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Federal Tipoffs Involving North Carolina Newsletter for Sunday September 15, 2019 ( 30 items )  

$1.9 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Robeson County, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award a* discretionary grant for Head Start services in Robeson County, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $1,933,795. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts; private, public   more

$2.4 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services Expansion in Shelby, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for the expansion of Head Start services in Shelby, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $2,416,886. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts;  more

$2.7 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Iredell County, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in Iredell County, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $2,695,656. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts; private,   more

$2.7 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Iredell County, North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for head start services in Iredell County, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $2,695,656. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts; private,  more

$3.3 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hyde, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell and Washington counties, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $3,278,955. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is op  more

$3.5 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in Franklin, Vance, Warren and Granville counties, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $3,479,516. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; indepe  more

$4.2 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services Expansion in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for the expansion of Head Start services in Morganton, Charlotte and Valdese, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $4,173,896. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; ind  more

$4.9 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for Head Start services in the city of Asheville; and Buncombe and Madison counties, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $4,914,115. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governmen  more

$6 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for head start services in Johnson, Lee, and Harnett counties, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $5,967,665. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school  more

$8.6 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in North Carolina
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to three discretionary grants for head start services in Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico counties, North Carolina. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $8,562,352. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; indepe  more

Agency Helps Community Prepare for the Storm
CAMP LEJEUNE, North Carolina, Sept. 12 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: By Tim Hoyle As Hurricane Dorian took its toll in the Caribbean, news reports told of residents in Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina preparing to face the huge storm. Among those preparing were the officers of the Horry County Police Department who visited a Defense Logistics Agency site on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, Sept. 3 to obtain som  more

ARC Accepts Substance Abuse Advisory Council Recommendations for Strengthening Regional Recovery Ecosystems
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, Sept. 4 -- The Appalachian Regional Commission issued the following news release: * * * - Strategies include developing community playbooks, model workforce training programs, employer toolkits, and community navigation programs * * * Today, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) accepted the Substance Abuse Advisory Council (SAAC) final Report of Recommendations outlining proposed steps for supporting a robust recovery ecosystem in Appalachia. These recommendat  more

Army Reserve 'Winged Warriors' Provide Military Air Travel at a Moment's Notice
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: By Michel Sauret Within hours, the commanding general of the Army Reserve needs reliable flights to see troops face-to-face, whether training through the summer months or responding to real-world missions during hurricane season. With Hurricane Dorian approaching the Carolinas, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers are staged at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, running a command post to direct Soldiers and equip  more

Army Reserve Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers Partner With FEMA, Fort Bragg for Hurricane Dorian Response
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: By Timothy L. Hale As Hurricane Dorian crawls up the Southeastern United States, U.S. Army Reserve Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers, or EPLOs, are working with federal and military officials to prepare for any recovery operations, if they are needed. EPLOs are fielded from the 76th Operational Response Command, based at Salt Lake City, Utah to the 10 FEMA regions across the United States in   more

Coalition Live Fire Closes Out Eager Lion 2019
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Army Forces Command issued the following news: By Darron Salzer A thunderous riot of artillery and small arms fire pockmarked the desert hills here as the culminating event of Eager Lion 2019, a coalition combined arms live fire exercise, came to a calamitous conclusion Sept. 5, 2019. A herculean response, British, Qatari, Jordanian and U.S. troops successfully defended a simulated threat to the Jordanian border, a testament to not only the coun  more

East Carolina University to Receive $46,254 from Interior
WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it intends to award a $46,254 cooperative agreement to the East Carolina University of Greenville, North Carolina, for the development of a hydrologic process model for the Lake Mattamuskeet watershed. The funding opportunity number is F19AS00387 (CFDA 15.678). For more information, contact Teresa Crain, 404/679-4124, teresa_crain@fws.gov.  more

Enroute Mission Command Keeps Fires Unit Connected Inflight to the Fight
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Army Forces Command issued the following news: By Amy Walker During a recent joint force training exercise, the Army's inflight network communications capability knowns as Enroute Mission Command, or EMC, enabled the 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment to receive real-time battlefield updates that enabled the unit to make operational changes enroute, improving fires planning, precision and execution. EMC provides XVIII Airborne Corps u  more

EPA Begins Second Phase of Interim Cleanup at CTS Superfund Site in Asheville, North Carolina
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, Sept. 12 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin the second phase of the interim cleanup at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site (Site) in October 2019. The cleanup will use In-Situ Chemical Oxidation (ISCO) to treat trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination in a 1.9-acre area at 235 Mills Gap Road, Asheville. ISCO involves injection of chemicals into the ground to oxidize an  more

Hawaii Reserve Command Attends International Conference in Thailand
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 13 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: By Melodie Tafao 9th Mission Support Command -- Brig. Gen. Timothy Connelly, commanding general of the 9th Mission Support Command, along with Army chiefs from around the Indo-Pacific gathered in Bangkok, Thailand from Sept. 9th thru 11th for the 11th bi-annual Indo-Pacific Army Chiefs Conference (IPACC) and Indo-Pacific Management Seminar (IPAMS) aimed at promoting trust, understanding and cooper  more

