North Carolina

A new Omicron variant is causing a spike in cases in North Carolina.

Through August 31st, children ages 2-12 are able to ride the Amtrak for $5 within North Carolina.

Memorial Day Travel Expected to be the Busiest in Years

Early voting for the 2022 primary election has begun in North Carolina. Voting started today at 3 p.m. and will continue until Saturday, May 14. There are 16 voting sites in Mecklenburg County. Locations, directions, and times can be found here. If you have not registered yet, you can register and vote at the same time. […]

It’s getting warmer out, meaning you could encounter more snakes. Should you encounter a snake, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission advises you to stay calm and give the snake plenty of space. If you would like the snake to leave your yard, you can do so by gently spraying it with a water hose […]

You may have noticed that gas prices are just a tad bit cheaper than they were last week. New reports show that gas prices are slowly beginning to fall. One gas station in southwest Charlotte even saw gas prices fall below $4 early Monday morning. According to AAA, the nationwide average is now $4.25. The average […]

As things begin to heat up, we aren’t the only ones who want to be out and about. Over the next several months, you may encounter a snake. They generally aren’t a cause for concern but encounters with them can be scary. To protect yourself, family, and pets, be sure to know how to identify […]

Although some children may have enjoyed virtual learning, recent reports show it caused a learning loss for many. The North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction released its first report on learning loss due to COVID-19. The report showed that the pandemic was a barrier for many students trying to excel academically. While most students […]

Have your allergies been bothering you out of nowhere recently? Well, it may be due to all the pollen in the air. Pollen counts are increasing as we approach spring. Tree pollen typically begins in late February, meaning early spring allergy symptoms. If you suffer from allergies, be sure to keep your windows up and […]

Gas prices are up! The current average gas price in North Carolina is almost a dollar higher than the average price this time last year. The average gas price in Charlotte is currently $3.48. Although gas prices may not be decreasing anytime soon, there are some locations in the Charlotte area with cheaper prices. Read […]

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 […]

I know free money sounds too good to be true, but this is not a scam! North Carolina has millions of unclaimed cash and some of it could be yours. Each year, the law requires that money be turned over to the state when a business or other entity cannot locate the person it belongs […]