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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
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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Emotions high as Jefferson County church bus crash survivors reunite with those who saved their liv
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Emotions were overwhelming as the North Carolina church bus crash survivors were reunited with the men and women who helped saved their lives.
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July 27 2014
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Welcome, North Carolina
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July 27 2014
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July 27 2014
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July 27 2014
Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals workshop provides assistance, information
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July 27 2014
Editorial: Premature end to Dan River cleanup?
Eden, North Carolina
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July 27 2014
Success in Fighting Opioid Abuse Demands Multifaceted Approach
Hampshire, Tennessee
On July 1, the CDC released two Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports that focused on national opioid prescribing rates and Florida's success in reducing related drug overdoses, respectively. One North Carolina FP recounts a similar achievement in his state.
July 26 2014
Council approves Fox Lake area sign variance
Troy, North Carolina
City Council members have approved a developer’s request for a larger-than-allowed sign at a Fox Lake-area shopping center. Architect Troy Downing with RBA Architects represented Fox Lake Investments in a request for a ground sign variance for a new shopping center planned south of Fox Lake Lane, according to city-provided background on the issue. During Monday’s meeting, city planner Bob ...
July 26 2014
Chairman talks workers’ comp
Troy, North Carolina
Changes in the new workers’ compensation commission, aimed at streamlining the process and creating a more worker-focused system, are predicted to save the state about $1.5 million.
July 26 2014
UNC Professor Dead After Mugging In Chapel Hill | WUNC
Troy, North Carolina
A pharmacy professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill died Thursday from injuries sustained during a mugging a day earlier. Feng Liu was a professor of molecular pharmaceutics, looking at ways to more effectively deliver cancer drugs to patients.
July 26 2014
Suspects In Mugging Death Of UNC Chapel Hill Professor Charged With Murder | WUNC
Troy, North Carolina
Update 7/25/14 3:30 p.m.: The Chapel Hill Police Department has charged the two suspects, Derick Davis II and Troy Arrington Jr., with First Degree Murder in the death of UNC Professor Feng Liu. The two are being held in the Orange County Jail without bond.
July 26 2014
Whistle-blower says UNC created 'hostile' work environment
Reform, Alabama
Mary Willingham, the whistle-blower academic adviser at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill who claims that the university put player eligibility above academic integrity for years, has filed a civil suit against the school.
July 26 2014
As LeBron decides, Miami and Cleveland wait
Columbus, North Carolina
By TIM REYNOLDS and TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writers When it comes to LeBron James, all that's certain is this: One fan base is about to feel scorned, and other is about to feel absolute joy.
July 26 2014
Sources: Boyfriend confessed to killing Bianca Tanner
Monroe, North Carolina
Police in Charlotte arrested the boyfriend of missing Charlotte teacher Bianca Tanner Thursday morning and charged him with her murder after a body was found in Steele Creek.
July 26 2014
Volunteers Sought for Pet Responsibility Program
Carthage, North Carolina
Those who both love animals and would like to teach children the responsibilities of pet ownership are encouraged to attend a training event later this month.
July 26 2014
Victim in Broad River Road shooting identified
Harris, North Carolina
The Richland County Coroner's Office has identified the single fatality in a domestic-related shooting that happened Wednesday morning off Broad River Road.
July 26 2014
UPDATE: Justin Ross Harris has been denied bail
Harris, North Carolina
UPDATE: (CNN) -- Murder and child cruelty charges against a father whose son died after being left in a car will go to a grand jury after a Cobb County judge found probable cause for the charges Thursday. Justin Ross Harris was denied bail.
July 26 2014
Dozens of residents turn out for fracking public hearing in Angier
Harris, North Carolina
More than 100 people from Harnett, Lee and Wake Counties filed inside an Angier school to unleash their concerns and fears about fracking.
July 26 2014
Camden dentist dies in apparent drowning
Camden, North Carolina
Camden dentist Dr. William Biggins died Wednesday afternoon in an apparent drowning in Lake Wateree.
July 26 2014
Mother wants answers for child's death at facility
Franklin, North Carolina
Fantasia Franklin lived at the Pee Dee Regional Center in Florence for the last 12 years. In December, she died and her death was ruled a homicide due to asphyxiation. Now, her mother is saying the staff at this facility has been negligent.
July 26 2014
North Carolina church bus crash survivors thank first responders in Knoxville
Survivors from last year's deadly church bus crash in Jefferson County spent another day thanking those who helped saved their lives. The wreck happened October 2, 2013 on Interstate 40 and involved two other vehicles. Eight people died and 14 more were injured.
July 25 2014
Jury notice scam reported in Gregg County
Cleveland, North Carolina
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July 25 2014
SPCA of Texas and Hunt County Constable Seize 222 Dogs, Cats
Cleveland, North Carolina
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July 25 2014
Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days
Cleveland, North Carolina
Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.
July 25 2014
Dozens get their alternative certificates for teaching in Guilford County
Stem, North Carolina
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Thirty-three men and women received their alternative certificates for teaching in Guilford County Thursday afternoon. They spent the last fifteen months in the GCS Alternative Certification Track program. They were PhD students or working in professional jobs not necesarily related to teaching. While most didn’t go to school specifically for education, many have […]
July 25 2014
Snow Hill commissioners get a lesson on economic development
Kinston, North Carolina
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 18:19 PM. SNOW HILL — To grow the town of Snow Hill’s businesses, it should be entrepreneur-friendly, Robert “Bob” Masters told the commissioners Monday night.
July 25 2014
Your mosquitoes, your problem
Kinston, North Carolina
Peter St. Louis, crew supervisor in Kinston Public Services’ environmental services decision, uses this specially-equipped truck to spray mosquito repellant throughout designated areas of the city.
July 25 2014
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