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Komen, Race for the Cure expanding to Wilmington

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced today it is expanding its footprint from the Triangle to the coast. The group will also bring the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Wilmington next spring. Full story...
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NC deadline for personal care services pushed back

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Gov. Bev Perdue's administration says federal Medicaid regulators have given the state an extension until the end of the year to comply fully with new requirements about personal care services. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Survey says Columbus unhealthiest county in the state; Bladen lags while New Hanover makes top 10

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video Unhealthy habits continue to plague Columbus County. A report released today shows the county is again the unhealthiest in the state, taking into account several factors including obesity and inactivity. Full story...
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NC's first swimming advisory of 2012 issued for Banks Channel

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North Carolina's first advisory against swimming in 2012 was posted today at a sound-side site in New Hanover County, where state environmental health officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. Full story...
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Council of State gives permission to close mental hospital

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North Carolina's oldest state mental hospital could soon be shuttered now that statewide elected leaders have agreed that remaining patients can be moved to a more modern location. Full story...
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