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  • December 2, 2014 • Agriculture

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory congratulated this year's North Carolina Christmas Tree Association contest winners at a presentation at the State Capitol today. Each year, the association holds a contest to choose growers whose Christmas trees and wreaths will adorn the Capitol rotunda, governor's office hallway and windows.


    "There's no better way...

  • December 2, 2014 • Personnel

    “Since my administration entered office in January of 2013, North Carolina has gained more than 150,000 jobs, and that is a testament to our business-friendly environment and transformational changes at the Commerce Department led by Secretary Sharon Decker."


    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory announced today that Sharon Decker will step down...

  • December 1, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. -  The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointment to the Golden L.E.A.F. Board today:


    Board of Directors of the Golden L.E.A.F. Inc.

    • David M. Stover (Wake County) – Stover has an extensive business background and was Assistant Secretary of Commerce under Governor James G. Martin.  ...
  • November 29, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed Saturday, November 29, 2014 as "Small Business Saturday," encouraging North Carolinians to celebrate small businesses and the valuable contributions they make to the economy.
    "'Small Business Saturday' is a celebration of entrepreneurs, of hard work and of the talent and workforce our...
  • November 27, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement in celebration of Thanksgiving. 


    “We North Carolinians have so much to be thankful for, particularly those of us who will be sitting down at bountiful tables surrounded by family and friends. However, the true spirit of Thanksgiving is best expressed...

  • November 25, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:


    State Property Tax Commission

    • Linda Shaw (Guilford County) - Shaw is retiring from the Guilford County Board of Commissioners after having served her fourth term.  She has been active in numerous civic and volunteer organizations.  She...
  • November 24, 2014 • Public Safety

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has declared November 30 through December 6 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. He urged all residents to update their emergency plans and stock their emergency supplies kits.


    “The four back-to-back winter storms we experienced earlier this year are good reminders that North Carolina winters can pack...

  • November 24, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:


    North Carolina State Board of Opticians

    • William Brock (Gaston County) - Brock is a licensed optician with the National Vision Center (Walmart). He is a reappointment.
    • Debra Newell (Wake County)  - Newell is the...
  • November 23, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - First Lady Ann McCrory, Alice Forest, wife of Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, and Gale Wilkins, executive director of the NC Council for Women, have organized a food drive benefiting the Durham Rescue Mission. In upcoming weeks, they will collect canned food items and monetary donations to help struggling North Carolinians during the holiday season. 


  • November 23, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory joined North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Annual Meeting in Charlotte this morning. Addressing nearly 700 transportation executives from around the country, the governor and transportation secretary highlighted North Carolina's...


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