Students across Wake County majoring in natural resource fields are invited to apply for a 2023–2024 Careers in Conservation Scholarship by NC Foundation for Soil & Water Conservation. This merit-based scholarship awards $1,000 per student per school year. Those awarded a scholarship can re-apply for another $1,000 the next year.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.