Michelle Bliss http://whqr.org en The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Four) http://whqr.org/post/golden-years-aging-our-region-part-four <p>Right now, 1 in 8 Americans aged 65 and older has Alzheimer&rsquo;s, and the disease affects nearly half of all people who are 85 and up.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:58:00 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14713 at http://whqr.org The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Four) The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Three) http://whqr.org/post/golden-years-aging-our-region-part-three <p>The facts are staggering: 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer&rsquo;s Disease today; by 2050, that number could triple to up to 16 million; the disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America and will cost the nation $200 billion this year.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:46:42 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14712 at http://whqr.org The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Three) NHCo. Candidates to Debate at Forum http://whqr.org/post/nhco-candidates-debate-forum-0 <p>Many of this year&rsquo;s New Hanover County primary candidates are gathering Wednesday night to express their opinions on local issues before voters head to the polls.</p><p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 17:00:36 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14583 at http://whqr.org NHCo. Candidates to Debate at Forum The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Two) http://whqr.org/post/golden-years-aging-our-region-part-two <p>Three times a week, Dr. Mark Williams visits half a dozen geriatric patients at The Davis Community, a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Porters Neck.</p><p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 21:06:02 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14538 at http://whqr.org The Golden Years: Aging in Our Region (Part Two) Brunswick Teaching Fellow up for Teacher of the Year http://whqr.org/post/brunswick-teaching-fellow-teacher-year <p>One of Melissa Warren&rsquo;s ninth grade English students, Juan Morales at South Brunswick High School, says her class is like the Army&mdash;you must be on time, you must be prepared, and you must make every second count.</p><p> Sun, 08 Apr 2012 15:30:38 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14485 at http://whqr.org Brunswick Teaching Fellow up for Teacher of the Year Newt Gingrich Stops at UNCW http://whqr.org/post/newt-gingrich-stops-uncw <p>Newt Gingrich stopped in Wilmington Wednesday for a campaign rally at UNCW sponsored by the school&rsquo;s College Republicans group.</p><p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:51:50 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14310 at http://whqr.org Newt Gingrich Stops at UNCW Poll Shows Growing Support for Same-Sex Marriage Rights http://whqr.org/post/poll-shows-growing-support-same-sex-marriage-rights <p>Six out of ten North Carolinians would oppose an amendment to the state constitution to prevent any same-sex marriages, domestic partnerships, or civil unions. That&rsquo;s according to a poll last week out of Elon University.</p><p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 17:23:35 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14157 at http://whqr.org Poll Shows Growing Support for Same-Sex Marriage Rights An Interview with NPR's Neal Conan on First Person: Seeing America http://whqr.org/post/interview-nprs-neal-conan-first-person-seeing-america <p>Imagine a live show that combines dramatic performances, iconic photography, and traditional Scottish and Irish music performed by Ensemble Galilei.</p><p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:46:27 +0000 Michelle Bliss 14069 at http://whqr.org An Interview with NPR's Neal Conan on First Person: Seeing America Carolina Beach Gets New Fire Chief, Search for Police Chief Continues http://whqr.org/post/carolina-beach-gets-new-fire-chief-search-police-chief-continues <p>Carolina Beach is getting a new fire chief while the hiring process for a new head of town police continues.</p><p> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 17:16:17 +0000 Michelle Bliss 13981 at http://whqr.org Carolina Beach Gets New Fire Chief, Search for Police Chief Continues NHCo. Teacher Assistant Arrested for Indecent Liberties with Student http://whqr.org/post/nhco-teacher-assistant-arrested-indecent-liberties-student <p>A teacher assistant at Ashley High School has been arrested and charged for indecent liberties with a 17-year-old female student.</p><p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 14:34:50 +0000 Michelle Bliss 13886 at http://whqr.org NHCo. Teacher Assistant Arrested for Indecent Liberties with Student