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Upper Flint Rd FR-11 Bridge Closure

posted 6/11/24 · Roads

Golf Course Road Re-Open

posted 5/31/24 · Roads

DMC Hwy 99 Hawkeye Creek Bridge Closure

posted 5/29/24 · Roads

Conservation department adds 19.4 acres to Hickory Bend

posted 11/27/23 · Conservation The new land is right along Flint Creek, provides habitat for endangered species, and will be open to the public.

Investigation of Elevated Lead Levels: Applesauce Pouches (November 2023)

posted 11/8/23 · Public Health As reported in a safety alert issued by FDA on October 28, 2023, the FDA, along with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) are investigating reports of four children with elevated blood lead levels, indicating potential acute lead toxicity. The NCDHHS investigation identified WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches as a potential shared source of exposure. As part of their investigation, NCDHHS analyzed multiple lots of WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree, detecting extremely high concentrations of lead.

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