CORONAVIRUS FEARED FAR MORE CONTAGIOUS THAN INITIALLY THOUGHT

Monday, January 27, 2020   A deadly new coronavirus has now reached at least 13 countries. As of Monday 27 January, there are 2794 confirmed cases of the virus, while tens of thousands of people are being kept under medical supervision around the world. Eighty-one people have died with the virus, according to latest reports. More deaths…

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CUMBERLAND CO TEACHER-STAFF SURVEY UNFAVORABLE ON DIRECTORS PERFORMANCE

Friday, January 24, 2020   An in house survey on morale in the school system commissioned by the Cumberland County Board of Education was reviewed in last night’s meeting.  The survey was taken by about 700 teachers and staff out of 1,100.  Some did not take the survey reportedly out of fear it would not…

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BEAGLE DOG SNIFFS OUT BACTERIA AT NC HOSPITAL TO HELP SAVE LIVES

Friday, January 24, 2020   GREENVILLE, N.C. (WTVD) — A North Carolina dog has a very unique job. Harley the beagle visits cancer patients at Vidant Hospital in Greenville twice a week to check patients’ rooms for Clostridioides difficile, a potentially life-threatening bacteria. It’s common in healthcare settings and can cause severe diarrhea, colitis and…

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TN U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE, DR. MANNY, MAKES RETURN VISIT TO CROSSVILLE

Thursday, January 23, 2020   Dr. Manny Sethi made a return visit to Crossville this week to meet with locals and discuss the challenges facing our area.  Dr. Manny is a Republican candidate in the upcoming August U.S. Senate Republican primary election. Dr. Manny Sethi is an orthopedic trauma surgeon and Associate Professor at a…

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