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ONLY ON 3: Low kitchen score puts brakes on Meals on Wheels

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video A low food inspection score left Brunswick County Senior Resources scrambling to find Meals on Wheels today. Thursday, the Aramark-operated cafeteria in the Brunswick County Government Center got a 85.5 B score from the Health Department. That score is too low to serve the food handled in the facility. Full story...
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Brunswick County leads state in Operation Medicine Drop collections

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Attorney general Roy Cooper says North Carolinians turned in approximately 8.5 million doses of old prescription and over-the-counter drugs during Operation Medicine Drop last weekend. Full story...
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Second meningitis case reported in NC

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A second patient in North Carolina has been diagnosed with meningitis linked to recalled steroid. The CDC has already reported 47 cases in seven states, including five deaths. Full story...
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NHRMC denies wrongdoing, settles discrimination suit

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New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications. Full story...
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5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker

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video An outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has spread to North Carolina. The fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections given for back pain. Full story...
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