News & Announcements
County Announces Thanksgiving Holiday Closings
Most Mecklenburg County offices and services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24.
Nominations Open for 2024 Crowns of Enterprise Awards
Nominations are open for the 2024 Crowns of Enterprise Awards, sponsored by Mecklenburg County and the City of Charlotte.
Serving Those Who Served: Mecklenburg County Salutes Its 52,000+ Veterans
As the nation honors our American heroes for their military service on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Mecklenburg County recognizes and salutes our community’s many veterans for their service and sacrifice through the decades. Veterans Services can help vets and their families
County Will Fund $6 Million to Area Agencies for Opioid Addiction Treatment Work
Nearly 100 community partners, leaders and students attended this year’s Opioid Settlement Fund Update meeting on Nov. 7.
Five-Year Milestone: Three Commissioners Recognized with Service Pins
At the Board of County Commissioners meeting on Nov. 8, 2023, County Manager Dena R. Diorio presented Vice Chair Elaine Powell, Commissioner Mark Jerrell, and Commissioner Susan Rodriguez-McDowell with their five-year service pins. All Mecklenburg County employees who reach their five-year mark are awarded a service pin to celebrate the milestone, including County Commissioners.
Operation Green Light: Shine a Light in Support of Veterans on Nov. 11
Saturday, Nov. 11 is a day to honor veterans who have served and their families. To demonstrate its support on Veterans Day, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community is asked to shine a green light at home, while the Charlotte skyline is illuminated in green. It’s Operation Green Light, a national initiative to support military veterans, and raise awareness of their unique challenges and resources available from Mecklenburg County Veterans Services and other local, state and national partners.
County Announces Veterans Day Closings
Most Mecklenburg County offices and services will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, for Veterans Day.
The HOMES Program is Helping Mecklenburg County Homeowners Deadline Extended Through Dec. 15
Applications for the HOMES Program have been coming in and so far, thousands have benefitted from the support. The program provides economic assistance grants of up to $660 for qualifying homeowners.
New Ella B. Scarborough Community Resource Center: A Link Between Residents and Resources
Mecklenburg County cut the ribbon on Oct. 25 for the new Ella B. Scarborough Community Resource Center (CRC).
Mecklenburg Shapes Leaders: CSS Director Selected for ‘Leadership North Carolina’
Stacy Lowry, director of Mecklenburg County Community Support Services, is one of 56 civic and community leaders to be accepted this year into the highly selective Leadership North Carolina program. The class comprises leaders from across the state and across sectors—government, business, nonprofit, education, etc.