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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
 
NC’s 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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Storytelling

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

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Outdoor Movie

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

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Basketball Camp

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

Latest News

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Teacher development, struggling schools on chopping block

Members of North Carolina’s State Board of Education passed down $2.5 million in

Black church conference: nurture, fellowship & praise

RIDGECREST, N.C. – Southern Baptist pastor Ryan Rice, founder and leader of Life Church in

Comic-Con goes wild for ‘Black Panther’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – “Black Panther” stole the show Saturday night at Marvel