Coronavirus updates: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

COVID-19 cases top more than 400 in Mecklenburg, 1,500 across state. NC governor orders utilities not to shut down electric, gas, water
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 31, 2020

Opinion | Why is no one talking about the spread of Covid-19 in Mecklenburg’s Black communities?

With each release of new data, we see a disturbing trend that county officials have yet to acknowledge.
By Glenn Burkins | March 30, 2020

First COVID-19 death confirmed in Mecklenburg County

Public Health Director Gibbie Harris said this first death emphasizes the importance to stay at home and away from others.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 29, 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

“It got real on Monday”: Parents adjust to extended school closures

Parents share their experiences of juggling a career and kids at home due to coronavirus.
By Nakisha Washington | March 24, 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

Livingstone College student tests positive for coronavirus

A student at the historically Black college in Salisbury became Rowan County’s first confirmed coronavirus case.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 20, 2020

Coronavirus updates: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

In Mecklenburg, 35% of COVID-19 patients are Black, according to new data released by the county.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 20, 2020

Inmate dies in county jail

The 45-year-old inmate was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning, officials said.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 20, 2020

Coronavirus update: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

Starting Thursday, liquor stores in Mecklenburg will have shorter operating hours. But, that's not all.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 16, 2020