Ninety-nine of North Carolina’s 100 counties received a boost to the amount of coronavirus relief funding they received for each public and charter school student, leaving just Mecklenburg County out of the “low-wealth” supplemental funds for education.
North Carolina’s prisons will not accept offenders from county jails and will dramatically reduce the transfers of offenders within the prisons for the next 14 days, effective at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7.
For the first time in its history, NC IDEA, a foundation that provides seed grants to startups, will accept private donations to grow its ability to funnel money to promising young companies across the state of North Carolina.
Scammers are already positioning to exploit North Carolina residents as they receive stimulus checks as part of the federal coronavirus response, Attorney General Josh Stein told Carolina Public Press in a phone interview.
The number of people at the Federal Correctional Complex in Butner who have tested positive for the coronavirus surged dramatically over the weekend, the director of Granville and Vance counties’ public health department said Monday.
The Carolinian, the train that Amtrak and the N.C. Department of Transportation operate daily between Charlotte and New York City, will be suspended starting Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said he would not be releasing “low-risk” inmates from the county detention center like sheriffs from Buncombe and Haywood counties have done to prevent the spread of COVID-19.