Mecklenburg County News Releases
Telling the Mecklenburg Story: County Marks Government Communicators Day
Telling Mecklenburg County’s story in a way that enhances transparency and increases civic engagement is the work of the Public Information Department and communicators across the County organization.
Office of Violence Prevention Holds Graduation for Peacekeepers Academy Inaugural Cohort
Mecklenburg County’s Office of Violence Prevention is proud to announce the graduation of its first cohort of the Peacekeepers Academy, a learning series for grassroots organizations working to prevent community violence.
Love Like That: National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in Mecklenburg County
One in three young people in the United States experiences abuse by a dating partner. In an average Mecklenburg County classroom, that’s more than 10 students.
County Awarded Grant to Sustain Local Justice System Solutions
Mecklenburg County Criminal Justice Services was awarded an additional $228,000 in a capstone grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recognizing seven years of progress toward safely reducing the local jail population while addressing inequities in the justice system.
Resident Budget Survey: What Would Make Mecklenburg County a Better Place? Your Money. Your Community. Your Voice.
Residents of Mecklenburg County have until the end of February to let us know what they think would make our community a better place. The resident budget survey for Mecklenburg County’s Fiscal Year 2024-2025 spending plan will be open through Feb. 29. It is available at Budget.MeckNC.gov.
Siemens Energy Selects Mecklenburg County for Upcoming Expansion
Siemens Energy, one of the world's leading energy technology companies, has selected Mecklenburg County for its advanced manufacturing facility to produce large power transformers. The company will invest $149,859,000 and bring 475 new jobs to Charlotte.
County’s Juvenile Crime Prevention Council Seeking to Support Organizations that Work with At-Risk Youth
The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) is now accepting applications for funding of programs that serve at-risk and delinquent youth, or otherwise under the supervision of juvenile court.
National ‘Give Kids A Smile Day’ to Serve Uninsured Children and Families
Public Health will participate in National Give Kids A Smile Day, offering free dental services to Mecklenburg County children.
Caring for Clients: CSS’s Substance Use Services Re-accredited for Three Years
Mecklenburg County’s Substance Use Services team recently earned re-accreditation for three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Public Health Recognizes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Mecklenburg County Public Health will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7. The day was first observed in 1999.