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 […]

Despite meat plant employees testing positive for Covid-19 and falling ill, President Trump has an “executive order that will compel the plants to stay open.  Should the meat plants be forced to stay open during this pandemic?  What are your thoughts?  

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 […]

Source: Derek Latta / GettyEarlier this month, the government issued stimulus checks to the American citizens.  Unfortunately, things didn’t go completely as planned.  While some people received their stimulus checks without a problem, others were left wondering, “Where is my stimulus check?”  Well, no worries!  If you want to know the status of your stimulus […]

Charlotte, N.C. – At Charlotte Works and NCWorks, we are fully aware that the impacts of COVID-19 will disproportionately impact people in the communities we serve who have limited resources, options and access. We are as committed as ever to being a resource for those who most need us at this time. In order to […]

Attorney William H. Harding’s legal expertise spans well over two decades. His law firm is well recognized in Charlotte, Gastonia and surrounding communities. As lead Attorney of the Law Offices of William H. Harding, he and his team are addressing two fronts; adapting to the enormous challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, which includes conducting his […]

The clergy is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic in a host of ways. While some church leaders are flouting Stay-At-Home orders issued by government officials, many members of the cloth are using alternative methods to assemble the saints, including live streaming service. For Bishop Keith Felton, Pastor of Trinity Christian Center in Charlotte, and Pastor […]

COVID-19 testing centers were rolled out by Charlotte’s largest healthcare groups this week, with specific focus on the Charlotte’s underserved and minority communities. Atrium Health is conducting testing in the parking lot of First Baptist Church – West (1801 Oaklawn Ave.) today from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  They advise anyone experiencing symptoms including fever, cough, […]