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  • April 30, 2014 • Education
    Raleigh, NC -  A handful of documents changed the character of the United States. The 13th Amendment, formally ending legal slavery in this country, is one of them. 
     
    As part of the observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and in recognition of Juneteenth, June 19, the date many African-Americans observe...
  • April 30, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. – Though the severe storm pattern that affected most of North Carolina yesterday cleared the state this morning, another round of severe weather is expected to enter North Carolina later today, bringing the potential for thunderstorms, damaging straight-line winds, heavy rain, large hail and possible isolated tornadoes.  Governor Pat McCrory and Department of...

  • April 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    High Point, NC - Governor Pat McCrory, Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Susan Kluttz and Doug Bassett, chairman of the High Point Market Authority, dedicated a state historical marker today on South Main Street alongside the historical Furniture exposition hall building that was built in 1921. The marker recognizes the importance of the High Point Furniture Market and its value to...

  • April 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Syfan Manufacturing, Inc. is expanding its North Carolina manufacturing operations in Martin County.  The company plans to create 24 new jobs and invest more than $6.5 million over the next three years in Everetts.

     
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  • April 28, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for Beaufort, Chowan, Pasquotank and Perquimans counties in the...

  • April 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Charlotte, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Red Ventures will expand its operations in Mecklenburg County. The rapidly-growing technology and marketing company plans to create 580 new jobs in North Carolina over the next five years and invest more than $2 million at its Charlotte location.

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  • April 27, 2014 • Public Safety

     

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory toured Eastern North Carolina today to inspect damage caused by Friday’s severe weather in Beaufort, Perquimans & Chowan counties. The governor also expressed his sorrow after an 11-month-old boy died Sunday morning from injuries he sustained Friday when a tornado touched down in Chowan County.

    “All of North Carolina...

  • April 26, 2014 • Public Safety, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in the wake of yesterday's severe thunderstorms and reported tornado:

    "Thankfully, we do not have any reported fatalities from the string of severe thunderstorms that raked through the northern half of our state," said Governor Pat McCrory. "I want to thank the efforts of our first responders and...

  • April 25, 2014 • Personnel

     

    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:

    North Carolina Historical Commission
    • Chris Fonvielle Jr. (New Hanover County) – Fonvielle is an associate professor of history at UNC-Wilmington and has a great interest in American Civil War, North Carolina, Southern and Lower Cape Fear history.
    • Samuel...

  • April 25, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Steve P. Keen as the new director of the state's Eastern Office.

    Keen is the past chairman of the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and member of the state's Environmental Management Commission. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where he served as an Operations Specialist. Keen is the former owner of Adam's Auto...

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