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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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Ebola fear ends for dozens on U.S. watch lists
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Using military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola response
Washington, North Carolina
DALLAS (Reuters) - Weeks of worries about a possible Ebola infection ended for dozens of people on watch lists in the United States on Monday but scores were still being monitored after potential exposure to the virus, Texas health officials said. Forty-three people who had contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the disease in the United States, were cleared overnight ...
October 20 2014
UNC investigator to reveal academic scandal report Wednesday
Washington, North Carolina
Investigator Kenneth Wainstein will deliver the results of his investigation to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill academic scandal on Wednesday at 1 p.m., 
October 20 2014
Holiday won't delay same-sex marriages in NC
Columbus, North Carolina
State marriage license offices will open on Monday, a federal holiday, to accommodate same-sex couples that show up.
October 20 2014
Same-sex couples line up for marriage licenses, adoption papers
Columbus, North Carolina
Same-sex couples streamed into county register of deeds offices across North Carolina Monday to obtain marriage licenses.
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Wilmington, NC Personal Injury Attorney Richard Flexner Comments on Article about Teen Driver Safet
Wilmington, North Carolina
The lead attorney at Richard Flexner Law Offices weighs in on the “Alive at 25” driver awareness course and other safety initiatives designed to educate teen drivers and enforce safe driving habits across the state. (PRWeb October 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/auto-accident/attorney-nc/prweb12251780.htm
October 20 2014
Ministering Circle to hold Gourmet Sale
Clyde, North Carolina
The Ministering Circle will hold its annual Gourmet Sale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Elks Club.
October 20 2014
Notre Dame pulls out 50-43 win vs. North Carolina
Everett, Pennsylvania
(AP Photo/Joe Raymond). Notre Dame running back Greg Bryant, right, heads upfield as North Carolina cornerback Brian Walker closes in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in South Bend, Ind.
October 20 2014
Democrats, GOP encouraging thier voters to vote early
Clemmons, North Carolina
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NC appeals court delays Watauga early vote ruling
North Carolina
A North Carolina appeals court has put on hold for now a trial judge's ruling that Watauga County must open a voting station on the Appalachian State University campus when in-person early voting begins next Thursday.
October 19 2014
Dr. Pierce retires after more than 50 years
Kinston, North Carolina
Dr. Hubert Pierce has retired after more than 50 years as a physician. Pierce joined the Lenoir Memorial Hospital staff in 1965 after serving as a doctor in the U.S. Air Force. In 1977, he founded Kinston Medical Specialists.
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Annual project helps Durham homeless
Garner, North Carolina
The 8th Annual Durham Project Homeless Connect kicked off Friday morning at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
October 19 2014
Head of Raleigh Housing Authority who did magic to retire
Garner, North Carolina
Steve Beam has been the RHA's executive director since 1996.
October 19 2014
Hospital at center of U.S. Ebola crisis apologizes
Star, North Carolina
A cruise ship plowed through the waters of a Texas port on Sunday with precious cargo on board — the end of a small Ebola scare. A passenger had been loosely linked to the only patient to die from the disease in the United States, but health authorities cleared her after an odyssey at sea. […]
October 19 2014
Cruise ship passenger linked to Ebola tests negative
Star, North Carolina
(CNN) – A cruise ship plowed through the waters of a Texas port on Sunday with precious cargo on board — the end of a small Ebola scare. A passenger had been loosely linked to the only patient to die from the disease in the United States, but health authorities cleared her after an odyssey at […]
October 19 2014
Ebola-linked cruise ship passenger cleared; hospital apologizes for mistakes
Star, North Carolina
Texas Health Resources CEO admits to mistakes, says hospital is sorry
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Federal judges hear questions over NC voting law changes
North Carolina
The new law reduces the period of early voting, eliminates same day registration, and doesn't allow provisional ballots to be cast. A number of organizations are appealing the decision.
October 19 2014
Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate in New Bern
North Carolina
Lora Wadman, right, hugs her wife, Eugenia, outside New Bern City Hall Monday evening. They were part of a group celebrating a recent court ruling that makes same-sex marriage legal in North Carolina.
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Cumberland County Board of Commissioners to discuss Ebola preparedness
North Carolina
When and where: Monday at 6:45 p.m. in Room 118 of the Cumberland County Courthouse.
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