Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

COVID-19

COVID cases soar upward

Virus cases are continuing to soar upward in the Piedmont Health District as local hospitals see an all-time high in COVID patients. Meanwhile, new executive ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, January 21, 2022 12:00 pm

COVID-19

COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing

Coronavirus cases are exploding across the commonwealth this week as Virginia grapples with record breaking case numbers which dwarf any previous surge. Data from the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, January 13, 2022 8:00 am

COVID-19

Cases soar on Christmas Eve

Record-breaking coronavirus case numbers and thousands of canceled flights created holiday turmoil over the weekend as the health district and country continue to face the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 30, 2021 12:00 pm

COVID-19

Virus concern mounts as winter arrives

Health officials continue to stress the importance of vaccination and boosters as the entirety of the Piedmont Health District sees an upward trend in cases. ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 22, 2021 8:01 am

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron hits VA

COVID-19 cases are trending upward in several different Piedmont Health District counties as the omicron variant is spotted in Virginia; meanwhile, The U.S. Food and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Wednesday, December 15, 2021 6:25 pm

COVID-19

Cases rising as omicron enters U.S.

Officials are continuing to heavily encourage vaccination and booster shots as local counties see large increases in their COVID-19 cases this week and more than ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, December 10, 2021 10:56 am

Education

Enrollment down across area

New data recently released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reveals public school enrollment has dropped 3.6% across the commonwealth since before the pandemic, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 9, 2021 11:55 am

COVID-19

New variant sparks concern

Local health officials are imploring residents to improve the community’s defensive line against the coronavirus following the discovery of a new, rapidly-growing variant of the ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, December 2, 2021 4:30 pm

Columns

Opinion — Making an educated decision

Last Monday, I was making baked chicken for dinner. When the oven timer went off, I pulled the bird out the oven and sliced it ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 26, 2021 5:30 pm

Local

Murals add pop of color to Southside SPCA

Fun and lively murals featuring colorful dogs, cats, puppies and kittens now line the walls throughout the Southside SPCA shelter in Meherrin. Local artist Audrey ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, November 26, 2021 12:21 pm

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