Weekend News Quiz – March 12

Last week 82 percent of quiz takers knew that SouthPark mall agreed to let Knights of the Razor stay for […]
By Bethany Lane | March 12, 2021

Hemp is a hot crop, so why are so few Black farmers growing it?

Despite the challenges of growing hemp, the business can be a rewarding one for farmers. One North Carolina program is trying to encourage and support more Black farmers in the industry.
By Jodi Helmer, Carolina Public Press | March 12, 2021

Police make arrest after kidnapping in uptown parking deck

The victim, a woman in her 20, told police she was walking to her car when a man with a knife tied her up.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 11, 2021

Cooper moves up vaccine availability for people with chronic health problems

Eligibility for those in Group 4 will begin March 17. Those living in prisons, group homes and other congregate facilities also will be eligible.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 11, 2021

What’s good on TV; a guide for Black viewers – Mar. 11

This week we are talking about "The United States vs. Billie Holiday," "Ginny & Georgia," "Coming 2 America," and "Amend: The Fight for America"
By Jonathan Limehouse and Bethany Lane | March 10, 2021

CMS board votes to allow more in-person learning days for students

The decision comes as county health officials report a significant decline in the number of new Covid-19 cases.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 10, 2021

New guidance on life after vaccination

New Centers for Disease Control guidelines offer looser rules for vaccinated North Carolinians.
By Christian Green, Carolina Public Press | March 9, 2021

CMPD wants to identify man who opened fire inside a Walmart store

The incident was captured by a surveillance camera inside the southwest Charlotte store.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 9, 2021

As Covid-19 cases decline, 3 millennials hope for better days

While hopeful that conditions will continue to improve, neither is willing to take unnecessary risks.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 9, 2021

Low Covid-19 vaccination rates reported for N.C.’s Hispanic residents

Only 2.5% of all vaccines administered in the state have been delivered to recipients who identify as Hispanic, state data show.
By Christian Green, Carolina Public Press | March 8, 2021