Novant doctor says younger people are being admitted to hospitals with Covid

Forty-seven is now the average age of Covid patients admitted to Novant facilities. That's down significantly from earlier this year.
By Glenn Burkins | July 21, 2021

County manager expresses concern as Covid vaccination rates stall in Black and brown communities

As vaccination rates decline, county officials reach out to communities of color where the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a disproportionate toll.
By Sarafina Wright | July 14, 2021

District Attorney: No quick fix for state court system hit with Covid delays

Thousands of cases are awaiting trial at the Mecklenburg County courthouse
By Sarafina Wright | June 9, 2021

State offers $25 gift cards for Covid-19 vaccine recipients and drivers in four counties

Officials announce pilot incentive program for adults to receive vaccine in Guilford, Mecklenburg, Rockingham and Rowan counties.
By Laura Lee, Carolina Public Press | May 25, 2021

New SBA funding for restaurants opens next week

Priority will be given to owners who have been socially or economically disadvantaged.
By Maria Ramirez Uribe, WFAE | April 27, 2021

West Charlotte student uses pandemic hurdles as fuel for college dreams

The National Student Clearinghouse reports that historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, have seen a decline in enrollment since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | April 20, 2021

Community vaccination clinic announced for Saturday

Health officials at the event with administer the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
By QCity Metro | April 13, 2021

Under a Covid cloud, Charlotte pastors prepare for Easter with messages of hope

The pandemic will force some churches to forgo in-person worship for a second straight Easter.
By Sarafina Wright | April 2, 2021

Let’s seize this disruptive moment in our schools to be a little more disruptive

If we have learned anything over the course of the past year, it is that work and school are not places.
By Dr. Ross Danis | March 30, 2021

Cooper increases occupancy limits, lifts curfew for on-site alcohol consumption

The governor's executive order will go in effect on Friday at 5 p.m.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 24, 2021