Mecklenburg County bans alcohol sales after 11 p.m. in Charlotte, surrounding towns

Restrictions begin Thursday night in unincorporated parts of the county, Charlotte, Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 22, 2020

NC distributes nearly a million masks to protect farm workers, ensure food supply

Cooper lauds retailers for mask mandates, slams people who refuse to wear face coverings: 'It infringes on the life and liberty of everyone else in the store.'
By QCity Metro Staff | July 21, 2020

County mulls shutting down late-night alcohol sales in bid to tame Covid-19 spread

CDC director stays on message: Protect the vulnerable, keep bars closed, safely reopen schools.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 13, 2020

Sanitation workers soldier on during Covid crisis despite risks

N.C. sanitation workers voice their concerns and share how their jobs have changed during the pandemic as an essential worker.
By Aaliyah Bowden, North Carolina Health News | July 10, 2020

Voice actor’s message to “wear a mask” comes after losing dad and his own Covid-19 battle

George Washington III contracted Covid-19 from his dad, who contracted it while attending his mom's funeral.
By Sabrina Clark | July 9, 2020

N.C. reports 2,000-plus new Covid-19 cases in a single day, a state record

State health officials warn residents celebrating the Fourth of July to wear face coverings, avoid crowds and wash hands often.
By Glenn Burkins | July 4, 2020

Residents in Statesville homeless shelter will transition to motel living

More than 120 people live inside homeless shelters with at least one of the CDC’s identified Covid-19 risk conditions, says Roof Above.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 1, 2020

Gov. Cooper hits ‘pause’ on Phase 3 reopening; orders wearing of face coverings

Phase 2 extended until July 17 as numbers of Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to climb.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 24, 2020

Mayor Vi Lyles wants a statewide requirement for protective face coverings

In a series of tweets Tuesday, the Charlotte mayor said she has asked Gov. Roy Cooper to implement just such a requirement.
By Glenn Burkins | June 24, 2020

North Carolina reports ‘very concerning’ trend in Covid-19 cases

In addition to an increase in daily confirmed cases, more Covid-19 patients are being admitted to hospitals, state officials reported Saturday.
By Glenn Burkins | June 8, 2020