Press Release

Press Release

Monday, 24 June 2019 18:25

USDA announces sausage recall

WASHINGTON — San Giuseppe Salami Co. by Giacomo, an Elon, North Carolina, establishment, is recalling approximately 832 pounds of ready-to-eat, frozen andouille sausage products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

HOFFMAN — The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Kristie Brayboy as the new warden of the Morrison Correctional Institution in Hoffman.

RALEIGH — The N.C. State Board of Elections is seeking public comments from June 21 to July 12 on proposed rules changes related to the implementation of the new voter ID law, including the photo identification requirement for absentee-by-mail voting.

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS/Federal Emergency Management Agency) under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. 

RALEIGH — Girl Scouts–North Carolina Coastal Pines is pleased to announce that Kalaya Little of Rockingham is the Richmond (County) top seller for the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Program.

ROCKINGHAM — Where there’s smoke, there’s fun. That’s the mantra of the Smoke Out Bike Rally which this week (June 14-15) entices bikers of all ages, genders, nationalities, skills and skin ink persuasions to Rockingham Dragway for the 20th annual celebration of the American Chopper and those who love it.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Thursday postponed a decision on whether to certify three new voting systems for use in North Carolina elections.

RALEIGH — Safety and accessibility will be improved along the intermodal rail corridor between the Port of Wilmington and Charlotte, thanks to a grant awarded (Wednesday).

HAMLET — The Chief of the Hamlet Fire and Rescue Department was recently honored with the Patriot Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense office.

RALEIGH – Record-high temperatures in North Carolina have proven to be a challenge for local blueberry farmers this May. Despite this, the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says consumers can expect a good crop this year.

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