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Red Cross, Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor celebrate World Blood Donor Day

Limited-edition Nexcare give bandage available now through June 14 GREENVILLE, N.C. June 9, 2015 — The American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14 with the seventh annual Nexcare give program. All eligible donors are urged to roll […]

Severe winter weather affects Red Cross blood, platelet donations

Donors urgently needed after nearly 1,000 blood drives canceled since Feb. 1   GREENVILLE, NC March 10, 2015 — Following round after round of snow, freezing rain and arctic cold in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for eligible blood and platelet donors […]

N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Print and Stamp Feature Black Ducks

WASHINGTON, NC Feb. 12, 2015 — Guy Crittenden took top honors in the 2015 N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print Competition — the first time the Virginia wildlife artist has won the annual competition. Crittenden’s vivid portrayal of a pair of black ducks will be featured on the 2015 North […]

Resolve to give blood in January for National Blood Donor Month

NORFOLK, VA Dec. 18, 2014 — The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. National Blood Donor Month recognizes the importance of giving blood and platelets while honoring those who roll up […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014

Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest […]

Agreement Reached in Red Wolf Lawsuit Against Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH, NC Nov. 14, 2014 — An agreement has been reached in a lawsuit against the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, which will restore conditional coyote hunting in the five-county red wolf reintroduction area of eastern North Carolina. The agreement will restore daytime coyote hunting on private lands in Dare, Hyde, […]

Give thanks by giving blood through the Red Cross this holiday season

GREENVILLE, NC Nov. 4, 2014 —The American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood to help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients this holiday season. Blood donations often decline during the holidays when donors get busy with travel and family gatherings, but the […]

Eastern NC Red Cross Prepares for Winter Storm

Tips to Stay Safe during Winter Weather EASTERN, NC, Feb. 11, 2014 – As the southeast once again braces for winter storms, the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross is preparing to respond if needed.  Five teams of Red Cross shelter volunteers are on standby in the Cape […]

Matt Hendrix wins Cutter Creek Classic, earns Web.com Tour exemption

SNOW HILL, NC June 23, 2013 – Often times, the dreams of our youth fade with the years. Matt Hendrix knows that, but the Clemson alumnus isn’t quite ready to give up on his – and the optimism comes with good reason.   Hendrix, 32, carded a 5-under 67 in […]

N.C. State alum Adam Hogue leads Cutter Creek Classic

SNOW HILL, N.C. – (June 22, 2013) – While many names graced the top of the leaderboard in the third round of the Cutter Creek Classic presented by Bojangles’ on Saturday, Adam Hogue’s was the only one there at the end of play.   After starting the third round in […]