In communities across North Carolina, families often live in homes that are too small. This has made combating COVID-19 a challenge for some.
The Charlotte Observer
Lack of attention to climate issues should challenge journalists to do more to define the threat of climate change in ways the public can see. Wider public understanding will build a basis for action.
After floods and multiple hurricanes, homes in Sellers, South Carolina, are plagued with mold. This mold is causing health problems for Sellers residents.
From April through September, 3,000 North Carolinians filed for bankruptcy—30% less than before the pandemic. When foreclosures, evictions and other debt collections start again—and some already have—experts worry there will be a wave of filings.
Across North Carolina, about 20 percent of homes have no internet subscription. The pandemic brought this divide into stark focus as schools rushed to migrate learning from classroom to living room.
When Jordan Schindler, founder and CEO of Nufabrx, noticed his textile business slowing down because of the pandemic, his team developed a microbial mask to save jobs and help the community. Then the federal government put in an order.