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Rare brain-eating amoeba kills swimmer days after visit to NC water park

A person from Guilford County has died from a brain-eating amoeba contracted at a water park in North Carolina, according to the state's department of heath.

Refuge from heat available at North Carolina government building

The Fayetteville Observer reports that the Cumberland County DSS is opening its auxiliary lobby to the public on days when the heat index reaches 100 degrees and a heat advisory is issued.

Sheriff rewards NC teen who turned in wallet with $700 inside

Sheriff Ennis Wright paid a visit to Justice Cochrane's school after he turned in a wallet with $700 inside.

NC student asked to ‘cover up’ after teachers found shirt offensive

A Cumberland County student was asked to cover up after teachers found her shirt to be offensive.

NC school system upgrades security at 50 schools

A North Carolina school system plans to finish security upgrades at all 52 public elementary schools before school starts next month.

Fayetteville habitat project halted by funding questions

Construction has been halted on a 47-home Habitat for Humanity village in North Carolina because local officials are questioning whether it qualifies for $2 million in federal grants from Hurricane Matthew relief money.

North Carolina man arrested after 3-year-old shot in home

Police have arrested a North Carolina man after a 3-year-old child was shot in an apartment.

NC school district ending ‘Get Real’ sex education program after outcry

A heated debate in North Carolina over teaching kids about sex highlights the difficulty for many school districts around the country.
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Neighbors frustrated fire off at Bladen County GenX forum

New test results are coming from what experts say. None of them talk about the affects of GenX though. That left many neighbors still concerned as they grow tired of having to live with the faucets turned off.

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