This popular retail shop is anticipating Black Friday to recoup lost sales

704 Shop co-owner Christopher Moxley said in-store sales decline due to the pandemic will make Black Friday even more important than in years past.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 26, 2020

Hospice service workers to provide meals for dying patients on Thanksgiving

Palliative care social worker Denise McKnight and nurse Dollie Steele are supporting terminally ill patients who may be isolated for Thanksgiving due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 25, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends mask mandate, declares NC ‘in danger’ as Covid-19 cases increase

With statewide metrics worsening and Covid-19 case counts reaching record levels, North Carolina's mask mandate will be extended until Dec. 11.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020

As NC remains in Phase 3, bar owners struggle to stay afloat

Bars like 1501 South Mint and Nick & Mike Bar and Grill are navigating extended restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | November 17, 2020

Local artists, reporters bring Covid-19 graphic novel to life

Charlotte Journalism Collaborative and BOOM Charlotte are using comic-style illustrations to retell stories of local people impacted by Covid- 19.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 13, 2020

Most CMS middle school students will return to in-person learning after winter break

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted to bring most middle school students back to classrooms in January, while some will return at the end of the month.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 11, 2020

Gov. Cooper: NC remains in Phase 3, indoor gatherings reduced to 10 people

State health officials extend Phase 3 restrictions a second time as Covid-19 cases rise and colder months ahead trigger gatherings.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 10, 2020

Phase 3 paused for three weeks, Cooper announces

North Carolina entered Phase 3 earlier this month, easing restrictions for some businesses to curb community spread of Covid-19. The phase was set to expire Friday.
By Janey Tate | October 22, 2020

‘We’re moving in the wrong direction’: NC records highest single-day Covid-19 cases since March

State health officials say key metrics are trending negatively as flu season approaches.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 15, 2020

Bars, movie theaters, amusement parks, other venues can reopen under NC’s Phase 3

State’s key metrics remained stable in September, Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday. As a result, North Carolina will enter Phase 3 on Friday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 30, 2020