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The “Great Vape Scare of 2019” is well underway, as more than 380 people have been diagnosed with a severe lung condition that has been traced back to the use of e-cigarettes and THC vaping devices. So far, seven people have died as a result. But governments rush to ban vape products that may or may not be responsible for causing the damage.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 12 August 2019 14:39

COLUMN: Remembering the hot days of August

 

Nowadays during the month of August, children are returning from camp or vacations. Within the next few weeks they will be headed back to school. Clothes and school supplies have to be bought and whatever else that is required for the start of the school year.

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — Workers meander through green rows of plants, glancing sideways as they go and dipping their brimmed caps against the setting sun. A white Chevy pickup stops at the top of the slope, and farmer Shane Whitaker jumps out and walks among the crops.

Published in Local News

Spurred by a public health scare, Congress is considering a big-government power grab to save young adults from themselves. 

Published in Opinion

ROCKINGHAM — Leroy Brown and Carlos Violrio, both of Richmond County, celebrate their one-year anniversary of being tobacco-free and graduating from FirstHealth’s FirstQuit program on Feb. 28 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond in Rockingham.

Published in Lifestyle