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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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
by Joe Hungry
Q: I sent in re-certification for Food Stamps application and have not heard from anyone in a month. (Randolph )
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 )
by worrief
Q: WHY DON'T I HAVE MY FOODSTAMPS! (Forsyth )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
by bellblu
Q: I have there kids and two grandkids when am I gonna recurve Mt foodstamps (Iredell )
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 )
by anonymous
Q: has anyone still waiting for their food stamps in cabarrus county 04/05/13 (Cabarrus )
by anonymous
Q: How many wild hogs are killed in Hyde Co. each year?
by Mike
Q: overdose deaths (Ashe )
by rena
Q: Do yo have the kinship navigator program tlc (Union )
by tlc
Q: Operation fan relief (Clay )
by pam
Q: Do we have feral hogs in Alleghany county? (Alleghany )
by Spurlin

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Latest Health News
Health care enrollment expected to be easier this year
North Carolina
Local experts on the Affordable Care Act expect this year's open enrollment period to run a bit smoother.
October 01 2014
Player's death shows need for thorough physical exams
North Carolina
While many of the estimated 200,000 high school athletes in North Carolina public schools do not have health issues, a Cumberland County father who lost his son on the football field said parents need a reminder to watch out for red flags.
October 01 2014
Novant Health negotiating to turn over Gaffney hospital operation
Mooresville, North Carolina
Novant Health announced Wednesday it plans to turn over operation of Gaffney Medical Center to Community Health Systems of Franklin, Tenn.
October 01 2014
Vidant Health CEO resigns to take Minnesota job
North Carolina
On Wednesday, the Vidant Health Board of Directors accepted Dr. David Herman's resignation.
October 01 2014
Veterans get to air their concerns
Pembroke, North Carolina
Local veterans last week had their chance to let regional Veterans Affairs officials know what they think about medical services they receive at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center and the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Pembroke, and surprisingly the news was good for the VA.
October 01 2014
Latest Operation Medicine Drop Collects 306,000 Pills
Aberdeen, North Carolina
Law enforcement across Moore County participated in the most recent Operation Medicine Drop and ended up collecting more than 300,000 pills in the latest roundup, Sheriff Neil Godfrey said.
October 01 2014
Festival kickoff names performers, continues traditions
Welcome, North Carolina
Executive director Stephanie Saintsing Naset did not imagine the Barbecue Festival would be as successful as it has become, but she believes anything can happen with hard work.
October 01 2014
Health Briefs: Oct. 1
North Carolina
The WNC Health Network board of directors has announced the official appointment of Heather Gates to executive director. Gates will serve as the new leader of WNC Health Network Inc., an alliance of hospitals in the 16-county region.
October 01 2014
Stepdad indicted on murder charges in Kilah Davenport death
Davenport, Washington
Just weeks after a North Carolina Medical Examiner report calls Kilah Davenport's death a homicide, a grand jury will decide if her step-father will face murder charges.
October 01 2014
Orange County restaurant inspection ratings to appear on Yelp pages
North Carolina
Restaurant inspections have long revealed the dirtier side of food locales, including the restaurants frequented by residents of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
October 01 2014
Another whistleblower in Augusta files VA complaint
North Carolina
Laura Frantz, now a Columbia County real estate agent, says in her complaint that Daniel Hoffman, the director of the VA's Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network, is the main person behind eight years of "harassment and improper processing of employee compensation and benefits."
October 01 2014
Letter: Rural Health plan important step
North Carolina
The recently-proposed North Carolina Rural Health Action Plan is an important step for improving rural health outcomes.
October 01 2014
Forum reminds us power is with the people
Advance, North Carolina
My wife Renee and I recently hosted a Women’s Symposium to highlight the tremendously positive effect women have on our economy and our communities and to unite local leaders to discuss ideas that advance opportunities and return decision-making power back to our families and away from Washington.
