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Disabled Veteran in Clinton Needs Your Help in Rebuilding His Home!

Willard Swinson, a North Carolina native, Deacon, and Air Force Veteran, is seeking the community’s help after his home was destroyed in 2016 by Hurricane Matthew. In 2006, Mr.Swinson suffered a serious and life-altering fall which left him a quadriplegic. After years in-and-out of countless rehabilitation hospitals, Willard was able to return to his home. …

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Proposed Rules by North Carolina Industrial Commission Addressing Opioid Epidemic in Workers’ Compensation Cases Could Negatively Impact Injured Workers

The opioid crisis has become an issue of huge concern at both the Federal and State levels.  It has also become an issue of prime importance with the North Carolina Industrial Commission. Many injured workers are prescribed opioids as part of their treatment plan.  These medications have are helpful for pain management, but for many …

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Start the New Year off Right, Don't Drink and Drive!

Many families and friends will join one another this Sunday night in celebrating beginning of a new year. However, New Year’s is actually the most popular drinking holiday therefore many will be celebrating with their favorite alcoholic beverage in hand. This increase in alcohol consumption heightens the risk of drunk driving accidents occurring. According to the National …

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It’s Almost Time to Change Your Clocks – Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday November 5

The United States will “fall back” an hour this Sunday, November 5, as daylight savings ends. While a majority of smartphones, computers and DVRs will automatically adjust to the time change, there are still some clocks that will require a manual set back. Therefore, make sure all manual clocks are set back an hour before …

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A Recent Video Shows Just How Dangerous Cycling Has Become as Drivers Lose Their Minds Around Cyclist

For over 30 years’ cyclists have been gathering at Union Grove Methodist Church to enjoy a group ride in Cary, NC. A recent video shows some frightening footage of a group of cyclists during some shocking moments, where all were lucky to escape injury free. Mike Doub captured the near-fatal accident on his camera explaining, …

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“Drive to Live 2016? Focuses on Teen Drivers

According to an article on WRAL.com, the North Carolina Highway Patrol announced a new initiative called “Drive to Live 2016.” The goal to help reduce the number of traffic collisions and deaths involving teen drivers through stricter monitoring of roadways, and on-site educations  The program was created after a 2015 investigation by the State Highway Patrol …

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Disc Brakes Suspended in Pro Cycling Races after Injury

For months, the Association of Professional cyclists (CPA) had been sending letters to the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) outlining the hazards of disc brakes and asking for their use to be suspended. That’s exactly what happened…but only after Spanish cyclist Francisco Ventoso was injured after running into another rider’s brake rotor during a race. The …

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