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  At Monday's August 24th meeting, the County Commissioners approved a mask mandate for all county buildings and voted to purchase equipment for the County’s drug-testing lab. But as WHQR’s reports, the main order of business was the selection of The Healing Place as the operator for the County’s addiction treatment center.     

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The Wilmington City Council unanimously approved a special use permit for The Healing Place of New Hanover County.  Last night’s meeting was the seventh time the decision on this abstinence-only facility has come before Council. 

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While the opioid crisis continues to plague the Cape Fear region and the state, there are signs that recent initiatives are helping.