September 30 2014
Billy Richardson attacks Sen. Wesley Meredith with Medicaid accusations; Meredith calls it 'bel
Maiden, North Carolina
The race between Republican state Sen. Wesley Meredith and Democratic challenger Billy Richardson turned rough Tuesday.
September 30 2014
Fitch Rates Forsyth County, NC $48MM GOs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
North Carolina
Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to Forsyth County, North Carolina's general obligation bonds:
September 30 2014
NCDOT prepares for fall litter cleanup campaign
Thomasville, North Carolina
Among those groups expected to participate in the effort are Adopt-A-Highway groups, NCDOT maintenance crews, community service workers and other statewide volunteers.
September 30 2014
Rabies clinic set for Saturday at Thomasville High School
Thomasville, North Carolina
The Davidson County Health Department will sponsor a rabies clinic from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Thomasville High School at 400 Turner St.
September 30 2014
Ken Reckhow Joins Committee to Oversee $10 Million Duke Energy Fund for Clean Waterways
North Carolina
Duke Energy today announced the creation of a $10 million Water Resources Fund to benefit waterways across North Carolina and South Carolina. The fund will also be used to improve waterways downstream from Duke Energy operations that flow into neighboring states.
September 30 2014
Fifth-graders get a hard look at smoking’s effects
Webster, North Carolina
Dr. Ron Preston and assistant Mary Lou Infinito take questions from Creekside Elementary School fifth-grade students Monday following a presentation on what tobacco smoking does to the body and how to avoid addiction.
September 30 2014
Carolinas HealthCare mandates flu vaccine for Charlotte-area employees
Charlotte, North Carolina
Joining a growing number of health-care providers across the country, Carolinas HealthCare System will for the first time this fall require flu vaccinations for its 35,000 Charlotte-area employees.
September 30 2014
Raleigh Hall of Fame honors individuals, non-profits
Merritt, North Carolina
Eight individuals and two organizations will be inducted into the Raleigh Hall of Fame Monday night.
September 30 2014
Sanderson Farms project appears to be in limbo for Cumberland County commissioners
Fayetteville, North Carolina
While the Sanderson Farms project appears to be in limbo among Cumberland County commissioners, a company representative says other communities have begun clamoring for the proposed $113 million chick
September 30 2014
Sanderson Farms project appears in limbo for Cumberland County commissioners
Fayetteville, North Carolina
While the Sanderson Farms project appears to be in limbo among Cumberland County commissioners, a company representative says other communities have begun clamoring for the proposed $113 million chick
September 30 2014
Durham adds T-mobile for 911 texting
Wise, North Carolina
T-Mobile uses can now text to 9-1-1 in Durham. 
September 29 2014
Lawmakers hear plan to fix death investigations
Davis, North Carolina
Acknowledging that North Carolina’s medical examiner system has been chronically understaffed and underfunded, state officials on Monday told lawmakers of a plan to overhaul the way the state investigates suspicious deaths.
September 29 2014
NC football player killed, 2 others injured in Georgia crash
Davis, North Carolina
Authorities say a North Carolina college football player died and two other people were injured in a head-on crash in coastal Georgia.
September 29 2014
OrthoCarolina of Charlotte to bundle knee, hip replacement costs
Norman, North Carolina
Hospital leaders in Charlotte talk a lot about transforming the health-care system and moving from “volume to value.”
September 29 2014
Program recognized
North Carolina
LUMBERTON — A $5,000 grant has been awarded to a Robeson County Health Department program that benefits children with special health care needs.
September 29 2014
Rolesville HS football player dies after collapsing Friday
Clayton, North Carolina
The Rolesville High School football player who collapsed during a pregame warmup before a football game Friday against Southeast Raleigh died Monday morning.
September 29 2014
Dr. Campbell: The role of the new iPhone health app
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Fitness trackers and monitoring of health data is nothing new, however, one drawback to most fitness trackers and monitors is that the data is not easily passed from device to device or location to location.
September 29 2014
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