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Jacksonville Daily News (Newspaper) - August 29, 2015, Jacksonville, North Carolina Fundraising for fall Vilim the family of a Man who fell from an Emerald Isle pier last month is collecting donations to help with his medical expenses. As Vires stun Monarchi while Oak scores Hie to end losing Streak is. Northside 20-19. I 75$ daily -,0/, a saturday August 29, 2015 a 0 v r r i a c i n a r a Jacksonville . Local hospitals face fines Over returns ii Are penalizes by patients readmitted Vitlin Mont ii by Michael Todd and Lydia coutry three local hospitals Are among More than 2�s00 nationwide slated to be fined by medicare for rates of patients who return within a month of discharge. Onslow memorial hospitals readmission penalties next fiscal year a starting oct. I a a Are expected to be about $282,000 a a truly just an estimate and not a guarantee a Hospital spokeswoman Amy Sousa told the daily news. Onslow memorial now has a full time registered nurse a dedicated to this a she said. Although Carteret general hospitals fines were not immediately available that Hospital was on Par with National rates of readmission for patients who had lung diseases that constitute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease heart attacks heart failure pneumonia hip or knee surgery and All other areas of care which is called a Hospital wide patients according to . Onslow memorial was a worse than the National rate for readmission of Hospital wide patients and those with heart failure according to . The nations hospitals Are losing $420 million government records show. In total 76 hospitals in North Carolina will be penalized according to Kaiser health news analysis of data from the centers for medicare and medicaid services. Only to hospitals in North Caro Lina will not be fined the analysis showed. Carteret general a readmission penalty rate will Rise next fiscal year but is lower than fiscal years 2013 and 2014. Onslow memorials penalty rate which will Rise next fiscal year is almost 12 times the amount Carteret general will owe at that time according to the Ken analysis. See hospitals a a4 a government Center Havelock air station a Pedro ranks do Lanui l Carteret and then there were 3 leaders tour Onslow he take a closer look Al finished administration Lei Lily by Michael Todd Onslow county administration had the Chance to showcase its new government Center Friday during a visit by the Carteret county Board of commissioners. A facilities master plan was completed for Carteret county in fall 2014. In Spring this year three Carteret officials briefly toured Onslow county government Center in Burton Industrial Park during a meeting of the . Association of county commissioners and after that meeting commissioner Terry Frank suggested other Carteret leaders return for a closer look since the facility a recent completion and opening in december. Fridays tour which started at 9 30 a.m., continued about three and a half hours. Carteret county manager Russell Overman said the tour gave a detailed review of the building and explained processes for its construction. Onslow county in december consolidated 12 departments previously housed at to locations a Many of which were rentals Onslow county manager Jeff Hudson has said. The Center now hosts 161 employees and houses Onslow county a asset and facilities management environmental health finance and purchasing geographic information services human resources information technology planning and development tax veterans services administration county attorney Public information and commissioners offices. Overman said they want to take a closer look behind the 90,000-Square-foot buildings creation. See tour a a4 in four Hh-46e Pedro helicopters from Marine corps air station Cherry Point make a historic last flight of four on Friday at the air station at Havelock. One of the helicopters is being taken out of service this week in preparation for the entire search and Rescue function of Marine transport Squadron to be ended at the end of september. The familiar Orange and Gray helicopters have had a Long and distinguished period of service saving lives in Eastern North Carolina. Photo by Drew c. Wilson Halifax Media services in Lic Opler Hight is Iasi of ils kind As first in Squadron is hoi a ret ired county manager Jeff Hudson talks to Carteret county commissioner Elaine Crittenton about the setup of the Onslow county chamber. Carteret county Board of commissioners and administration staff toured Onslow county government Complex on Friday morning to assess the new building s design after it opened in december. Photo by Elizabeth Horn the daily news by Drew c. Wilson Havelock i from her window Airfield operations Secretary Chauntelle Chandler has been Able to look out and see whenever an Hh-46e Pedro helicopter taxied out on the flight line and took off from Cherry Point. On Friday Chandler came out onto the Roo of the Airfield operations building at the Marine corps air station to give thumbs up and wave to Crew members with both hands As four of the helicopters began a historic flight. Four Hh-46e helicopters lined up and flew off together in what will be the last such flight Ever to be seen at the air station. One of the four helicopters will be taken out of service and turned Over to Fleet readiness Center East on monday which will leave just three helicopters in the Squadron. At the end of the month the last three will be taken out of service in unison marking the end of a storied service career in Eastern North Carolina. A i done to know what the Marine corps is going to do without them. They re an irreplaceable part of our Community a Chandler said As she watched the four Orange and Gray aircraft make passes by the control Tower for the Benefit of civilian and military Media. A the Marine corps and the search and Rescue teams themselves do More for the Community than what the Community knows a Chandler said. A pm going to miss it a lot. I have not gotten used to the idea of not seeing it. Col. Charles Nunally Airfield operations officer at the base called the flight a ifs the last time Well be flying four h-46s at the same time a he said. A the Pedro is the Call sign for Cherry Point search and Rescue. The future of Pedro is yet to be determined but we do know that it will not be supported with an h-46 helicopter after vmr-1 personnel will continue their Normal training and Normal flights that they do at Cherry Point but sept. 25 is when they Are scheduled to have their last flight. After that the three remaining helicopters will be turned Over to the Navy at Fleet readiness Center East the aircraft overhaul and repair facility aboard base. The Crew the pilots and the maintainers on these helicopters will move to other platforms. That Squadron has two other aircraft a c9 sky train and a Cessna citation both fixed Wing jets. A the search and Rescue function that we have done Here historically has been primarily in support of 2nd Marine aircraft Wing a said Mike Barton Deputy director of Public affairs at Cherry Point. A if we have a Jet that goes Down or an aircraft that goes Down that a their primary but because of the capabilities based in the area that function expanded. A they have been Able to provide support to local authorities including the coast guard because the coast guard has the primary search and Rescue Mission Barton said. A we provide a supplement to see flight a As hum business,b4 entertainment b6 opinion. A h5%t classified d2 lottery. Al puzzles. 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