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Alexa Massey, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Columns

COLUMN — Free yourself from things

I recently stumbled upon an illustration online that likely originally came from The New Yorker. In the drawing, an elderly man was standing in front ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:17 pm

Education

New African American history course available

Area high schools now have the option to offer an African American history course to students. Thursday, Aug. 27, the office of Gov. Ralph Northam ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:59 pm

Local

Health district update

The Piedmont Health District saw 64 new coronavirus cases last week, 17 of which, or more than 26%, were patients less than 25 years of ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, September 3, 2020 4:02 pm

Education

Bill could require RNs in all schools

State Senator Jennifer Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach) will be submitting a bill during this month’s Special Session that would require public schools hire a registered nurse ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, August 27, 2020 5:00 pm

Local

Area cases on downward trend

Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash has said 30% of the district’s positive coronavirus cases over the last two weeks were from patients ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, August 27, 2020 4:47 pm

Columns

Tips on how to cook

As someone who spends much of her free time in the kitchen mastering the art of home cookery, I am often approached by friends and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, August 22, 2020 3:30 pm

Business

Beginning business in a pandemic

For most small businesses, the first year of operation is already packed with trials and tribulations. For a business having to overcome an economy-slowing pandemic ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Monday, July 27, 2020 8:07 am

Local

Testing turnaround lags

Piedmont Health District Director Dr. H. Robert Nash expressed concerns Wednesday that a statewide increase in coronavirus testing is prolonging turnaround time for data and ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Friday, July 24, 2020 11:55 am

Local

Community spread, hospitalizations on the rise

Centra officials noted community spread and hospitalizations related to the coronavirus pandemic are on the rise in the area. “We have over the last few ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:50 am

Local

90% of people killed in wrecks this year were not wearing a seat belt

Data shows more than 90% of deadly area car crashes this year have been the result of a driver or passenger not wearing a seatbelt, ... Read more

by Alexa Massey, Saturday, July 18, 2020 8:20 am

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