Posted on: January 3, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Office Closed

Our office will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The After School Programs WILL NOT operate on this date. 

Posted on: November 21, 2016

BOOMING INTO THE FUTURE!

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BOOMING INTO THE FUTURE - Prevention and Wellness Conference

Considering Retirement?  Are you currently retired, but feel as if you need additional information to make more sound decisions concerning the next phase of your life?  This FRE...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Three Pitt County Fire Districts Receive Improved Ratings

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Following recent inspections from the Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), Pitt County Emergency Management is pleased to announce that three fire districts within the County have received improved ratings as a result of their insp...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Capital Budget Workshop and Legislative Luncheon Announced

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The Pitt County Board of Commissioners will hold an Annual Capital Budgeting Workshop on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 10:00am in the Emergency Management Conference Room, located in the basement of the Pitt County Office Building, 1717 West Fifth Stre...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

PITT COUNTY TAX LISTINGS DUE BY JANUARY 31, 2017

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Below is important information you need to know regarding how, when and where to list your taxes with the Pitt County Tax Assessors Office by the January 31, 2017 listing deadline.

How to list: By mail or at the Pitt County Tax Assessor’s Office,...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) Launches

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The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) administered by the Department of Social Services is set to begin taking applications for the 2016-17 season on December 1, 2016. LIEAP provides a one-time vendor payment to eligible families who need help ...

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Pitt County LIEAP Information Page

Posted on: January 6, 2017

Pet Safety in Severe Winter Weather - What You Need to Know

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Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren't the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Freezing Rain vs. Sleet - What You Need to Know

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With the terribly cold temperatures this weekend, scattered power outages could be a life threatening situation. Be prepared! Do you have an alternative heating source besides electric heat? Do you know how to use it safely?

Freezing Rain - Rain that ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Winter Storm Warnings - What You Need to Know

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A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Pitt County. Do you know what that means? Are you prepared?

Winter Storm Warning - A winter storm is occurring or will soon occur in your area.

The temperature will be at or below freezing from Friday night un...

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Winter Storm Preparedness - What You Need to Know

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A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for Eastern North Carolina. Do you know what that means?

Winter Storm Watch - A winter storm is possible in your area. Tune in to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio, or television for more information. The NWS is...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

FEMA Extends Registration Deadline for Hurricane Matthew Survivors

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RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the state of North Carolina’s request for a 14-day extension for Hurricane Matthew survivors to apply for ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Assistance for Residential Structures Damaged by Hurricane Matthew

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public, in

accordance with Title 44 C.F.R. Sections 9.6 and 9.8, of its intent to provide assistance to

applicants through the Individual and Households Program for residential struct...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Federal Funds Top $213 Million in Hurricane Matthew Recovery

DURHAM, N.C. – In the nine weeks since President Obama declared a major disaster for North Carolina, federal agencies have provided more than $213 million in grants, loans and insurance payments to those who had losses resulting from flooding a...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

North Carolina’s Long Term Recovery Committees Aim to Fill Survivors’ Unmet Needs

RALEIGH, N.C. – From providing volunteer carpenters to rebuild a house to replacing storm-damaged appliances, North Carolina’s Long Term Recovery Committees (LTRCs) strive to assist with the estimated $6.5 million unmet needs of ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Update Information with FEMA to Avoid Delays

December 1, 2016

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FEMA News Desk: (404) 358-2776

News Release

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance after Hurricane Matthew are encouraged to stay in touch with the agency to resolv...

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