Local News Roundup: Delta Variant Sends COVID Trends In 'Wrong Direction'; NC Urges Students To Wear Face Masks Indoors
Parents and educators have been faced with a raft of recommendations about face masks in schools. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper released new face mask guidance for public schools days after a national group of pediatricians issued its own advice on masks.
The mask recommendations came against the backdrop of rising hospitalizations and COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant.
As pressure mounted on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools over sexual assault allegations at Myers Park High School, the superintendent talked publicly about the scandal.
Our roundtable of reporters will discuss those and other top news of the week.
Alison Kuznitz, local government reporter for The Charlotte Observer (@AlisonKuznitz)
Nick Ochsner, WBTV chief investigative reporter (@NickOchsnerWBTV)