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  • August 29, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - First Lady Ann McCrory joined the Safe America Foundation today to encourage North Carolinians to “Text First. Talk Second.”™ when letting those closest to them know they are okay after a disaster. 

     

    Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed September as Emergency Preparedness Month, which coincides with National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the U.S...

  • August 27, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that United Furniture Industries NC, LLC is expanding operations in Forsyth County.  The company plans to create 200 new jobs and invest $5.2 million over the next three years in Winston-Salem.

     

    “This is a significant expansion by United Furniture...

  • August 26, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory issued a flag order today lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff on August 27 in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden, Sr. of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Col. Holden was a 35-year veteran of the Highway...

  • August 26, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed today, August 26, as Women’s Equality Day. Today marks the date that women across the nation received the right to vote with the certification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

     

    “Democracy was stunted when women did not have the right to vote,” Governor McCrory said. “Today...

  • August 26, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory is using this year’s noteworthy anniversaries of Hurricanes Hazel, Hugo, Floyd, Frances and Ivan to encourage North Carolina families, businesses and schools to make a plan, get a kit and stay informed in the event of an emergency. 

     

    “North Carolina has faced severe winter weather, devastating tornadoes and the earliest...

  • August 25, 2014 • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC — Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 42 into law today. This legislation ensures the Division of Employment Security (DES) is in compliance with the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL). The legislation has also made certain that DES is statutorily prohibited from selling and releasing confidential appeals hearing notices.

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  • August 25, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he will appoint Winston-Salem lawyer Richard Dietz to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Dietz will fill the seat of Judge Bob Hunter, Jr., who will become a Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court on September 6.

     

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  • August 22, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory is encouraging high school students to apply for the Governor’s Page Program. Upcoming dates for the one-week internship in Raleigh are available beginning  September 8.

     

    “As students are heading back to school, we are encouraging families to get more information about the...

  • August 22, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Evidence is adding up to show the state’s economy continues to strengthen under Governor Pat McCrory’s economic policies. North Carolina exports increased 2.7 percent in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, growing from $14.9 billion to $15.3 billion.

     

    “North Carolina products are in greater demand across the world...

  • August 22, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Special Superior Court Judge Lisa Bell to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Judge Bell will fill outgoing Chief Judge John Martin’s seat, who retired from the Court of Appeals August 1. She will serve on the Court until December 31, 2014.

     

    "Judge Bell has been a tremendous asset to our state’s judiciary...

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