Press Release

Press Release

Friday, 22 March 2019 16:37

USDA issues recall on NC pork rinds

WASHINGTON — Two Brothers Pork Skins, a Kannapolis, N.C. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of pork skin products because the products were produced without meeting the federal requirements to develop and implement a hazard analysis and system of preventive controls to improve the safety of the products, known as Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points; the omission of safe handling instructions on the package; and due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

RALEIGH — High school and middle school students from across North Carolina showcased their impressive engineering skills last week during the N.C. Department of Transportation’s annual Model Bridge Building Competition.

RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is giving people more opportunities this spring to get their N.C. REAL IDs quicker.

ROCKIGHAM —The entertainment lineup at Epicenter continues to grow as festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents announces additional afterhours programming and enhanced onsite experiences, along with food and beverage offerings, at the new 3-day destination music experience. Epicenter debuts May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC, with over 65 music acts performing on four stages, led by Foo Fighters, Tool and Korn. Additional performers include Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Friday released a list of tribal, student and employee identification cards that are approved to meet photo ID requirements for voting beginning with the 2020 elections.

RALEIGH — As required by law, the State Board of Elections office on Friday randomly determined the order of candidates on the primary and general election ballots in the new election for the 9th Congressional District.

RALEIGH — You wouldn’t take photos in the middle of an interstate, so why stand on railroad tracks to get that one shot?

Greensboro — U.S. Attorney Matthew G.T. Martin announced today that the Middle District of North Carolina collected $2,235,279.81 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018. Of this amount, $1,719,336.45 was collected in criminal actions and $515,943.36 was collected in civil actions. 

WADESBORO — The deadline is quickly approaching for rising sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders to apply for a scholarship from Pee Dee Electric to attend basketball camp this summer.

ROCKINGHAM – Reigning track champions Michael Smith and Allen Furr of Clinton are expected to be among those taking advantage of the free entry aspect of this week’s annual Racers Appreciation Bracket Shootout at Rockingham Dragway.

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