Press Release

Press Release

ROCKINGHAM — Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID boosters are being given at the Richmond County Health Department Monday-Thursday 8-11 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. and on Friday 8-11 a.m. Pfizer boosters will be available by Wednesday, Oct. 27. 

RALEIGH  — The  $25 Summer Card pilot program operated by North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services was successful in encouraging COVID-19 vaccination, according to a published research letter by authors from NCDHHS, the Advanced Center for COVID-19 Related Disparities at the Julius L. Chambers Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute at North Carolina Central University, and the Departments of Biostatistics and of Health Behavior at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

RALEIGH — Just in time for Halloween, expect to see and hear more coyotes over the coming weeks as young coyotes leave their parents’ territory to establish a home of their own.

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration recently appointed Bob Etheridge as the new state executive director for the USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency. Etheridge joined the North Carolina FSA team on Oct. 11, 2021.

GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting Redlining Initiative.

RALEIGH — COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are now available for more North Carolinians. The Food and Drug Administration has authorized, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 booster shots to help strengthen and extend protections against COVID-19 infections. 

RALEIGH — The frequency of vehicle crashes involving animals decreased last year across North Carolina, according to figures kept by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

RALEIGH — Legal Aid of North Carolina has launched the StopTheCycleNC campaign to raise awareness of the key role legal representation plays in ending the cycle of abuse for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking, as well as seniors who have experienced financial exploitation.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program joined Western North Carolina partners, including Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, and local restaurant owners at Rabbit Rabbit in Asheville on Thursday, Oct. 21, to formally kick off the "Booze It & Lose It" Halloween Statewide Enforcement Campaign.

Thursday, 21 October 2021 14:14

Walk-away offender sought in Scotland County

LAURINBURG — Prison emergency response teams and local law enforcement are searching for offender Richard Alexander Mundy, #0296162, who left a work detail today in Scotland County.

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