Stories tagged: "COVID-19"

Practicing what she preaches, NC's Margot Rossi wanders in the NC woods. (Image submitted by Rossi)
Between COVID and the Election, We Need to Chill. A NC Yoga Instructor Tells Us How.

Feeling overwhelmed with coronavirus and election stress? Yeah, we are too. Here are some tips on how to unplug and breathe.

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NC Teachers’ Group: If Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, Lawmakers Should Too

The NCAE blamed GOP lawmakers in Raleigh and DC for more than 27,000 jobs lost in NC schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at an early voting site located at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The stadium is typically the host for the Carolina Panthers, but it's one of many larger venues that opened up for early voting to help out during the pandemic. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
New Reports Show North Carolinians Are Breaking Voting Records

With 12 days remaining to Election Day, state data show a startling surge in absentee voting and early voting in NC.

Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of NC DHHS, listens to Gov. Roy Cooper speak during a press conference about the state of coronavirus in North Carolina in Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Image via NC DPS)
COVID is Resurgent in NC. Here’s What NC Officials Say Must Be Done to Slow the Virus.

As NC extends Phase 3 of coronavirus protocol, Mandy Cohen pleads for patience, says she's yet to meet a new niece.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., left, talks with a staff member as Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett testifies during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Tillis and other GOP senators have been criticized for taking up a speedy Barrett confirmation without a coronavirus relief package in hand. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)
NC Workers Rip Tillis for Dropping the Ball on COVID Relief: ‘We Have Been Forgotten’

With federal lawmakers and Thom Tillis stalled over coronavirus relief, NC workers impacted by the pandemic say they can’t wait.

House Speaker Tim Moore, left, and Senate Pro Tempore Phil Berger in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Keep the $325, NC General Assembly. Spend It on Safe Classrooms.

With NC schools lacking infrastructure for a safe reopen during coronavirus, a teacher says lawmakers’ $325 payout to parents is misguided.

Between the lawsuits and post office delays, it's hard to know what to do about absentee balloting in NC. We've got everything you need to know here. (Image via Shutterstock)
How Post Office Delays and Lawsuits Impact Absentee Voting in NC

Between postal delays and court cases, there's a lot to follow. But we’ve got everything you need to know about absentee voting in NC here.