Bed bugs in another women’s shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina

June 28, 2008

A Charlotte, North Carolina shelter that houses women who have suffered domestic violence has evacuated residents for several weeks while bed bugs are removed, according to the Charlotte Observer: The Charlotte-area United Family Services domestic violence shelter has evacuated its residents to “a safe place” in order to battle a recent infestation of bedbugs, said […]

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Charlotte, NC Salvation Army Women’s Shelter has bed bugs again

June 12, 2008

Back in August 2007, we reported on a Salvation Army women’s shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina, which was fighting bed bugs. Ten months on, they’re in the news again. News 14 Carolina reports: Last August, crews removed mattresses and spread polyurethane on the beds to stop bed bugs from hiding in the cracks. “Overall they […]

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Gaston County, N.C. health officials to hotel: bed bugs not a serious violation

February 15, 2008

This story from Eyewitness News in Gastonia, North Carolina is about a woman named Patricia Starling who lived in a Super 8 motel with her two sons after they lost their home in a fire. Starling said she went back the motel, captured some of the bugs and gave some to Gaston County health officials. […]

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