Mecklenburg County News Releases

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  1. Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating Women in Mecklenburg County

    Mecklenburg County is celebrating women across the county and across the nation for Women’s Equality Day 2023. The Board of County Commissioners’ Women’s Advisory Board is hosting a free event on Saturday, Aug. 12 for women to gather and discover the stories of local trailblazers, learn about their journeys, and gain insights into the ongoing fight for gender equality.

  2. Statement from the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners on the death of Union County (NC) Board of Commissioners Chairman Stony Rushing

    The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, Chairman George Dunlap, and County Manager Dena R. Diorio, express their heartfelt condolences to the family and colleagues of Union County Board of Commissioners Chairman Stony Rushing who passed away unexpectedly yesterday, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023.

  3. Back to School Means Immunization Readiness

    As students gear up for back to school, there’s an important part that parents and caregivers need to remember: vaccines. All students in Mecklenburg County must be current with their immunizations. 

  4. Discharge of Diesel Fuel to Little Sugar Creek

    A single vehicle accident resulted in a discharge of diesel fuel to Little Sugar Creek.

  5. No Swim Advisory Issued for a Portion of Lake Norman

    A NO SWIM advisory was issued today for a portion of Lake Norman.

  6. Brooklyn Village - Redevelopment Phase I Property Sale

    On Friday, July 28, the County and BKV Phase I Development, LLC completed the sale of Brooklyn Village South.

  7. Customers Encouraged to Be Proactive About Food Safety at Nonregulated Bars

    Mecklenburg County Public Health leaders are encouraging customers of nonregulated bars to be proactive about food safety and cautious when consuming food items at nonregulated establishments. By state law, nonregulated bars, which serve limited food menus, do not require inspection by Public Health’s Environmental Health inspectors.

  8. Do the Write Thing: Meck County Students Share Experiences on National Stage

    Two Mecklenburg County students are back home after representing thousands of middle school students across our community in Washington, D.C. as National Ambassadors in the Do the Write Thing challenge. Michael Ndomateso Tadi from Coulwood STEM Academy and Aaliyah Williams-Camp from Eastway Middle School are the 2023 ambassadors of the annual essay challenge where students share their personal experiences with violence and ideas for prevention.

  9. Public Health Warning: High Temps Can Cause Heat-Related Illness

    Public Health leaders are warning residents to take extra precautions during these extremely hot days.

  10. Traffic Gardens at Schools Promote Health, Safety and Lots of Fun

    Riding a bicycle is a hallmark of the childhood experience. Mecklenburg County Public Health’s Safe Routes To School (SRTS) has capitalized on that to bring an innovative program to select Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) in public health priority neighborhoods.