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Q: Why do it take so long for people at dss to answer pjone it took me no lie from 17 of feb til 28 then 430 automtic machine real lazy (Randolph NC)
by confused
Q: I have been waiting on my food stamps since november and still Havent got nothing and the people from the dss never call me back is there and thing i could do? (Mecklenburg NC)
by nicole
Q: How can I find out when something will be on my food stamp card in Winston Salem, NC Thanksgiving will be here soon and I don't have anything on my card yet!!
by Chill
Q: Any idea how behind the EBT is in Iredell county? The voice mail of my worker says they are running 3-4 months behind. However, we are now 4 months and 1 week behind and no word on what will happen next! I cannot believe that no one seems to care about families and especially kids going hungry! Especially now, so close to Thanksgiving and Christmas! I never thought they would let this go on this long with no end in sight! (Iredell NC)
by Mary in Statesville
Q: did not get my food stamps on the 17th... is there a delay in our food stamps coming to our ebt card? (Union NC)
by penni
Q: how can as local bbq business (Blue Ridge BBQ) be serving homegrown pork that is not usda inspected, be reported to the local health department and still be running a business out of a trailer and still serviing to the pulic? Their business on main st was closed due to legal issues but not cited for the meat infractions of unispected meat and meat not prepared in a commercial kitchen. how bad does it have to be before someting is dne...a massive illness from the pork they serve? (Haywood NC)
by concerned
Q: Has anyone actually gotten a person to answer how long the delays are? Just wondering if checking our EBT balance everyday is even worth it? (Iredell NC)
by mykidsrbbj
A: We were due June 13th and finally recieved EBT on November 15th.
by Mary in Statesville
Q: I haven't recieved my food stamps card yet its been 11 days
by asandww
A: Good luck I've been without food stamps in 3 months
by jad
Q: Is Johnston County EBT effected because I don't see any Johnston Co. people on this page? (Johnston NC)
by Joe Hungry
Q: I sent in re-certification for Food Stamps application and have not heard from anyone in a month. (Randolph NC)
by Concerned
Q: Why the heck dies the Goverment or the social service warn us about the glitches in the system that they know will cause delays. We may be able to plan ahead instead of one day be shocked to have no food. I live in Transylvania county NC . I had to recertify for Foodstamps for this month, Oct. which I did as fast as I got the paper work, I turned it in. I dud not receive the usual letter of approval. Today is the 7th of Oct my card has zero balance. It should have been deposited on the 5th. I have a severeral disabled medically fragile child who I am the sloe caregiver of. Opi have stayed at home and took care of him, I can't work outside the home. Before he became disabled I worked several jobs. His meducaud has also been messed up since July the 1st. Because of the new N.C tracks software program, he's 9 and they have him listed as adult cap instead of cap c. For children. I struggle everyday now the worry of from the ignorance of our Goverment, thank you n.C Governer you knew this was going to happen and you pushed for it to all go live, and iron out the glitches later. Of course that does not affect you and your family. Disgusted in our politicians, they have out the USA to shame in so many areas.
by Kaye
Q: Killer bees
by Luis
Q: when will we be getting our food stamps. Its been months???
by TEL
Q: Rabies clinic free (Sampson NC)
by worrief
Q: WHY DON'T I HAVE MY FOODSTAMPS! (Forsyth NC)
by Hungry1
Q: I am 7 weeks without food stamps in Wake County & am frustrated with the delay. Is 7 weeks normal or should I be concerned? (Wake NC)
by Worried
Q: when will the delay in food stamps be over for Iredell county NC
by mkh
Q: Why have I not received any food stamps this month? (Harnett NC)
by qween
Q: If my 4 year old has been diagnosed with Hand,mouth and foot disease is there anywhere in the county or state I should notify? I have already notified his daycare. (Cumberland NC)
by ConcernedMom
A: you should get another opinion because they told me my son had the same thing when he was young his hands and feet was peeling deep I got another opinion and found it wasn't that it was an elergic reaction to cefzil antibiotic the symtoms are alike
by belinda
Q: will I EVER GET MY FOOD STAMPS. I have been waiting for 2 weeks now.
