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​County Announces Weekend Closings in Preparation for Hurricane Florence


In preparation for Hurricane Florence, Mecklenburg County has announced weekend closings and cancellations. Affected activities and facilities are listed below by department:
Community Support Services
Activities canceled
Sept. 15:  NOVA (New Options for Violent Actions)
Sept. 15: Homeless Resource Center meals
Sept. 15 and 16: Supervised visitation

Land Use and Environmental Services Agency (LUESA)
Facilities closed
Sept. 15: All full service recycling centers, including Foxhole Landfill
Sept. 15: Compost Central at 140 Valleydale Road
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation
Facilities closed
All athletic fields will be closed except  2 at the Mecklenburg County Sportsplex at Matthews

Activities canceled
All recreation center activities
All nature center activities
Sept. 14: Live on the Green at First Ward Park
Sept. 15: Volunteer project at Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve
Sept. 15: Volunteer project at Sugaw Creek Park 
Sept. 15: IMPACT - Hit the Brixx         at First Ward Park
Sept. 15: Pitchin for Wishes at Freedom Park
Mecklenburg County Public Health   
Activities canceled
The Big Shots Saturday event at the SE Public Health Department         
Please stay safe this weekend. Important hurricane safety tips and resources can be found here.