State offers guidance for restaurants as Phase 2 announcement expected

Gov. Roy Cooper expected to announce that Phase 2 of state's reopening plan begins Friday.
By Katrina Louis | May 20, 2020

Beatties Ford Road library branch gets new name

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library renames branch in honor of Allegra Westbrooks, the first African-American public library supervisor in North Carolina.
By Katrina Louis | May 3, 2020

City of Charlotte partners with LISC to offer relief grants for micro businesses

Grant applications open Monday for businesses with fewer than five employees that are located in Charlotte's opportunity corridors.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2020

NC public schools closed for rest of school year, Cooper says

Gov. Roy Cooper extended N.C. school closings and unveiled a $1.4 billion Covid-19 relief package proposal.
By Katrina Louis | April 24, 2020

OMB Director Michael Bryant promoted to assistant county manager

The N.C. Central University alum will oversee Mecklenburg County's financial services. He replaces Mark Foster, who is scheduled to retire in June.
By Katrina Louis | April 23, 2020

City of Charlotte creates hub for small businesses open during pandemic

The City launched its Open for Business initiative to support local small businesses open during the Covid-19 pandemic and throughout the recovery.
By Katrina Louis | April 17, 2020

Gov. Cooper issues NC stay-at-home order

The executive order goes into effect on Monday at 5 p.m. until April 29. Mecklenburg County's stay-at-home order remains.
By Katrina Louis | March 27, 2020

Curly Neal, JCSU alum and Harlem Globetrotter, dead at 77

Neal was inducted in the CIAA Hall of Fame in 1986 and the N.C. Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.
By Katrina Louis | March 26, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends school closures through May 15

Governor Roy Cooper says he's not ready to give up on school year, but statewide closures are necessary to prevent spread of coronavirus.
By Katrina Louis | March 23, 2020

For Black Marriage Day, Charlotte couples share lessons in love and marriage

Each March, the national initiative puts a spotlight on marriage in the Black community.
By Katrina Louis | March 22, 2020