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Archive for September, 2014

Proposed Triathlon Center will once again go before Pender leaders

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Pender County Board of Commissioners will once again consider a Special Use Permit to build a massive Triathlon Training and Event Center within county lines.

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Suspect arrested, charged with murder in Whiteville shooting

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The suspect of a deadly shooting in Whiteville turned himself into authorities Wednesday afternoon.

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NHC to offer flu shots starting Sept. 30

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The New Hanover County Health Department will start offering flu shots Tuesday, Sept. 30.

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RN: ‘We’re seeing them get sick very rapidly’

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — We’re reaching the start of flu season but the flu isn’t the only thing floating around right now

The mysterious respiratory virus that has had a large impact in the midwest now has reached North Carolina. Six cases have been confirmed as of Tuesday.

Registered nurse and New Hanover County health department health services manager Carla Turner says the Enterovirus D68 is one of about 100 known Entroviruses and though it’s been recognized for years this is the first big outbreak and kids are highly susceptible.

“We’re seeing it in children and we’re seeing them get sick very rapidly,” Turner said.

She suggests seek medical attention immediately if your child begins complaining about having trouble breathing.

Signs of the Enterovirus are runny noses, coughing, mouth sores, fever, body aches and wheezing.

Health professionals say they best advice to ward off this and any other virus will always be the same: WASH YOUR HANDS!


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Martha De Laurentiis to appear at Cucalorus 20

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

De Laurentiis is the widow and former producing partner of the late Dino De Laurentiis.

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