Onslow County http://whqr.org en Affordable Care Act Info Sessions Sweep Across the Region http://whqr.org/post/affordable-care-act-info-sessions-sweep-across-region <p>Health insurance can be tricky to navigate, what with the difficulty many experience enrolling in care, and North Carolina’s decision not to expand Medicaid in 2014. &nbsp;And that’s why the <a href="http://www.seahec.net/">Southeast Area Health Education Center</a>, or SEAHEC, and the New Hanover County Health Department are holding free information sessions on the Affordable Care Act—also known as “Obamacare.” WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports that until the March 31 deadline to enroll passes, these educators will be hosting these sessions around the region.<strong> </strong></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:57:42 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 47174 at http://whqr.org Affordable Care Act Info Sessions Sweep Across the Region Stand Down Helps Homeless Veterans http://whqr.org/post/stand-down-helps-homeless-veterans <p>A Stand Down refers to a safe place for exhausted combat units to rest and recover away from the battlefield during wartime. Here at home, Stand Downs are also known as community events connecting homeless veterans to services and supplies they don't have.</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 22:04:56 +0000 Sara Wood 11025 at http://whqr.org Stand Down Helps Homeless Veterans Biggest Heroin Bust in NHCo. Sheriff's History http://whqr.org/post/biggest-heroin-bust-nhco-sheriffs-history <p>&nbsp;</p><p>The New Hanover County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office announced the largest heroin bust in the agency&rsquo;s history.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 21:12:25 +0000 Sara Wood 9764 at http://whqr.org Biggest Heroin Bust in NHCo. Sheriff's History