The city of Rocky Mount is making national news, and it’s not welcoming. Forbes magazine has ranked the city among America’s 10 most-impoverished cities.
Wake County is pleased to report that many citizens in the priority groups for the H1N1 injectable vaccine have received it; however, due to citizen interest, the supply of vaccine is temporarily depleted and the County has temporarily closed its H1N1 influenza vaccination clinics, effective at 1 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2009.
The North Carolina State Fair is a celebration of agriculture, and organizers want to make the event an occasion to give back to Mother Earth. Last year, the State Fair advertised its efforts to be more environmentally friendly: Biodiesel fueled the midway.