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  • July 22, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Ideal Fastener Corporation will be expanding its facility in Granville County. The company plans to create 155 jobs in Oxford by the end of 2019 and invest more than $5.7 million.


    “This announcement is another example of the confidence employers...

  • July 21, 2014 • Personnel

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

    • Michael Stone (Hoke County) –Stone is the sole proprietor of the Law Firm of Michael A. Stone, PA. Prior to this, he worked for Hatley & Stone, PA and Stone & Associates. He has been appointed to serve as a district court judge in the 16A...
  • July 20, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after learning of the death of Representative Jim Fulghum:

    “Ann and I are sorry to learn of the death of Jim and our prayers go out to his family and friends as they navigate this very difficult time,” said Governor McCrory. “As a medical doctor, Jim had a professional and personal passion for...

  • July 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, released the following statement in the wake of President Barack Obama’s decision to open up the Eastern Seaboard for energy exploration through seismic testing. 


    “We can finally begin to assess the amount of oil or gas that could be beneath the ocean floor...

  • July 17, 2014 • Education

    Northampton students spend summer with science

    by Richard Adkins

    July 16, 2014



    More than 50 students in Northampton County are...

  • July 16, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement following the passage of Senate Bill 812:

    "I will sign this bill because it does not change any of North Carolina’s education standards. It does initiate a much-needed, comprehensive and thorough review of standards. No standards will change without the approval of the State Board of Education. I...

  • July 15, 2014 • Education, • Healthcare, • Legislation

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement today on budget meetings with House and Senate leadership:


    "Earlier today we had positive dialogue with Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger and House Speaker Thom Tillis during a meeting at the Executive Mansion. However, we continue to have objections concerning the elimination of thousands...

  • July 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement after learning of news that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is set to acquire Lorillard Inc.:

    “I am pleased to see continued investment in our state from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,” said Governor McCrory. “This is another...
  • July 15, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory congratulated more than 80 state government interns today at a reception at the governor's mansion. The interns took part in a summer program that provided them with training in a wide range of state government workplaces.


    "I'm proud of these students for showing interest in public...

  • July 13, 2014 • Education, • Jobs and the Economy

    Nashville, TN- Governor Pat McCrory was named to the Executive Committee of the National Governors Association (NGA) for the 2014-15 year today.

    “We have much success and innovation to share with the rest of the country,” Governor McCrory said. “While gridlock prevails in Washington D.C., governors must act, rather than talk, and that’s what...


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