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Atrium and Novant plan a massive field hospital at UNC Charlotte to handle surge of COVID-19 patients

For weeks, local hospitals and county officials have talked about the impending swell in coronavirus cases. Now, they’re planning a field hospital at...

Children and coronavirus: Atrium Health pediatrician Dr. Lyn Nuse answers 10 questions

Worried about your children and coronavirus? The Agenda reached out to Atrium Health pediatrician Dr. Lyn Nuse with 10 questions. Below are her responses. Dr....

Keeping COVID-19 from breaking into Mecklenburg’s jail

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Charlotte grocers add sneeze guards and offer bonuses in response to coronavirus

This story was updated at 4:24 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. We will continue to update it periodically. If you’ve been to the grocery store recently, you know...

Cash Confessional: Media sales rep making $100k laid off due to coronavirus

Our Cash Confessional series, in partnership with Bank of America, takes a personal and anonymous look into how people of all ages and incomes spend their...

Nearly 300,000 N.C. residents have filed for unemployment because of coronavirus

This story was last updated at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. We will continue to update it periodically.  In a typical week, North Carolina’s...

Who’s hiring? 50 new open jobs at places like Publix, Myers Park Presbyterian Church, and Atrium Health

Who among us isn’t considering our futures right now? If you’re setting your sights on a new job, here are 50 fresh, open options. Account Manager...
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200+ Charlotte restaurants that are offering curbside pickup, delivery, and discounts

If you’re already tired of cooking and are looking for a way to support local businesses during this bizarre time, here’s a list of restaurants and...

Move over QVC, local boutique Girl Tribe offers virtual shopping experience

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Girl Tribe co-founders Sarah Baucom and Carrie Barker rescheduled their pop-up shopping event at the Charlotte...

Give a Virtual Tip

After you enjoy a meal or drink at home, send money directly to a service industry professional who has been financially affected by coronavirus.

The coronavirus generation: We became parents of a baby boy in the cradle of a pandemic

The afternoon before all this, I got sidetracked in aisle 5 by some cheddar kangaroo crackers. They’re on a bottom shelf, a long way from the eye-level...

CMS is closed until May 15. Could it widen or bridge the digital divide?

This story was last updated at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, March 30. We’ll update this regularly as part of the Agenda’s ongoing coronavirus coverage. Any new...

What’s going to happen to Charlotte’s real estate market?

Just a couple weeks ago, $300,000 homes were still flying off the market and Charlotte’s top agents were closing on multi-million dollar deals. It was...

How Charlotte childcare centers are coping with COVID-19

In response to the coronavirus pandemic restaurants and bars pivoted to delivery and takeout, and schools and workplaces move online. But there is one space...

In the midst of a pandemic, here are 12 moments that gave us hope

Coronavirus has created a lot of uncertainty in Charlotte. We don’t know how long it will be until normal life can resume, but what we do know is that...

Essay: Planning my wedding in the time of coronavirus

If you’ve ever watched the apocalyptic film Melancholia, you’ll remember the opening scene is a picture-perfect wedding reception. Despite the visual...

Charlotte hospitals are preparing for war against coronavirus

This story was last updated at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1. We’ll regularly update this as part of our ongoing coronavirus coverage. Any new information...

Events industry takes immediate hit amid coronavirus pandemic

“There are no banquets to do, no meals to cook, no rooms to clean. There’s nothing to do. … With no more than 10 people in one place, our...

Pregnancy and coronavirus: Atrium Health’s Dr. Lorene Atkins Temming answers 16 questions

Worried about pregnancy and coronavirus? Me too. My wife is 14 weeks pregnant with our third child. The Agenda reached out to an Atrium Health OB/GYN with 16...