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Friday, September 24, 2010

Juror replaced in trial

Before continuing Jerome Wright's attempted murder trial on Thursday, presiding Judge Jack Jenkins dismissed one of the jurors and replaced him with an alternate. It was brought to the court's attention that one of the jurors was seen talking to...

Governor announces new round of grants

Standing in front of the Kitty Askins expansion that has benefited from a $288,000 Rural Health Care Initiative grant, Gov. Beverly Perdue on Thursday announced the launch of a second $6 million round of the program. The list of...

A new look, yes, but will it help with patient care, working conditions?

BUTNER -- A new start. For the staff and patients at Central Regional Hospital, that's what it was when they moved from the John B. Umstead and Dorothea Dix campuses in 2008. And the hope is that the same...

What's next for Cherry?

Construction on the new Cherry Hospital, just a half-mile down the road from the current facility, is set to begin with a groundbreaking scheduled for Oct. 1. Terry Hatcher, director of the state Department of Health and Human Services...

N.C. pork barbecue cook-off to be Saturday

The state's best barbecue cooks are once again going head to head to identify North Carolina's pork barbecue-cooking champion. Sponsored by the N.C. Pork Council, the 26th annual North Carolina State Championship Barbecue Cookoff will be held on Saturday...