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Gov. Cooper proclaims September “Deaf Awareness Month”

This year commemorates 70 years since the first congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, which was held in September of 1951.

Public invited to comment on Community Services Block Grant state plan

The CSBG Block Grant is the sole source of federal funding for Community Action Agencies that provide a wide range of services and programs to assist needy families with children.

$100 cards for first-time COVID-19 vaccinations

There is no limit on the amount of times someone can drive people to a vaccination appointment; however, a driver will only receive one card per visit. 

NCDHHS expands COVID-19 community health worker program

Through contracts with NCDHHS, the vendor organizations will now recruit, train and manage Community Health Workers.

NC to require all workers at state-funded facilities to be vaccinated

Those affected by the order can apply for an exemption for medical or religious reasons.

Trillium Health Resources awarded Tailored Plan contract by NCDHHS

Tailored Plans are responsible for managing the state’s non-Medicaid behavioral health, developmental disabilities and TBI services for uninsured and underinsured recipients.

NCDHHS doubles wastewater monitoring sites to track COVID-19 spread

The additional sites were selected to include wastewater monitoring sites in all parts of the state.

$15 million NC project launching soon to track COVID-19 variants

They’re teaming up with other medical universities in the state and partnering with health systems to share data.

CDC, NCHDDS endorse Pfizer COVID-19 shot for kids 12 and up

NCDHHS is working with doctors to make the Pfizer vaccine accessible, including connecting larger vaccine providers who have the capacity to store the vaccine to smaller practices needing a more limited quantity.

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Former North Topsail Beach police officer accused of stealing guns from department

A former North Carolina police officer has been accused of stealing guns from the police department where he worked.

New hurricane sensor technology could come to the Cape Fear ahead of the next storm

There are just 9 weeks remaining in official hurricane season, but new sensor technology is ready if we get a late-season storm in the Cape Fear. 

At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers and residents celebrated the life of David MacAlpine, a New Hanover County Sheriff's Captain who died of COVID-19.

FEMA sends 4 paramedics to Brunswick Co. to alleviate influx of emergency calls

There's a need for first responders across the country, including in the Cape Fear region, and FEMA is sending help.