Lexington Treatment/Treatment Centers LLC to Pay $110,000 to Settle EEOC Racial Harassment Lawsuit
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, Sept. 11 -- The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued the following news release: * * * - Methadone Clinic Company Subjected Black Employees to Racially Hostile Work Environment, Federal Agency Charged * * * Treatment Centers, LLC, doing business as Lexington Treatment Associates, a Delaware-based limited liability company that owns and operates methadone clinics in North Carolina, will pay a total of $110,000 and provide other relief to settle a racia  more

N.C. U.S. Attorney: Seafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled As Blue Crab From USA
WILMINGTON, North Carolina, Sept. 11 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina issued the following news release: Capt. Neill's Seafood, Inc. of Columbia, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today in federal court in New Bern, North Carolina, on charges that the company falsely labeled millions of dollars' worth of foreign crab meat as "Product of USA," announced G. Norman Acker, III, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, under   more

Natural Resources Conservation Service: USDA to Invest Up to $300 Million in Partner-Driven Conservation
RALEIGH, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service North Carolina office issued the following news release: * * * - Application period has opened for the Regional Conservation Partnership Program * * * USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today the launch of the updated Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). Potential partners are encouraged to submit proposals that will improve the nation's wat  more

North Carolina National Guard Joins Forces Against Hurricane Dorian
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Army Forces Command issued the following news: By Hannah Tarkelly North Carolina National Guard service members joined forces with N.C. Emergency Management and state partner agencies from the central and eastern portions of North Carolina, as they prepared for, responded to and began recovering from the effects of Hurricane Dorian Sept. 4-8, 2019. Hurricane Dorian's destructive path was aimed at the Tar Heel State as it made its way up the east  more

North Carolina National Guard Medics Train to Save Lives
EL PASO, Texas, Sept. 10 -- The U.S. Army Forces Command issued the following news: By Timothy Gray Fort Bliss Soldiers and agencies exercised the ability to deliver patients to level one trauma care for the first time in four years, September 4. Soldiers assigned to 5th Armored Brigade, First Army Division West coordinated a mass casualty exercise that helped North Carolina National Guard medics prepare for an upcoming deployment. At the same time, the exercise tested communication between g  more

North Carolina Wing Responds to Dorian Impact With Civil Air Patrol Colleagues' Assists
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 -- The U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol issued the following news: By Lynne T. Albert The North Carolina Wing has conducted 22 damage assessment photo flights in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, producing about 250 photos for use by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and its state counterpart in evaluating the storm's impact. The wing also carried out 21 ground missions delivering supplies to dozens of emergency shelters. In addition, wing members helped staff   more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Flowserve Flow Control Division
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54215) involving Flowserve Flow Control Division, Raleigh, North Carolina: PART 21 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE EXAMINATION PERFORMANCE OF COMPONENTS BY AN UNQUALIFIED EMPLOYEE The following is a summary of the information received from Flowserve via facsimile: Contrary to the requirements of ASME Section III & ASME NQA-1 Requirement 2, an employee of Flowserve was found to have performed Non-Destructiv  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54267) involving Global Nuclear Fuel - Americas, Wilmington, North Carolina: OFFSITE NOTIFICATION DUE TO WASTE TREATMENT LAGOON DISCHARGE TO THE SOIL "In preparation for Hurricane Dorian, the Waste Treatment Operator in Responsible Charge (ORC) decided to lower the level in the Waste Treatment Central Lagoon by treating and transferring to Process Lagoons. Piping was damaged and not noticed d  more

Solemn Reminder: Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Pauses to Reflect on 9/11
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, North Carolina, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Air Force (4th Fighter Wing) issued the following news: By Michael Charles Chief Sean Quinby, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department chief, slowly walks to a small table next to the podium at the front of the room. He grabs the short, but thick, cord hanging down from the chrome bell, which sits centerpiece of the memorial table. He waits for a few seconds before he pulls it. The bell's deep and monotone sound echoes th  more

Team Tinker Provides Refuge for Aircraft Evacuating Hurricane Dorian
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Oklahoma, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following news: By Megan Prather When Hurricane Dorian appeared on radar to hit Georgia and the Carolinas this week, nearly a quarter of a million residents evacuated the coast and they're not the only ones who took security measures ahead of the category two storm's arrival. The 4th Fighter Wing from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina evacuated their fleet of F-15E Strike Eagles along with KC-135 Stratot  more

Va. U.S. Attorney: Former Manager of Virginia Beach Tax Service Sentenced to Prison
NORFOLK, Virginia, Sept. 9 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, G. Zachary Terwilliger, issued the following news release: A North Carolina woman was sentenced today to nearly five years in prison for her role in a conspiracy to prepare false tax returns for her customers. According to court documents, Markita D. Simon, 32, of Rocky Mount, was the manager of a now-closed, Virginia Beach-based tax preparation service known as Express Tax Preparation Services. From December  more