Stories tagged: "Reopen NC"

Protesters associated with the controversial 'Reopen NC' group in Raleigh in April. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
Controversial ‘Reopen NC’ Group Demands Gov. Cooper’s Impeachment

A controversial group of protesters advocating for a full reopening of NC gathered in Raleigh Wednesday to demand the impeachment of NC Gov. Roy Cooper.

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I’m a Teacher. We Are In No Way Prepared To Open NC Schools In August.

North Carolina leaders must set clear rules, not recommendations, for reopening public schools. And then fund those mandates.

For the past three years, the U.S. has been in a public health emergency because of COVID-19. It ended today. (Image via NC DPS)
The NC House Wants to Reopen Bowling Alleys and Skating Rinks Despite The COVID Surge

On a vote mostly split along party lines, the NC Senate passed a bill to reopen bowling alleys and skating rinks earlier than Gov. Roy Cooper has planned.

Kevin Rivera, barber at Midwood Barbers in Charlotte, cuts hair in late May while wearing a mask. Masks are required in personal care businesses like salons, but NC is considering a mandatory mask rule in all public spaces. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
‘Reopen NC’ Founder Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Masks. She’s Wrong.

Polarizing protester questions value of face masks, although epidemiologists agree masks could play key role in slowing spread of coronavirus.

Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday said some local governments in North Carolina can begin easing mask mandates.
‘The Disease is Spreading’: Gov. Cooper Strikes Grim Tone As COVID Cases Spike

On NC’s highest day yet of new lab-confirmed coronavirus cases, Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday that “concern is growing” about the state’s worsening trends.

City Councilman Braxton Winston makes his first public appearance in late May after being arrested the previous night during a protest. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
Roundup: After Police Clash With Demonstrators, Charlotte Cuts Tear Gas Funding

Charlotte votes on police tear gas funding. Plus: Bar bill veto to get override vote. And Gov. Cooper orders Alamance County racetrack closed.

Last month in Raleigh, 450-500 protesters associated with ReOpen NC marched around the state Capitol. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
‘Stay Home NC’ Founders: We Shut ‘Reopen NC’ Out of Our Facebook Group. So Should You.

'Reopen NC' seized the headlines with their protests of social distancing. But here’s why some social distancing proponents say they should be ignored.