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Officials Tell Oxford Residents to Steer Clear of Creek

Posted August 21, 1997

— If you live in or plan to visit the Oxford area, state officials have a warning for you: Stay away from Coon Creek.

Officials say the creek has extremely high levels of fecal coliform bacteria following a sewage spill over the weekend.

Since May, major sewage spills have been reported in Kinston, Greensboro, Durham and Garner.


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