Monday 19 Feb 2018


21 More Flu Deaths Reported In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released Thursday that North Carolina saw 21 new flu deaths last week, bringing the total to […]

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N.C. Unemployment Rate Rose In December

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's unemployment rate rose to 4.5 percent in December, its highest level in seven months and well above the national average of 4.1

Simple Tips To Avoid The Flu

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) --There are still quite a few weeks left in this year's flu season. Dr. Brian Forrest, an Apex Board Certified Physician tells us some

Supreme Court: NC Doesn’t Have To Redraw Maps By Next Week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by

New Rules On Prescribing Opioids

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- New restrictions on opioids will go into effect with the new year. Doctors will be limited in how that can prescribe pills for

Gov. Cooper: Stay Safe Following Winter Storm

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) -- North Carolina is starting to dig out from the winter weather event that mainly impacted the eastern half of the state.  Governor Roy

3 More North Carolina Flu Deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three new flu deaths, including the death of a child, have been reported in North Carolina, raising the state's death toll so far this

New Laws For 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New rules for elections and opioid prescribers are among roughly 20 state laws taking effect in 2018. Trial and appellate court elections are supposed to

Police: Mom Left Son In The Cold To Attend Christmas Party

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina woman locked her 10-year-old son out of their home in freezing temperatures and went to a party on Christmas

Officials Announce First Pediatric Flu Death Of Year

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the state’s first child death from flu for the 2017-18 flu season. A child in the