Lawmakers responded Tuesday to findings from researchers at Duke University that coal ash spilled several times into a lake, and has gone unnoticed. The researchers said this most recently occurred after Hurricane Florence.
The second of two medical facilities that sued over The Healing Place, a controversial planned treatment center on Medical Center Drive, has dismissed all its claims against the City of Wilmington, City Council, New Hanover County, IS Design and Trillium Health Resources.
In Burgaw, storm damage forced a vital Pender County health care facility to close for eight days, and even after Black River Family Practice reopened, it took a while before it was able to be 100 percent operational.
Welcome Home Angel, a non-profit organization that provides bedroom makeovers to children with chronic or debilitating illness or injury, held a special reveal Tuesday for a Wilmington boy named Grayson Allen.
It’s a “unique project with transformative potential.” That’s what a group made up of community members is calling its vision to convert the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in downtown Wilmington into a pedestrian and bike trail.
New Hanover Medical Center presented a Health Expo and Science Fair for the students of Snipes Learning Academy. The expo centered on teaching students positive fitness skills and the importance of healthy lifestyle choices on their overall well-being.
The septic drain field filling with sewage was the biggest reason Malpass Corner Elementary School received a health inspection score of 81.5, according to a supervisor with the county’s heath department. The inspection was done on March 8.
North Carolina’s State Treasurer is responding to a lawsuit filed over the state’s treatment of transgender people. State employees argue in a lawsuit filed Monday that their health plan violated federal law and their constitutional rights by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.