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  1. Fun in the Sun: Get Ready to Register for Mecklenburg County Summer Camps

    Start planning your summer by marking your calendar for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation summer camp registration. Registration for camps will open March 5-7.  

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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. 

  9. 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.

  10. 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).