Flu season adds risk as Covid-19 cases increase across the state

Covid-19 cases are rising as the pandemic collides with flu season. Health experts explain distinguishing symptoms and disparities among race and age groups.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 21, 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

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

Success stories show contact tracing works, but there are few to share

Area health departments have successfully traced only a few large coronavirus outbreaks. More often, they meet resistance.
By David Boraks, WFAE | September 12, 2020

Mecklenburg detention officer dies after contracting Covid-19

The 51-year-old woman had no recent contact with jail inmates, the Sheriff's Office reported.
By Glenn Burkins | August 14, 2020

JCSU goes remote for fall semester

School officials reversed their decision to reopen campus for the fall semester due to coronavirus concerns.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 30, 2020

Mecklenburg County bans alcohol sales after 11 p.m. in Charlotte, surrounding towns

Restrictions begin Thursday night in unincorporated parts of the county, Charlotte, Davidson, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 22, 2020