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  • Local experts warn of dementia challenges
    Dementia and Alzheimer’s are fast on their way to becoming a major health problem in Dare County, Pendill told her audience. The US Census Bureau projects that between 2017 and 2037, there will be a 172% increase in the number of people in Dare County over the age of 85, she said. About one in […]
  • New SNAP Rule Does Not Impact North Carolina
    This release is from the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services. On Dec. 4, 2019 the USDA issued a new rule for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This new rule does not apply to North Carolina and does not impact people who receive SNAP benefits in the state.
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    The First Flight High School family fed more than 450 Ocracoke residents on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving thanks to monetary donations from students, parents, staff and community members as well as food donations from local businesses.
  • Wreaths Across America
    Where We Remember Wreaths Across America coordinates wreath­-laying ceremonies at more than 1,600 locations across the United States, at sea and abroad. While coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies each December on National Wreaths Across America Day is a big part of what we do, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out throughout the year. […]
  • Why All Parents Should Talk With Their Kids About Social Identity
    " 'Why is this person darker than me?' 'Why is this person wearing that hat on their head?' " These are just some of the social identity questions parents might hear,
  • Event to Celebrate Wright Brothers’ Flight
    The National Park Service and First Flight Society are honoring the 116th anniversary of this first heavier-than-air, controlled, powered flight at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17 at the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center. P
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