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Make eye care part of your wellness routine
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Regular checkups at the doctor’s office are a familiar routine for most people. There’s something else you should know, however: Your overall health can affect your eyes. This is why ophthalmologists — physicians who specialize in medical and surgical eye care —urge people to take a similar wellness approach when it comes to the
NCís opioid fight in jeopardy
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
RALEIGH – Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration recently have initiated large-scale attempts to curb opioid abuse in North Carolina. The governor announced the state's new action plan to more closely regulate painkillers as part of last week's Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit. At the same time, people such as Mandy Cohen, North
Whoopi Goldberg to help women with menstrual cramps
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Actress and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg has targeted another positive use for medical marijuana. Goldberg, who recently launched a new cannabis line that is specifically designed to relieve painful menstrual cramps, has partnered with entrepreneur Maya Elisabeth to launch their new company called Whoopi & Maya. Elisabeth is the founder of Om

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Time: 6:30 p.m. Our standing forests are


Outdoor Movie

Time: 9 p.m. "Hidden Figures" will be shown at


Basketball Camp

Time: 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TJ Warren will

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A second chance to live a dream

Isaiah Maurice was ready to take the sports world by storm. He had just completed a stellar

Tips to young women in ministry

FORT WORTH, Texas – God in His graciousness brought many wise women into my life when I

Film Review: Girls Trip

This hilarious and relentlessly bawdy take on a girls’ weekend reunion in New Orleans is