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SC health agency wants people to bring in dead birds

Officials say dead crows, blue jays, house finches and house sparrows should be kept cool, put into a bag using gloves and taken to a local DHEC office as soon as possible.

Uptick seen in rare mosquito-borne virus in some states including NC

The number of U.S. deaths and illnesses from a rare mosquito-borne virus are higher than usual this year, health officials report. Eastern equine encephalitis has been diagnosed in 21 people in six states, and five people have died. The infection is only being seen in certain counties within a small number of states.

Case of West Nile virus confirmed in Rock Hill, health officials say

There has been a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Rock Hill, according to York County officials.

West Nile Virus found in mosquito in New Hanover County

A test has found West Nile Virus in a mosquito in New Hanover County.

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness in recent weeks, and U.S. health officials said Tuesday that they still aren't sure what's causing it.

North Myrtle Beach resident contracts West Nile virus

A North Myrtle Beach resident has contracted the West Nile virus, according to city officials.

State reports death in New Hanover County related to West Nile virus

A recent report from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) confirms that a New Hanover County resident who recently died tested positive for West Nile virus.

Aerial mosquito spraying will begin soon in Brunswick County

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Brunswick County will begin Monday, weather-permitting, to assist with mosquito populations following Hurricane Florence and the storm-related flooding.

Increased rainfall brings more mosquitoes

After weeks of wet weather, we are finally looking at drier days ahead. But last week's heavy rain has led to standing water, and standing water means more mosquitoes.

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Man dies in single vehicle accident on Highway 17

The accident occurred on Saturday, Apr. 10, around 1 p.m. roughly two miles south of Bolivia.

Sixth person shot in York County mass shooting dies at hospital

His family reported Friday that Shook was out of surgery and stable, but wasn’t out of the woods quite yet. Hours later, the coroner’s office released the news that Shook has lost his battle.

The Salvation Army holds spring fundraiser during the Azalea Festival

This is the second year the Salvation Army of the Cape Fear Women's Auxiliary is not holding its annual "Spring Fling", traditionally held during the Azalea Festival, and like last year, it's been canceled because of the pandemic.

NHRMC and Novant Health partner with Cape Fear Habitat to build their 11th home

Novant health and New Hanover Regional Medical Center partnering with Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity to sponsor a home for a local mother of two .