Mecklenburg County News Releases

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  1. Crawl, Walk, Run: “Prenatal to 3” Plan Addresses Early Childhood Development

    A child’s health and well-being during the first three years of life affects future learning, behavior, and health. It is the most sensitive period for a child’s developing brain and body. But many families face challenges during these years. Consistent with the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners’ priority to expand services that promote early childhood development, the County has introduced the Prenatal to Three Strategic Plan which works to improve the trajectory of child and family well-being in those early years.

  2. Minority Enterprise Partners to Host Business Development Week

    Mecklenburg County-area diversity business groups, private and civic organizations, and suppliers will host a local celebration of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week Monday, Oct. 2, through Thursday, Oct. 5.

  3. Starla Tanner Appointed by Governor Cooper to the State Human Resources Commission

    On Aug. 8, Gov. Roy Cooper appointed Mecklenburg County Intergovernmental Affairs Manager Starla Tanner to the North Carolina Human Resources Commission.

  4. Mecklenburg County Hosting Touch-a-Truck Event Saturday

    Mecklenburg County Solid Waste is inviting kids and families to go to Compost Central Recycling Center at 140 Valleydale Road in Charlotte on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Touch-a-Truck event.

  5. Provide Your Feedback on the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program

    Mecklenburg County is requesting your participation in the review of the following amendments to the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program

  6. City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County to Host Corridors Connect Event Series

    Corridors Connect provides opportunities for connectivity, health and wellness, and celebration of community by turning a one-mile stretch of neighborhood street into a park for a day. 

  7. Mecklenburg County and West Side Community Land Trust Partner to Secure 32 Houses to Protect Hoskins Neighborhood

    Many homes along Hoskins Road were in a period of transition. As Mecklenburg County has been steadfast in its commitment to housing affordability, leaders learned of a unique opportunity to create a generational impact in this neighborhood.

  8. Ramsey Creek Beach Closed Labor Day Weekend Due to Elevated Bacteria Levels

    Ramsey Creek Beach will be closed Labor Day weekend due to elevated bacteria levels. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services tests water quality at the beach weekly.  We suspect the elevated bacteria is a result of the heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Idalia.

  9. Provide Your Feedback on the Draft HUD Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

    Mecklenburg County is requesting input on the FY2022-23 draft HUD Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

  10. Spotlighting Breastfeeding Awareness Month by Unveiling Lactation Room Renovations

    Mecklenburg County Public Health has been celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month with education and action. Parents and breastfeeding advocates have participated in educational opportunities throughout the month.