Sunday, March 26th, 2023

Author: Scott D. Yost

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NC Counties To Get Additional Opioid Lawsuit Money

The companies judged to have created and perpetuated the opioid crisis in the country have been forced via lawsuits to provide money to state and local governments to battle the addiction problem – and now there’s a new tranche of money coming to local governments in North Carolina.

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High Point’s New Soccer Team Starts Academy For Young Stars

Carolina Core FC, the professional soccer team that’s starting up in High Point, announced on Wednesday, March 22, that it plans to create Carolina Core FC Academy, calling it “a significant expansion for the club as it launches its youth development program and builds a professional pathway for elite youth players.”

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Multiple Companies Considering PTIA Megasite

For two decades, Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTIA) has been amassing property and turning it into a 1,000-acre aviation megasite meant to bring all sorts of new aviation-based companies to the site – and that appears to be exactly what’s happening right now.

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UNC Tar Heels Turn Down NIT Invitation

In a move that surprised many – and that is being criticized by some – the University of North Carolina men’s Tar Heel basketball team has chosen not to participate in the NIT – the National Invitational Tournament, which invites good teams that weren’t one of the 68 teams selected for the NCAA Tournament.

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County DHHS Getting A New Medicaid Division

On Thursday, March 2, Republican state legislators announced they had reached an agreement that will mean the expansion of Medicaid services in North Carolina – and Guilford County officials are now gearing up to handle the added responsibilities.

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North Carolina Sheriffs Back New Fentanyl Legislation

On Tuesday, March 7, sheriffs from across North Carolina attended a news conference and an NC Senate committee hearing in Raleigh regarding Senate Bill 18 – “Fentanyl Drug Offenses and Related Changes,” and they advocated giving strong support to the bill and making it a high priority.

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