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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 19, 2020 — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools today announced a phased return to athletic workouts for student-athletes at CMS high school facilities beginning as early as Sept. 14, 2020. The decision to adopt a phased approach for resumption of athletic activities included input from athletic directors and principals. The input was received both before and […]

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill became the first major college to switch to online classes after reopening in person.  Students had only been on campus for one week.  Classes started in person on August 10th and has reported at least four clusters of outbreaks of COVID-19 in student living spaces.  As of […]

According to North Carolina’s health secretary, Dr. Anthony Fauci played a big role in them waiting before reopening public schools with fully in-person instruction.  WRAL in Raleigh reported that Governor Roy Cooper’s administration was leaning toward reopening schools with full in-person learning in June, but delayed the decision after a call with Dr. Fauci, the […]

The Carolina Panthers removed the statue of former owner Jerry Richardson from outside of Bank of America Stadium today for what the team called safety concerns amid the racial unrest in the country. According to a statement released by the Panthers, “We were aware of the most recent conversation surrounding the Jerry Richardson statue and are […]

One  of the Queen City’s most popular streets is getting a fresh coat of paint with the message: Black Lives Matter. More than a dozen artists and groups are collaborating with the City of Charlotte for the installation. The Mayor of Washington D.C revealed a Black Lives Matters mural leading up to the White House.  […]

32             Over the weekend, Jay-Z issued a statement regarding George Floyd via his entertainment management company, Roc Nation. In a statement that was shared to Roc Nation’s Instagram page, Jay-Z wrote, “After our very earnest conversation, thank you to Governor Walz for doing what’s right and calling in Attorney General […]

Charlotte Motor Speedway is going to host drive-in and drive-thru graduations for students at Cabarrus County high schools in June.  The speedway is partnering with Cabarrus County Schools and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to give high school seniors this first-of-its-kind commencement for the state. With the national pandemic, high school seniors have […]

Charlotte Area Fund, Inc. (CAF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was established Since 1963. “to do such things as are necessary or desirable for advancing the general welfare of the people in the area of Charlotte, North Carolina, or for educational, scientific or charitable purposes in such area”. The agency pre-dates the Office of Economic […]

Dr. Emily Cooper, Medical Director Atrium Health Biddle Point As we look to move forward from this perspective,  Atrium Health encourages the community to continue maintaining social distancing guidelines when leaving the home, for instance when going to the grocery store or pharmacy. Please also continue to seek care appropriately. As Atrium Health expands its […]

neighbors. Join Novant Health as they  partner with others in communities they serve to support wearing a mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Although masking will not replace hand hygiene, social distancing or staying home, it’s another powerful tool that can support the recovery of our communities. The steps they have  taken […]

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Urban League launched a national public messaging and advocacy campaign, The Urban League Fights For You.  The Urban League of Central Carolinas (ULCC) has adopted this campaign to Inform, Educate, and Influence their partners, and the communities they serve, to protect themselves and take action in the […]

This is the Guidance and Understanding that Your Sheriff (Mecklenburg County) was provided to help better and follow in the weeks to come according the Governor’s order. On April 23, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 135, a copy of which is attached.  This Executive Order focuses on extending safety restrictions in previous […]