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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Statement Regarding Livestock

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Pitt County Cooperative Extension and Pitt County Animal Services receive calls regarding livestock and poultry roaming at large. Pitt County Cooperative Extension has an educational mission and lacks any enforcement authority to handle these situations. ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Pitt County Hires Executive Director for Development Commission

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Economic consultant brings over two decades of knowledge from Paducah Kentucky.

(Pitt County) — On Monday, August 19, 2019 the Pitt County Development Commission Board (PCDC) hired Scott Darnell to serve as the new Executive Director for the Deve...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Pitt Partners for Health Hosts National TRACK Trails Day 2019

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Pitt Partners for Health Hosts National TRACK Trails Day 2019

Event celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of program that connects kids to the outdoors

(Pitt County, North Carolina) – In celebration of the first National TRACK Trails Day on August 24, 20...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Notice of Special Election for Pitt County, North Carolina

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A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Pitt County to vote in the following contests:

US House of Representatives – District 3

Polls will be open from 6:30am until 7:30pm on the day of the election, Tue...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Board of Elections Schedule of Absentee Meetings

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The following is a list of days on which the Pitt County Board of Elections will meet (if necessary) to approve applications for absentee ballots for the Special Election to be held on September 10, 2019, pursuant to G.S. 163A-1308. The meetings will be h...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Notice of Polling Place Change

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The Pitt County Board of Elections has unanimously agreed to relocate the polling place for the 1102A – Simpson A precinct. Voters in the 1102A – Simpson A precinct will now vote at the Eastern Pines Church of Christ located at 3380 Po...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Randy Gentry Named as New Emergency Management Director

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On Monday, July 8, 2019 during the regular meeting of the Pitt County Board of Commissioners, County Manager Scott Elliott informed the Board that Randy Gentry had been hired as the new Director of Pitt County Emergency Management (PCEM).  Gentry...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Pitt County Receives Positive Cardiac Arrest Treatment Report

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In a letter addressed to East Carolina University (ECU) and Pitt County Government, Emergency Medical Services Director, Dr. Roberto Portela notified the organizations on Tuesday of newly released statistics regarding emergency response rates within Pitt ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

The Lennox Intl Inc is Voluntary Recalling Natural Pig Ears on July 26, 2019

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From the FDA:

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Company Announcement Date: July 26, 2019
FDA Publish Date: July 26, 2019
Product Type: Animal & Veterinary                       &...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Williams Foods LLC Initiates a Voluntary Recall of Taco Seasoning Product Due to Possible Presence o

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Company Announcement Date: July 25, 2019
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Home Market Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Beef and Pork Meatball Products due to Misbrandi

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Home Market Foods, Inc. Recalls Frozen Ready-To-Eat Beef and Pork Meatball Products due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens 

Jul 25, 2019
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Voluntary Recall of Entenmann's Little Bite Cookies

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From the US FDA: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies (5 pack Mini Chocolate Chip variety) due to the potential presence of visible, blue plastic pieces in the individual packaging pouch....

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Hamburger and Hot Dog Bun Recall

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Walmart, Wonder, 7-Eleven, other brands of buns recalled for plastic bits

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Several well known national brands of hamburger and hot dog buns, as well as lesser-known regional brands, are under recall by Fl...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Voluntary Recall of Fresh Vegetables

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From the U.S. FDA:  Growers Express takes issues of food safety seriously and is issuing a voluntary recall of select fresh vegetable products in an abundance of caution and in the interest of protecting its customers and end consumers. Visit the...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Health Department Promotes Program at National Conference

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Four Pitt County Health Department employees were recognized for their local implementation of innovative chronic disease prevention programs at the National County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Conference held in July in Orlando, Florida. Public Hea...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Environmental Health Director Named Supervisor of the Year

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At their annual Spring Educational Meeting, held on April 24-26, 2019

In Aberdeen, North Carolina, the North Carolina Environmental Health Supervisors Association named Pitt County’s Mark Phelps as Environmental Health Supervisor of the Year. Nom...

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