CONCORD, N.C. – Cabarrus County first responders say opioid misuse overdoses have become so prevalent, the county is using IT experts to map where the problem is taking the biggest toll. A county GIS map has an opioid use overlay that shows hotspots where first responders have used Naloxone to revive someone. Experts say, overdose

This kids’ cooking studio is expanding its footprint in the Charlotte market. Flour Power Cooking Studios has signed a lease for 1,800-square-foot studio in Antiquity Town Center in Cornelius. Franchisees Nathan and Sha Bolling of Huntersville will operate the location. Flour Power Cooking Studios offers a setting where kids can have fun while learning to

Hit the trails in Western North Carolina any day of the week and you’ll find hikers, runners and mountain bikers enjoying a workout. But exercising outdoors may have benefits that extend beyond burning calories. “Think about how we evolved for hundreds of thousands of years versus how we live now for a very short period

Aside from water, black tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. It comes from the Camellia sinensis plant and is often blended with other plants for different flavors, such as Earl Grey, English breakfast or chai. It’s stronger in flavor and contains more caffeine than other teas, but less caffeine than coffee. Black

Minute Suites held its Charlotte grand opening Tuesday. There are six suites with a daybed sofa, TV, and even an Alexa. The bathroom features a shower. Travelers can book rooms by the hour or overnight. Charlotte airport officials say it’s a great space for travelers who may be stuck in severe weather. “We know in

When a child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it affects everybody in the family, said Dr. Mark Bertin, a developmental pediatrician in Pleasantville, N.Y. Parents need to understand the nature of A.D.H.D., he said, and appreciate that it affects “a host of self-management skills,” which play out in school but also in daily home routines.