Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC) speaks during a House committee in 2019. With many families in her district possibly facing eviction in a matter of days, Adams has been calling on state leaders in North Carolina to extend the housing moratorium a month or more. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
As Eviction Moratorium Ends, 206,000 NC Households Are Behind on Rent. How to Get Help Now.

In less than a week, many of these North Carolina families could be facing eviction proceedings.

Gov. Roy Cooper speaks in March at a COVID-19 media briefing. Cooper is allowing the state's school mask mandate to expire at the end of the month, leaving the decision on masks to local school leaders.  (Image via NCDPS)
Despite Surging Delta Variant, Gov. Cooper to Allow Statewide School Mask Mandate to Expire

North Carolina state leaders will punt to local schools, but they’re recommending masks for K-8 students and unvaccinated high schoolers.

A coronavirus-proof business, the drive-in theater, in Kings Mountain, NC.
COVID Saved the Drive-In Theater. Here Are Seven in North Carolina You Have to See.

From Eden to Kings Mountain to Tabor City, a guide to the North Carolina drive-in theaters enjoying a resurgence in these germaphobic times.

US President Joe Biden speaks after visiting a mobile vaccination unit at the Green Road Community Center in  Raleigh, North Carolina on June 24, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
With 45% of NC Adults Unvaccinated, President Biden Implores North Carolinians to Get Their Shot

New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are down in North Carolina, but so is the number of new shots.

The empty halls at West Greene Elementary in Snow Hill, NC, in April. Many students returned to in-person learning in the Greene County school in April. They've been trying to make up for lost time since. (Photo by Billy Ball)
‘A Marathon, Not a Sprint’: How One Eastern NC District Aims to Make Up for Classroom Time Lost to Covid

Inside Greene County's use of federal and state COVID relief on summer camps, extended school days, and more.

A young feminine-presenting person in a rainbow cape and yellow goggles holds a hand out in invitation to the viewer. Crowds in the background appear to be celebrating.
9 North Carolina Festivals to Watch for This Summer

With COVID-19 waning (for now, fingers crossed!), North Carolina festivals are booking in 2021. Here are the ones to catch.

COVID-19 Patient
They Butted Heads on the Vaccine. Now an NC Woman Bakes for Her Sick Friend.

Their decades-long relationship grew strained over one’s anti-vaccine stance. Then NC food writer Amy Rogers learned her friend was hospitalized by COVID-19.