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    • Large-Scale COVID Vaccine Events Planned

      DHHS has partnered with Albemarle Regional Health Services to provide COVID-19 vaccines at health departments in Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford Pasquotank and Perquimans counties.

    • Hog Farm Cited for Waste Lagoon Failure

      The state has issued a notice of violation and intent to enforce to DC Mills Farms Inc. related to a Dec. 21 animal waste lagoon failure that released 1 million gallons of untreated animal waste in Jones County.

    • Initiative Results in 140M More Oysters in NC

      The North Carolina Coastal Federation and partners restored about 140 million oysters on 43 acres of newly created oyster reefs on the coast, nearly tripling their goal set by the 50 Million Oyster Initiative.

    • Most NC Voters Support Wind Energy: Poll

      A new poll from a wind energy industry advocacy group indicates that North Carolina voters show broad public support for offshore wind and transitioning to 100% clean energy sources.

    • Riverwatch Encourages Solo Cleanups

      The Coastal Carolina Riverwatch board and staff are encouraging the public to join them Monday during Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Day of Service by holding solo cleanups.

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      • Institute Teams With ASU to Track COVID-19

        Appalachian State University is collaborating with Rachel Noble and her team of researchers at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences to set up a coronavirus tracking system at the Boone campus.

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      • 117 Horses at Lookout: Report

        Shackleford Banks stallions collide in this National Park Service photo by C. Wasley. There are 117 horses on the banks including two 27-year-old mares, the oldest, according to the latest annual findings from the Cape Lookout National Seashore and the Foundation for Shackleford Horses.

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      • Dare County Health Workers Vaccinated

        Occupational health nurse Julie Tillett, RN, administers the first COVID-19 vaccine in Dare County to Dr. Daniel Dwyer, chief of staff at the Outer Banks Hospital. The frontline healthcare workers were among others who began receiving the first COVID-19 vaccines Friday. Video: Outer Banks Hospital