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Three New Appointments To Chiropractic Examiners Board PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 06:34

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The board that regulates the practice of chiropractic in North Carolina will seat three new members for three-year terms.

The appointments to the North Carolina Board of Chiropractic Examiners are:

-- Dr. Randy Schilsky (Onslow County) - Schilsky is the president and CEO of the Schilsky Chiropractic Center in Jacksonville.     

--Dr. Ray Armstrong  (Scotland County)- Armstrong is a chiropractor at the Laurinburg Chiropractic Center.    

-- Jacqueline Hobbs (Perquimans County)- Hobbs is the proprietor of the Beechtree Inn.  

N.C. Education Lottery To End 10 Instant Scratch-Off Games PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 06:28

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Winners holding tickets of 10 lottery games should make plans to claim their prizes, as a deadline is approaching now that 10 state games will end Friday, March 6.

The games are $250,000 Cash Money, Papa Johns, $10,000 Jackpot, Lucky Spot!, Triple 7's, Jingle Bucks, Jolly Jingle Bucks, Jingle Bingo Bucks, Jumbo Jingle Bucks and Millionaire Jingle Bucks.

"In accordance with NCEL policy, all instant game prizes must be claimed within ninety (90) days of the announced end-of-game date. Therefore, all prizes associated with the games listed above must be claimed on or before June 4, 2015," according to the lottery's website.

Claims of $600 up to $99,999 must be made at one of the six regional claim centers before 5 p.m. that day while claims of $100,000 and above must be made at NCEL headquarters before 5 p.m. on that day as well. Claims that are mailed to the NCEL must be received within 90 days of the official end-of-game date. Postmarks will not satisfy the 90-day requirement.

Health and Human Services Awards Substance Abuse Grants PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 23 February 2015 06:59

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Four substance abuse programs will share nearly $1 million for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 fiscal years, thanks to funding from the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services. The funding is a combination of federal block grants and state funds.

These grants are awarded as part of the N.C. Crisis Solutions Initiative, a statewide effort under the leadership of DHHS Secretary Aldona Wos, M.D., to identify and implement the best known strategies for mental health and substance abuse crisis care while reducing avoidable visits to emergency departments, according to an agency news release.

The recipients:

 --- Smoky Mountain Center in Asheville, with RHA Behavioral Health, will develop a 24-hour Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center to serve adults and children, and a co-located 16-bed crisis unit for adults. An array of outpatient services and other community supports will also be provided in a comprehensive care center.

-- Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions in Charlotte, with Monarch, will develop the state’s first 16-bed crisis facility for children and adolescents.
-- CenterPoint Human Services in Winston-Salem, with Monarch, will develop a 24-hour Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center for adults and children, and a co-located 16-bed crisis unit for adults.
-- Eastpointe in Lumberton, with Monarch, will renovate and expand an existing 11-bed facility, adding five beds while increasing safety and security measures for adults, and develop a co-located Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center.

Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Thursday, October 30, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 30 October 2014 04:59

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, October 30, 2014, as released by his office.

8:15 a.m.
N.C. CEO Forum
North Ridge Country Club
6612 Falls of Neuse Road

OPEN to credentialed press only.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014 05:04

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