Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Chamber awarded $200,000 to support businesses shut down by coronavirus
Board chair says direct business entrepreneurial support and funding are part of the Chamber's new direction.
By Katrina Louis | July 9, 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
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
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library to reopen June 1 with limited service
As a precaution against the spread of Covid-19, only one library-goer at a time will be allowed inside. Here's what else you can expect.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 28, 2020