Manager at day spa charged with violating state’s stay-at-home order

According to CMPD, workers at the Cool Cave Spa were warned to shut down at least three times before a manager was cited.
By Dante Miller | April 3, 2020

Coronavirus updates, April 2: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

COVID-19 cases climb to more than 500; Atrium and Novant CEOs urge county to build field hospital to help with expected surge.
By Qcitymetro Staff | April 2, 2020

City of Charlotte to host small business forum about support during coronavirus

Business owners are invited to attend the virtual forum on April 3 at noon.
By Qcitymetro Staff | April 2, 2020

Too much togetherness, perhaps?

In Charlotte-Mecklenburg, police calls related to domestic disturbances rose 18 percent last month as more folks stayed home to avoid the coronavirus.
By Glenn Burkins | April 2, 2020

Coronavirus updates, April 1: What you need to know in Mecklenburg County

The rent is due but where are the stimulus checks? Money to go out in next 3 weeks, feds say. Are you eligible?
By Qcitymetro staff | April 1, 2020

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

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

As shutdown looms, Charlotte haircare workers brace for uncertainty

An executive order by Gov. Roy Cooper requiring the statewide shutdown of all hair salons and barbershops will affect thousands of Black business owners and entrepreneurs.
By Patsy V. Pressley | March 24, 2020

Richard McElrath, former school board member, dies at age 77

McElrath, representing District 2, was elected to one term, from 2010-2014. His death was announced by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 24, 2020