By Staff The Dixie Classic Fair Farmers Market is looking for participants of all ages to compete for a share of $200 in prize money during its second annual “Aw Shucks!” corn-shucking contest on Saturday, July 11, at 9am. There is no charge to enter and all the corn shucked […]
By Michael A. Wiseman Photos by Chad Nance The first flight of the Wright Brothers… The sinking of the Titanic… Germany invading Poland.. The Model T… Hiroshima… The Civil Rights Movement… multiple world and international wars… D-Day… Moon Landing… Women’s Suffrage… The Great Depression.. The Great Recession… Television… The Atomic […]
Flip-flops and bathing suits coupled with clear skies and warm temperatures may seem like a winning combination, but exposed skin can only handle so much time in the sun. Without protection, our skin is vulnerable to the damaging effects of sun exposure. “It’s a myth that tanned skin is a […]
By Staff In lead up to National HIV Testing day on June 27, POSSE is teaming with Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, to encourage community members to know their HIV status and take advantage of free HIV testing. In […]
By Staff If you plan to splash around in water this summer, don’t forget to protect yourself and your children against swimmer’s ear. “We all know the importance of applying sunscreen to help prevent skin cancer,” said Adele Evans, M.D., associate professor of otolaryngology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. […]
By Staff New Immunizations Laws will affect children entering Kindergarten and 7th grade for the 2015-2016 school year. Children who start Kindergarten or 7th grade on or after July 1, 2015 will be required to have specific vaccines to protect them from serious diseases.
Provided By Novant Health Every second is vital when it comes to treating strokes A stroke happens when a blockage or abnormality in an artery causes a lack of blood flow to the brain, and when it comes to treating stroke, minutes matter. “Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death […]
By Staff The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to help ensure blood is available for patients in need by giving blood in May before the busy summer season kicks in. Blood and platelet donations often decrease when regular donors are vacationing and school is out of session, but […]
By Staff As warmer weather approaches, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages North Carolinians to be aware of their surroundings and take precautions while enjoying the North Carolina outdoors with family, friends and pets, to prevent the spread of rabies.
By Kristen Daukas This is a story about a woman named Victoria. Victoria has a secret. Actually she has a lot of secrets and I’m not a fan of any of them. Victoria likes to get together with all of her friends and have sleepovers. And during their sleepovers, […]