Yearly Archives: 2018

Breast Cancer 5th highest in State — What is Public Health? (Part VI

By Scott Lenhart, Director | Pamlico County Health Department BAYBORO – Health data for the state indicates Pamlico County ranks 5th highest for breast cancer. Fortunately, Pamlico is averaging a decrease of 1.6 instances of breast cancer annually. The Pamlico County Health Department is proud of its Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program, which provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to eligible women in North Carolina. The program helps women from ages 40-54 obtain screenings for breast cancer. For cervical cancer, the age range is from 21…


BAYBORO – District Attorney Scott Thomas announced that, in Pamlico County Superior Court today, MICHAEL LLOYD, 48, of Grantsboro, entered guilty pleas to two felony offenses, and was sentenced to a prison term of 18 to 31 months. Superior Court Judge Josh Willey presided over this term of court, and the cases were prosecuted in court by Assistant District Attorney Christy Hawkins. The cases were investigated by the Pamlico County Sheriff’s Office. Lloyd was convicted in 2004 in Craven County on a charge of Second-Degree Sex Offense, and as a result, after he was released from a prison t…

Overdose Awareness Day set for Aug. 30

BAYBORO – August 30th has been reserved across the nation as a day to remember those we have lost to addiction and overdose. In September 2017, Hope Clinic launched a free, outpatient opioid treatment program to help those struggling with addiction. Almost a year later, Hope Clinic wants to gather the community to remember, update, and to empower every person to act. Please join us for a forum titled “A Time to Act & Remember” at 7 pm on Thursday, Aug. 30, in the auditorium of Pamlico County High School. For more info, please contact Sandy Allen at (252) 745-5760 or email sandy@hopecli…
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