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

City of Charlotte launches new hiring grant to create jobs for residents

The Thrive Hiring Grant is an incentive targeting mid-sized Charlotte businesses that are helping Charlotte residents get back to work.
By Janey Tate | September 30, 2020

Livingstone College, UNCC manage Covid-19 protocols with school reopening

Livingstone College says no positive Covid-19 cases since students returned earlier this month. UNC Charlotte reopens Oct. 1 for select in-person classes after three-week delay.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 29, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

CMS to phase-in students by grade level for in-person instruction

School board members voted 6-3 to approve a plan that would transition CMS students back into classrooms over a four-month period.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 17, 2020