The Miss Hispanic Heritage Johnston Pageant has been established to provide Latina/Hispanic girls the opportunity to grow as well-rounded individuals. High school-aged girls will complete an application and will raise funds for the charity of their choice. The young girl with the most money raised will be crowned the winner.
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.