Press Release

Press Release

CLINTON, S.C. — Presbyterian College is proud to recognize Ms. Jenna Grace Greene, a junior from Hamlet, for making the Dean’s List during the Fall 2020 semester.

Tuesday, 26 January 2021 15:15

NCDHHS adds new data to vaccine dashboard

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded its vaccine data dashboard to provide information about vaccine doses promised to and received by the state.

The following free webinars are being offered by Sandhills Center Family Support and Community Collaboration. If you would like to register, please contact the person located at the end of each description.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services launched a new online tool to help North Carolinians know when they will be eligible to get their vaccine. Find My Vaccine Group walks users through a series of questions to determine which vaccine group they are in. People can then sign up to be notified when their group can get vaccinated.

ROCKINGHAM — As part of America's Mask Challenge, HanesBrands Inc. is coordinating with United Way of Richmond County to deliver 46,000 reusable cloth masks. 

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the COVID-19 Community Readiness toolkit to help individuals find mental and behavioral health supports and resources in their communities.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first identification in a North Carolina resident of the COVID-19 variant called B.1.1.7, which was first detected in the United Kingdom in December.

RALEIGH — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program.

Wednesday, 20 January 2021 10:54

1970 channel catfish state record broken

RALEIGH — It took 50 years and one ounce to break the current state record for a channel catfish, but John Stone, of Pinehurst, now holds the new record after catching a 23-pound, 5-ounce catfish from a private pond in Moore County last September.

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