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

State task force to address racial disparities deepened by Covid-19

The task force will focus on health care, patient engagement, economic opportunities, environmental justice and education.
By QCity Metro Staff | June 5, 2020

State, local officials respond to Trump’s threats to pull GOP convention from Charlotte

Officials said data and science will determine the attendance at the GOP's convention in August.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 26, 2020

Engineer and marketer gym buddies launch wellness platform, WholeBod

Searching for ways to make healthy living less expensive for themselves led Quincy Smith and Yameen Thomas to develop WholeBod.
By Nakisha Washington | May 19, 2020

County officials warn of a possible Covid-19 uptick as summer fades

Despite the health concerns, officials said that a measured reopening of the state's economy is necessary.
By Glenn Burkins | May 15, 2020

Mecklenburg County wants more people tested for coronavirus

County officials say Mecklenburg residents should expect more confirmed cases of Covid-19 as more people are tested.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 12, 2020

Small businesses navigate emotional turmoil brought on by Covid-19

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and many business owners are grappling with a sense of uncertainty.
By Nikita Allen | May 6, 2020

Pregnancy in times of Covid-19

Two Charlotte couples get candid about their pregnancy journeys as the world fights against the coronavirus pandemic.
By Crystal Marie | May 3, 2020