According to U.S. News and World Report, at least 21,000 National Guard Troops from across the country have been called into the nation's capital. About 300 of them from North Carolina after the call for extra hands on deck. Cooper initially sent 200 troops north to help secure the ground around the Capitol.
“Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas,” Apple said in a statement. “We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation, and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon as possible.”
In the six-day span, Republicans had a net loss of 2,137 registered voters across The Tar Heel State. Out of those, a majority went towards claiming a no party status. "More than 2,400 of those people switched to unaffiliated with 262 moving to the Democratic Party," the report said.
"This time of doing a presidential transition is always incredibly stressful," Payton said. "But I cannot imagine the ongoing consternation of trying to keep with what official accounts are still active and need to be managed and also preserved. And then which ones are banned and what does that mean?"
An 8-1 vote to stay with the district's current format and keep all-remote learning until at least Feb. 15. Under the current set of guidelines, middle and high school students would return to class on Feb. 22. with teachers coming back days before to prep for in-person instruction.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School board had an emergency meeting and voted 8-1 to continue remote learning for several more weeks. Many CMS schools were scheduled to resume in-person learning next week. The action was taken on the recommendation of health officials as they watch the increase of viral spread.
The longtime radio host and "Charlotte's beloved" sat down with Bo Thompson to give an update on his post-retirement journey, along with recently becoming an amputee due to a diabetic infection. On his first interview since the life-changing surgery, Hancock went into detail about losing his foot and what that has meant for his current quality of life.
Many Charlotte museums are closing in response to the directive from Mecklenburg County’s health director Gibbie Harris. Levine Museum of the New South, both Mint Museum locations, the Bechtler Museum of the Modern Art, The Harvey B. Gantt Center all announced closings.
About 6,851 new Coronavirus cases are up by less than 1,000 from 5,936 on Monday. The totals are roughly half of the record 11,581 new cases reported Saturday across the Tar Heel State. At least 636,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.
According to the report, "The Charlotte metro area grew by 5.83% between 2014 and 2018 due to net migration alone." They also noted that the city "rounds out the top 10 most desirable places to live, with many U.S. residents expressing an interest in living there compared to other places on the list.