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  • I-Team: New data on opioids suggests good news for Wake County 18 Nov 2017 00:01 WTVD RALEIGH, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Emergency room visits for opioid and heroin overdoses are rising across the state, but Wake County seems to have the lowest number of cases by percentage of population. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 …
  • Hamlet files complaint with IRS over Seaboard politicking 17 Nov 2017 23:25 Richmond County Daily Journal HAMLET — Following the wishes of the city council, Hamlet’s city manager has sent the IRS a formal complaint about the actions of volunteers and board members who wore campaign paraphernalia during the recent Seaboard Festival. Those volunteers included …
  • How collective victimhood is protecting Roy Moore 17 Nov 2017 23:08 Charlotte Observer Why are so many conservative evangelicals in Alabama still supporting Roy Moore? For that matter, why have so many evangelicals around the country spent the past two years embracing Donald Trump? I just took part in a compelling conversation on this …
  • This pill prevents HIV, saves lives. Here’s why Mecklenburg doesn’t offer it. 17 Nov 2017 23:07 Charlotte Observer Counties across America are offering the poor and uninsured a drug that can stop the spread of HIV. But in Mecklenburg County, which has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the nation, the people most at risk still can’t get the drug more than five …
  • North Carolina AD Bubba Cunningham signs 6-year contract 17 Nov 2017 22:36 The Fresno Bee North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham has signed a new six-year contract. UNC announced the deal Friday. Cunningham will earn a base $740,440 salary through June 2023. UNC's 28-sports program has nine national championships under …
  • Seaboard donates to soup kitchen 17 Nov 2017 22:30 Richmond County Daily Journal HAMLET — With the help of $5,000 from the Seaboard Festival, Richmond County’s soup kitchen will be able to accommodate more than two volunteer cooks at a time. And, maybe, buy a commercial-grade stove that will hold the large pots needed to cook and …
  • Buckwalter boom: This project could continue heating up Bluffton’s building hotspot 17 Nov 2017 22:23 Island Packet In the area around Bluffton’s booming Buckwalter Place, it seems there’s an active construction site on every corner. Starting early next year, there will be at least one more. A Tennessee-based builder has plans for a 248-unit apartment community on a …
  • Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson's disease 17 Nov 2017 22:22 WRAL By Susan Scutti (CNN) (CNN) — Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, …
  • Watch the Christmas parade Saturday in downtown Raleigh, on TV, on the go 17 Nov 2017 22:22 WRAL Raleigh, N.C. — For thousands of Triangle-area families, the annual downtown Raleigh Christmas Parade marks the start of the holiday season. For the 73rd year, the parade will take place on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Commercial-free Raleigh …
  • Police: Illegal Knightdale massage parlor used for human trafficking 17 Nov 2017 22:22 WRAL Knightdale, N.C. — The owner of an illegal Knightdale massage parlor was arrested Thursday on human trafficking charges. Ri Ping Lan, 42, of 120 Palmdale Court in Holly Springs, was charged with human trafficking and promoting prostitution. She remains in …
  • Sculptor takes different road to success 17 Nov 2017 21:48 Robesonian DUART — “Art has been a constant throughout my life,” said Austin Sheppard, an award-winning sculptor. That’s not an unexpected proclamation from a professional artist. But for someone who who grew up in a remote location in Bladen County and can claim “ …
  • We can do more 17 Nov 2017 21:48 Robesonian It’s not news that Robeson County could benefit from economic stimulus. In the past two decades, the already poor county has been hit by economic recession as well as natural disaster. More jobs are needed and better opportunities are welcomed. Yet, while …
  • Biltmore: The rest of the story 17 Nov 2017 21:48 Jefferson Post Tourism is a major revenue generator in North Carolina, creating more than 200,000 jobs and contributing almost $23 billion to our economy. Our number one tourist attraction is Biltmore estate in Asheville, attracting more than 1 million visitors annually …
  • What will North Carolina be like in 2050? 17 Nov 2017 21:48 Jefferson Post Most people engage to some degree in trying to predict the future. It can be for fun, such as predicting who will win the World Series or the next ACC championship. Or it can be serious, like when businesses attempt to forecast next year’s sales so they …
  • NC superintendent hires staff for new early education, school business positions 17 Nov 2017 21:47 WRAL By Kelly Hinchcliffe Raleigh, N.C. — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson announced Friday that he has added two people to his leadership team at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Michael Spano, who started this week, …
  • Cleveland County, North Carolina Targets Millennials with New... 17 Nov 2017 21:40 SF Gate Charlotte's Backyard NC website promotes multiple factors that millennials consider when relocating: diverse manufacturing careers, lucrative salaries, ideal location, outdoor recreational assets and affordable housing. CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. (PRWEB) …
  • Huge North Charleston industrial complex sells for $42 million and will undergo uprade 17 Nov 2017 21:05 The Post and Courier In one of the largest commercial property transactions of the year in the Lowcountry, a huge industrial complex in North Charleston sold this week for $42 million and will undergo a $15 million upgrade. New York-based LRC Properties purchased the 1. …
  • There’s more than one sexual assault a day reported at North Carolina’s military bases 17 Nov 2017 20:58 News Observer Nearly 400 non-domestic adult sexual assaults were reported at North Carolina’s major military installations from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016, according to a new report by the Department of Defense. The numbers do not necessarily reflect where …
  • Holiday and educational events happening in the area this weekend 17 Nov 2017 20:43 WNCT Here are some fun events happening in our area this weekend: Greenville: Turkey Dinner Charity Drive: A turkey dinner charity drive will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. located at 1926 South Memorial Drive in Greenville. The event is first come first serve …
  • Newport heroin dealer gets prison time for overdose death 17 Nov 2017 20:43 WNCT WNCT Staff Published: November 17, 2017, 12:36 pm BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) — A Newport drug dealer was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Thursday after selling heroin to a man who died of an overdose, the district attorney’s office said. April Thomas, 34 …

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