Mon, 09/24/2018 - 3:23am

What's My Story: Object Conservator

Jennifer French has been the Object Conservator at the North Carolina Museum of History since 2010. Over her 13-year career, she has worked on two continents and with objects that span vast time scales. Before unfurling her tool kit in Raleigh, she worked to stabilize objects from the Bronze Age in Wiltshire England, to repairing feathers and reattaching beads on Native American objects for the Smithsonian, to securing the ephemeral messages and photos taped to the Last Column from the rubble of 9/11.

Rural Health Part 3: Wilkes County

The communities of Hays, Boomer, and Champion in Wilkes County NC are rallying to keep their healthcare centers sustainable as cuts in healthcare reimbursements take a toll on their already tight budgets. According to the Wilkes County 2012 “State of the County’s Health Report,” the number of uninsured patients receiving services increased by nearly 30-percent. Heather Burgiss reports.

Rural Health Part 2: Benson Area Medical Center

The Benson Area Medical Center is a community-owned nonprofit facility offering primary health care services to residents of Johnston, Harnett, & Sampson Counties. Heather Burgiss takes a look at the center's approach of providing access to quality, cost-effective primary health care services & how new advances are helping bring access to medical care & prescription drugs to more patients.

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