by mkh
Q: is there a delay on ebt card (Lincoln NC)
by anonymous
Q: Does anyone know how long of a delay it is for the food stamps in Wake county? I'm going on 3 months and still waiting.... (Wake NC)
by bellblu
Q: I have there kids and two grandkids when am I gonna recurve Mt foodstamps (Iredell NC)
by angrymom
A: I wish I knew! We recertified in June. We should have got ebt on July 13th. I called and they said 2-3 wks. Then, after 3 weeks, I called and they said a month. I called after the full month, and the recording says 1 &1/2 months. They just keep adding time! My husband is disabled and we have 4 kids. You can try the local food banks, but it really is not enough. Pray that they get their act together...SOON!!!
by Momof4
Q: rabies clinic (Rowan NC)
by anonymous
Q: has anyone still waiting for their food stamps in cabarrus county 04/05/13 (Cabarrus NC)
by anonymous
Q: How many wild hogs are killed in Hyde Co. each year?
by Mike
Q: overdose deaths (Ashe NC)
by rena
Q: Do yo have the kinship navigator program tlc (Union NC)
by tlc
Q: Operation fan relief (Clay NC)
by pam
Q: Do we have feral hogs in Alleghany county? (Alleghany NC)
by Spurlin

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Latest Pitt County Health News
Jobless rate dips slightly
Wilson, North Carolina
Pitt County’s unemployment rate dropped by three-tenths of a point in February, one tenth of a point below the state unemployment rate.
April 12 2015
Veteran and former VA doctor charged with prescription fraud
Greenville, North Carolina
The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has charged a veteran and former VA doctor with prescription fraud
March 20 2015
Greenville doctor, veteran charged with prescription drug fraud
Greenville, North Carolina
The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people in connection to prescription drug fraud involving a veteran and the Veteran Affairs Health Care Center in Greenville.
March 20 2015
VFW celebrates new kitchen facility
North Carolina
Rebuilding Together Pitt County hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Veteran of Foreign Affairs Post 7032 on Feb. 21 in celebration of the revitalization of the post’s kitchen.
March 15 2015
Chatham Board of Health seeks applicants
North Carolina
PITTSBORO — The Chatham County Board of Commissioners seeks residents who are interested in promoting public health to apply for four open seats on the Board of Health. Available seats are designated for an optometrist, a physician and a nurse. Appointments will be for terms beginning on July 1, 2015, and ending on June 30, 2018.
March 05 2015
Schools close again, refreeze likely
Greenville, North Carolina
The Pitt-Greenville Airport had its flights canceled Monday and Tuesday after flights were grounded and canceled at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
February 19 2015
Officials expect refreeze
Greenville, North Carolina
The Pitt-Greenville Airport had its flights canceled Monday and Tuesday after flights were grounded and canceled at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
February 19 2015
Pittsburgh drills No. 12 North Carolina 89-76
North Carolina
A handful of Pittsburgh students handed North Carolina coach Roy Williams a condolence card covered in signatures and a lengthy banner highlighting one of program icon Dean Smith's most famous quotes on Saturday, a way...
February 14 2015
Flu on the decline, but danger not over
North Carolina
Flu season and its dangers are not over in Pitt County and the east, Vidant Health System physicians said on Friday as visitation restrictions were kept in place at their provider facilities.
February 08 2015
Chamber honors Stephenson, Trevathan
Greenville, North Carolina
The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce doubled up Saturday with two special recognitions of outstanding local citizenship and humanitarian work.
January 26 2015
Chamber honors men for citizenship
Greenville, North Carolina
The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce doubled up Saturday with two special recognitions of outstanding local citizenship and humanitarian work.
January 26 2015
Med school tops delegation goals
Davis, North Carolina
Fully restoring the Brody School of Medicine’s ability to collect debt and protecting it from future funding cuts are the top goals of Pitt County’s state legislative delegation.
January 21 2015
Protecting Brody tops delegation’s goals
Lenoir, North Carolina
Fully restoring the Brody School of Medicine’s ability to collect debt and protecting it from future funding cuts are the top goals of Pitt County’s state legislative delegation.
