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  • May 26, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory signed Senate Bill 445, also known as Burt’s Law, into law today. The governor signed the bill at a ceremony with Burt Powell, his parents, Laurie and Tom Powell, bill sponsors and Lt. Governor Dan Forest.

     

    “It is our responsibility to protect those who cannot defend themselves,” Governor McCrory said. “...

  • May 24, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day.

     

    “Memorial Day is a time to reflect and remember the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who gave their lives defending our nation and our freedom,” Governor McCrory said. “While celebrating with family and friends, let us take time to honor the...

  • May 22, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory will be appearing on CBS News Sunday Morning on May 24, 2015 to discuss North Carolina’s Veterans Treatment Courts.

     

    “North Carolina is home to more than 800,000 veterans who risked their lives to keep us safe,” said Governor McCrory. “Veteran Treatment Courts give...

  • May 22, 2015 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory announced today the release of a new NC4VETS printed resource guide and new updated website that focuses on federal VA benefits as well as opportunities for employment, education, health care, housing and personal services for North Carolina veterans. 

     

    “Veterans and their families...

  • May 22, 2015 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - Memorial Day weekend is North Carolina’s unofficial kickoff to summer, but it also marks the beginning of hurricane season. Governor Pat McCrory has declared May 24-30, 2015 as Hurricane Preparedness Week and is encouraging residents to update their emergency plans and supply kits. Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and runs through November. 

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  • May 21, 2015 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees.

    • Ed McMahan (Mecklenburg)- McMahan is the President and CEO of Little-McMahan group. He is also Vice Chairman of LITTLE, Diversified Architectural Consulting. He is a current member of the...
  • May 21, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Mohawk Industries will expand its manufacturing facility in Rockingham County and create 105 new jobs over the next five years.  The company plans to invest $8 million in the city of Eden.

     

    “Mohawk has...

  • May 21, 2015 • Legislation

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 158, the Jim Fulghum Teen Skin Cancer Prevention Act today. The governor signed the legislation at a ceremony attended by the late state representative’s family, legislators and leaders from North Carolina’s medical community. 

     

    “Dr. Fulghum used his medical expertise to improve the lives of his fellow...

  • May 18, 2015 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory, N.C. Commerce Secretary John E. Skvarla III and the Economic Development Partnership of N.C. announced today that Asbury Carbons, Inc. will locate a new facility in Robeson County.  The move will create 25 new jobs during the next three years with a company investment of more than $8 million in Lumberton.

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  • May 15, 2015 • Education

    Asheville, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory are inviting the public to the annual Spring Open House at the North Carolina Governor's Western Residence from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 16th. The governor and first lady will welcome the public to the open house where admission is free.

     

    "We invite everyone to come explore the grounds...

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