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Visits to the ER on the rise; national trend

GREENVILLE, NC (WCNT)- In the last year Vidant’s Emergency Room visits have slightly increased and the reason may be a surprise.

The number of insured people in America is on the rise. 277 more words

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Some children prevented from visiting patients at Vidant Medical Center

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Vidant Medical Center will implement a restriction for some visitors starting Wednesday.

According to a release, only children 12 and older can visit patients at the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital. 97 more words

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UPDATE: Ayden police arrest one in Monday evening shooting

AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – The Ayden Police Department announced the arrest of one suspect connected to Monday night’s shooting.

Police say Tre’kwon Thomas, 18, is charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon to inflict Serious Injury, Discharge of a Fireman in City Limits, and Damage to Property. 301 more words

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Stabbing in Washington sends one to the hospital

WASHINGTON, NC (WNCT)- One man is behind bars after a stabbing incident in Washington sends one to the hospital Sunday morning.

Lt. William H. Chrismon with Washington Police says on Sunday morning around 7:15, police and EMS responded to a domestic situation at the 100 block of Manuel Drive. 84 more words

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Local group donates books to children at Vidant Medical Center

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Martin-Pitt Partnership for Children gave out donated “Elf On the Shelf” books to children at Vidant Medical Center.

Greenville mayor Allen Thomas and Miss North Carolina International Erika Taylor read the books to children there. 59 more words

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Pay attention to toy labels when holiday shopping for children

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT)- With holiday shopping in full swing, you want to make sure you’re getting age appropriate toys for your children.

Manufacturers label each of their toys with age ranges. 81 more words

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Greenville's top employers seeing mixed results in recruiting, retaining people

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Some of Eastern North Carolina’s top employers are seeing mixed results when trying to fill existing high-paying jobs.

This comes as Greenville city leaders emphasize the critical need for more high-paying jobs to grow the local economy. 247 more words

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