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Penicillin skin testing can ID tolerance to beta-lactam agents
Penicillin skin testing can be used to identify whether patients will tolerate I2-lactam, with a negative predictive value of 100 percent, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine .
Tue Jun 18, 2013
ECU Sends Out False Twitter Alert Saying Armed Intruder On Campus
East Carolina University says an alert sent out last night via Twitter that the campus was on lockdown was sent out by mistake.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Burlington Times News
Richard and Lois White of Burlington, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Catherine White, to Conrad Ellray Sierra, son of Fernando Sierra and Sherrie Sierra, of Kernersville, North Carolina.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Lillington hog farmer works to lessen the environmental harm
Tom Butler, 72 of Butler Farms in Lillington, N.C., is a leader in an effort to convert the methane from hog lagoons into energy.
The Times of Trenton
St. Mary School in Bordentown closes after 150 years
BORDENTOWN - Faculty, students, parents and parishioners bid teary-eyed farewells to St. Mary School yesterday as the institution closed its doors for good after some 150 years of education, leaving behind a shell of memories.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
ECU's Brody School of Medicine receives $1 million national award
East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine is one of 11 schools in the nation selected for a $1 million grant from the American Medical Association to change the way it educates students while keeping its focus on rural and underserved populations.
Back to elementary scrawl: Teachers reintroduce cursive handwriting...
But this week North Carolina became the latest state to veer back to tradition with the 'Back to Basics' bill, meaning that elementary school students will once again be taught to write in cursive.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount student honored by ECU
The East Carolina University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society recently recognized Dominique Wilkins of Rocky Mount as a Finalist of Distinction for Outstanding First-Year Student at East Carolina University for 2012-13 He was awarded a certificate and a check for $200 from the chapter for his academic achievements.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Daily Times
Organist Regan at Hungars Friday
The concert will be composed of both classical and semi-classical works. Among selections will be Prelude Sur L'Introit de Epiphanie , Premier Liver D'Rogue , Prelude and Fugue in G Major , Psalm - Prelude I, Op.32, No.
Shinseki, UNC system talks aid for student veterans
U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki said that veterans' discipline, skills and maturity can help both North Carolina's quality of education and its economy.
Spring Hope Enterprise
New principals named
Marquis Spell, an assistant principal at Southern Nash High School, was named the new principal of Nash Central Middle School at the June 10 meeting of the Nash-Rocky Mount Board of Education.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
New principal coming to Glendale-Kenly Elementary
Christie Turner has been named new principal at Glendale-Kenly Elementary School and will be officially assuming her duties on Monday, July 1. Turner previously served as assistant principal at Cleveland Elementary School since 2007 and prior to that was a third grade teacher, also at Cleveland, for 15 years.
Rocky Mount Telegram
ECC honors two employees
An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the college's graduation exercises on May 11. Mary Stocks, department chair of early childhood education, received the 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award.
2013 Houston Astros' 12th Round MLB Draft Pick: Chase McDonald, 1B, East Carolina University
With a .917 OPS, 11 home runs, and a .404 wOBA, McDonald represents a particularly strong day three pick, providing power and plate discipline.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Police chiefs of the UNC system issue statement opposing bill that would allow firearms on campus
UNC System Police Chiefs Issue Joint Statement on N.C. House Bill 937 Pertaining to Firearms on Campus; UNC Asheville Police Chief Eric Boyce Issues Additional Comment The following joint statement was issued today in Raleigh, N.C., by police chiefs of all UNC system campuses.
The Cary News
Cary native was student leader at ECU
Matt Paske left Athens Drive High School dreaming of a career in professional baseball.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Neuse River Foundation honors volunteer's efforts to preserve history
A man who unselfishly gave of his time to preserve North Carolina's river history is being remembered by the Neuse River Foundation.
Smith announces intention to run for seat on New Bern board
Ashley Smith, the latest candidate to file election forms to set up a committee to run for a seat on the New Bern Board of Aldermen, said he thought he had the skills to make a difference on the board.
Hyde - Benedict
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hyde of Raleigh, NC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Sara Elizabeth Hyde, to Steven Robert Benedict, son of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Benedict also of Raleigh, NC.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Astros open last day of Draft with pitcher pick
The Astros wasted no time looking for more pitching on Day 3, snagging high-school pitcher Devonte German of Bishop Manogue in Reno, Nev., with the first pick in the 11th round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft on Saturday.