting new exercise equipment thanks to the Carolina Panthers.

The Panthers, Lowe’s and Veterans Bridge home are teaming up to build a fitness court at Veterans Park on Central Avenue.

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The county is planning a groundbreaking for the project next week.