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It is that time of year again when everything turns pink as a reminder to women and men to focus on breast health and...

6 Tips to protect yourself from the Flu Season

It is that time of year again when the pharmaceutical and medical community are advertising that everyone receives the flu shot. After all it...

Is mold the cause of your health symptoms

Just this week I have seen more patients experiencing upper respiratory symptoms than over the past several months. While many patients can not explain...

Category 4 Health Crisis

As you may be aware, NC and the eastern coastal lines prepared for a category 4 hurricane (hurricane Florence). One of the risks of...

Is fat fasting right for you

You may have heard a lot about fasting diets recently. I recommend fasting as a strategy to all of my patients who are seeking...

The most important first step to reversing Type 2 and Type 3 Diabetes

More than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, over 95% of which are Type 2 diabetes. Every year, an additional 1.5 million...

Backpack advice: How to protect your child

Can you feel the excitement in the air? If you are a parent of a school aged child, then the answer to that question...

How does your gut health affect your heart health

Unfortunately, many people take the fist sized muscle in their chest for granted. They assume that the heart muscle will always be working 24/7...

Coffee… healthy or not

It never seems to fail; research and science always seem to contradict itself. We have all heard that eggs are good for you, however...

How to age in place with safety in mind

At Stanly Wellness Center here in Locust we treat a lot of retirees. As we grow older, our bodies change. Our reflexes slow down,...

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Likes are a big deal on social media. On Facebook, public pages can be liked, and those people become the majority of your followers. Then there...

2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

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2019-2020 High School Girls’ Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach - Lauren Lewis 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-2020 season? So far, so good. We have a good core of...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Independence Patriots

Head Coach: Preston Davis (2017-2018 4A State Championship Season)  Returning Players:  5'8 PG Tachai Miller - 1.3ppg, 1rpg, 1apg, 1spg 6'2 G Camren Little - 1ppg, 1rpg 6'7 F...

2019-2020 High School Men’s Basketball Preview – Queen’s Grant Stallions

Head Coach - Walter Wright 1. How does the team look for the upcoming 2019-20 season? Queens Grant Varsity Basketball Team is looking forward to a...

Patriots defeat Ragsdale in First Round of Soccer Playoffs 2-1

The Independence Patriots played a home playoff game and defeated the Ragsdale Tigers from Jamestown, North Carolina in the first round of the 2019...

Havilah, The Heart Of Dance

Havilah Dance Company is proud of its roots.  Founded in 2010 by Brooke Hardiman, her sister Brittany Vachon, and mom Gail Dawkins, the company...