Heroin use on the rise in NC.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Some states are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative. THE ISSUE: In South Carolina, it appears […]
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Some parents and others in Bessemer City are complaining about a YouTube video that shows young people rapping while flashing cash and a handgun in a public park.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fayetteville authorities say two women have been taken to a hospital after opening a package that police described as containing heroin laced with a potent synthetic opiate. Police Capt. Anthony Kelly […]
WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — The defensive coordinator for the Fairfield Central High School football team has been arrested on his way to the school’s state championship game. State troopers said 36-year-old David Toney was charged […]
Richland County deputies plan to serve some ice cream with a message they hope will help area youth stay away from drugs.
Applicants for North Carolina’s cash and worker-training welfare program would have to undergo a drug test to qualify for benefits and pay for it upfront under a bill approved Monday night by the Republican-led state Senate following debate on whether such a get-tough strategy goes too far.
An Iredell County woman who authorities say swallowed 10 bags of heroin is among three people arrested on drug-related charges.
A tiny magnetic bracelet implanted at the base of the throat is greatly improving life for some people with chronic heartburn who get limited relief from medicines.