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Adam Carver Named New Superintendent At Dismal Swamp State Park PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 14:14

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The Division of Parks and Recreation has announced that Adam Carver has been promoted to Superintendent of Dismal State Park. 

Carver succeeds Joy Greenwood, who accepted a position as superintendent of Merchants Millpond State Park earlier this year.
The park is located three miles south of the North Carolina/Virginia border on US Hwy 17.
A superintendent is the chief of operations for the park.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 14:15
Halifax County Prison Farm Donates Inmate-Grown Veggies To Local Food Bank PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:33

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Squash grown and canned by inmates at the Caledonia Prison Farm in Halifax County is now in the hands of families hit hard by economic woes. 

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice reports that 4,500 cases of canned squash have been donated to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.   
The donation filled five tractor-trailers.
 “The staff and inmates who work on the farm are pleased to be able to make this contribution of our extra vegetables this season,” said Correction Enterprises director Karen Brown in a news release. “We encourage others to make their own donation to a local food bank during Hunger Action Month.”
 September is Hunger Action Month in North Carolina.  
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:34
Orange County Rabies Cases Skyrocket In 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 07:45


RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - If the incidence of confirmed rabies continues at the current rate, Orange County is on pace to double the number of cases reported for each of the past two years.
This week the county recorded its 20th case of 2014. That is well past the 12 cases confirmed in 2013 and 2012.
The latest incident occurred in the town of Efland.
The case was confirmed by the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health.
Auditor Finds Reportable Findings In Alexander Clerk Of Superior Court Audit PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 September 2014 08:14

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A state audit of the Clerk of Superior Court's office in Alexander County has produced findings considered reportable.

Auditor Beth Wood's' office released the results on Thursday. 
The Report Summary states:
The results of our audit disclosed a deficiency in internal control and/or instance of noncompliance that is considered reportable under Government Auditing Standards. The Clerk’s Office did not compel the timely filing of estate inventories in accordance with state law, resulting in a loss or delay in the collection of court costs and fees. Details about this item are provided in the Audit Findings, Recommendations, and Responses section of the report.
The full audit can be found at 
Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014 08:15

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