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Some parents say Hough High beset with drugs

FENTANYL CRISIS | By Erica Batten Aug. 9. In the past year, two Hough High School students have died of fentanyl overdoses, and a handful more have enrolled in drug rehabilitation programs. Understandably, this has parents worried. “Don’t you dare think it couldn’t possibly be your kid, or their friend, or your neighbor,” said one […]


Families grieving fentanyl deaths to rally in support of new laws

Aug. 9. By Joe Killian | NC Newsline. The Fentanyl Victims Network of North Carolina will rally at the NC State Capitol Building later this month, pushing for stronger penalties for illegal distribution of the synthetic opioid and more funding for early intervention, Naloxone and processing toxicology reports. They are also asking state lawmakers for […]