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    Water Safety Is Always Important

    CHARLOTTE - As temperatures continue to climb, people are turning to beaches and pools to cool off.  Having access to a water source during...

    Novant Health hits COVID-19 vaccine milestone of 500,000 Administered Doses

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 15, 2021 ― Nearly 16 months after the first COVID-19 cases hit North Carolina and six months into vaccine distribution, Novant...

    Novant Health Seeking Entertainers, Food Truck vendors for Welcome Back Fest Street Festivals

    CHARLOTTE - Novant Health is actively seeking local entertainers and food truck vendors who represent the unique diversity of the communities it serves to...

    Does Your Child really Need Those Supplements?

    CHARLOTTE - Walk into any grocery or convenience store, and dozens of health and wellness products – from capsules to gummies – promise shoppers...

    We Asked 12- to -15-Year-Olds Why they got the COVID Vaccine. They told us.

    CHARLOTTE - When adolescents ages 12-15 were cleared to receive the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine in mid-May, we decided to ask a bunch who got...

    May Is National Asthma And Allergy Awareness Month

    CHARLOTTE - The month of May has been dedicated as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. May is such an important month to spread...

    Treating tremors: How incisionless brain surgery is changing lives

    CHARLOTTE - Simple things many of us take for granted, like using a toothbrush or drinking from a cup, are nearly impossible for millions...

    COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABILITY ALERT

    CHARLOTTE - Novant Health announced that it is prepared to begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children 12 to 15-years-old as soon as...

    A Tale Of Two Pandemics: Nurses Front And Center

    CHARLOTTE - More than a century ago, as the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 gripped the globe, the biggest demand wasn’t for medicines, face masks,...

    COVID-19 Has Been Tough on Teens. Here’s How Parents Can Help

    CHARLOTTE - By all accounts, parents of teens during the COVID-19 pandemic can feel equal parts concerned and annoyed. Annoyed, well, because they’re teens –...

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    Independence Patriots Has 4 Players Selected To All-Conference Team

    MINT HILL, NC - The Independence High School baseball team has had four of it's players selected to the Southwestern Conference 4A All-Conference Team....

    Mending Strides Ranch Invites Veterans, Teachers To “Hang With The Herd”

    MINT HILL, NC - This June, Mending Strides Ranch launched a new program that invites Veterans and Teachers to “Hang with the Herd.” Not therapy...

    Mint Hill American Legion Wins Game 1 of State Playoffs 13-6 Over Hickory

    MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Patriots defeated Hickory 13-6 in the first round of the playoffs recently. The 'Boys of Summer' took...

    Reflections On Getting To Know Your Local Farms

    CHARLOTTE - Over the past three months, I have had the privilege of visiting and chronicling the story of local farms and their owners. ...

    4th Of July Celebrations In Our Area

    MINT HILL, NC - The summer vibe is back and summer 2021 is turning out to be a wonderful time to get out and...