While some COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, others are still in place. Charlotte Area Transit System officials reminded riders that masks are still required onboard until May 3rd. The mandate applies to all passengers and is in compliance with federal TSA requirements. Although the county-wide mandate was repealed by the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners effective February […]

Starting today, March 7, masks are optional on CMS buses and other school transportation. The decision follows the vote by the CMS Board of Education on Feb. 22 to make masks optional in CMS facilities. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services StrongSchools Toolkit reflects the CDC guidance that masks no longer be required on […]

UNC Charlotte says that masks will be optional inside the classroom starting March 7. On Feb. 25, The UNC System issued guidance that all campuses within the system make face masks optional in indoor settings effective March 7. Masks will no longer be required in classrooms or other academic spaces. Those who are unvaccinated or […]

Mecklenburg County’s mask mandate will be ending Saturday, Feb. 26. The decision comes after the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners voted to end the indoor mask requirement during Wednesday’s meeting. The public health rule went into effect last August following the surge of the delta variant. Will you still be wearing your mask? Read the […]

Mecklenburg County leaders will vote on whether or not to drop the current indoor mask mandate during Wednesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting. Mecklenburg County Health Director Dr. Raynard Washington is expected to recommend that the mask mandate be dropped. The vote will follow after Washington’s recommendation. The mandate has been in effect since August, following the […]

As some states begin to lift mask mandates, school mask requirements are now in question. North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore announced Friday, Feb. 11 that Republicans are planning to propose new legislation that would get rid of mask requirements in schools. Currently, mask rules are up to local governments and school boards. Mecklenburg County […]

As parents, we are concerned about our children’s safety, especially when they are out of our sight. With rising covid cases and students making their way back into the classroom, there may be even more concern. Here are a few tips to keep your children safe and relieve some of your worry: Talk to your […]

Science has proven that wearing masks in public helps to reduce the transmission of Covid-19.  However, there are some people who either don’t believe in the evidence or they simply don’t care.  In addition, on Thursday, a judge denied an order that would require Lincoln County Schools to mandate masks.  Click here to read more. 

Well, it seems like the days of wearing masks are almost behind.  According to Dr. Fauci, mask mandates can be relaxed if we continue to see decreases in Covid-19 infection rates.  I don’t know about you, but I’m on the fence.  I’m tired of wearing the mask, but I’ll do whatever I have to do […]

Do you work in the construction industry and need a mask?  Marand Builders is looking out for the construction industry and is distributing 100,000 masks to subcontractors.  So, stop by Marand Builders located at 4534 Old Pineville Road in Charlotte, NC, this Friday, July 31st from 9 AM until 3 PM and get your free […]