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

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