January 13 2015
More flu cases reported in Pitt County
North Carolina
Local and state health officials continued to push for vaccinations as the flu epidemic continued to unfold this week, with reports of more cases and more deaths in Pitt County and statewide.
January 10 2015
Duke Energy’s disposal plans opposed
Sanford, North Carolina
PITTSBORO — On Dec. 15, the Chatham County commissioners unanimously voted to adopt a resolution opposing Duke Energy’s current plan to dispose of millions of tons of coal ash at the Brickhaven Mine in Moncure and a second mine in Sanford.
January 03 2015
State legislators discuss plans at PCC
Davis, North Carolina
Administrators and trustees hosted state legislators at Pitt Community College’s campus this week to provide an overview of the school’s budget priorities and legislation they want to see come to fruition in the next two years.
December 24 2014
Kids trail opens at Pitt County park
North Carolina
A new trail aimed at getting kids to exercise opens in Pitt County. Several partners including the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Alice Keene District Park on County Home Road.
December 16 2014
Building of massive Chatham Park begins near Pittsboro
Cumberland, North Carolina
A development company held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the 7,000 plus-acre Chatham Park in Pittsboro.
December 14 2014
Pitt Co. Schools struggling to get substitutes due to healthcare reform
North Carolina
Many school systems across Eastern North Carolina, including Pitt Co. Schools, say they're struggling to fill substitute teacher positions due to healthcare reform.
November 07 2014
Local health officials stay on alert for Ebola
North Carolina
Pitt County Health Department officials were monitoring reports of outbreaks and suspected outbreaks of the Ebola virus even before a preliminary negative result was reported Monday on an individual tested for Ebola in Person County.
November 04 2014
LOCAL CHATTER: Cawley graduates boot camp
Wise, North Carolina
Tyler Cawley, son of Christine Cawley, of Duryea, graduated from the Parris Island Marine Corp. Boot Camp in South Carolina on Oct 3. A 2014 graduate of Pittston Area High School, Cawley will soon begin a nine-week training course at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. He has two brothers, Cody and Chad, at home.
November 02 2014
Queen, Clampitt battle it out again
Bryson City, North Carolina
Election season is winding down to the finish line and both candidates in the N.C. House’s 119th District race are eyeing Raleigh. Challenger Mike Clampitt and incumbent Rep. Joe Sam Queen, D-Waynesville, have been here before. They went up against each other in 2012 and both are back for more.
October 25 2014
Pitts: Ebola, Enterovirus cause for concern but not panic
Washington, North Carolina
In the mid-1990s, I read "The Hot Zone," a real-life thriller about a mutated form of the Ebola virus, which, through a series of errors, was almost released near Washington.
October 10 2014
Touchdown Friday Week Two Scores
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Game of the Week: New Bern 19, Havelock 14 - 3rd QuarterWest Carteret 14, East Carteret 0 - HalftimeDH Conley 42, Ayden Grifton 0 - Final Northside Jacksonville 14, White Oak 0 - 3rd QuarterSouth Creek 8, North Pitt 7 - 3rd Quarter
September 26 2014
Orange County seeks to inform community on smoking ban
New York
Orange County Health Department worker Donna King (right) speaks with Pittsboro, North Carolina resident Sharon Flicker on Franklin Street about the county's smoking ban.
September 23 2014
Pitt County reports first confirmed case of Chikungunya
North Carolina
Pitt County says it has its first case of Chikungunya.
September 16 2014
First case of Chikungunya virus confirmed in Pitt County
North Carolina
Pitt County has its first case of Chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that causes fever, joint pain, swelling and other symptoms.
September 16 2014
Humane Society Asking For Help To Care For Mistreated Pittbull
North Carolina
Hope is suffering from a variety of health problems such as heartworms and ear infections, but most noticeably are the wounds inflicted through mistreatment.
September 16 2014
Pitt County Has First Case Of Chikungunya Virus
North Carolina
Pitt County says the victim is a resident who recently traveled to the Caribbean with family members.
September 16 2014
Pitt County coalition targets teen drivers with new video
North Carolina
A non-profit coalition in Pitt County is targeting teen drivers, hoping to better educate them about safe driving.
September 16 2014
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