CIAA officials share next steps after fall season suspended
Conference leaders share preliminary operational and financial details as CIAA pushes back fall sports because of coronavirus trends.
By Katrina Louis | July 11, 2020
Sanitation workers soldier on during Covid crisis despite risks
N.C. sanitation workers voice their concerns and share how their jobs have changed during the pandemic as an essential worker.
By Aaliyah Bowden, North Carolina Health News | July 10, 2020
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