Raleigh, N.C. – All across North Carolina plans to build stronger communities will be enhanced by $93,000 in federal grant support for awards announced by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Seven historic preservation projects range from a city-wide architectural survey and a neighborhood nomination to the National Register of Historic Places, to a Wooden...
July 11, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
July 11, 2014 • Education
Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:
North Carolina Textbook Commission
• Dawn Hester (Pitt County)
• Tracy Arnold (Pitt County)
• Tracey Lewis (Stokes County)
• Lesa Widener (Catawba County)
July 10, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory will travel to Nashville, Tennessee for the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting this weekend.
Friday, July 11, 2014:
8:30 a.m. – NGA Center for Best Practices Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. – Opening Session with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden
3:00 p.m. – Economic Development and Commerce...
July 10, 2014 • Education, • Legislation
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement on the ongoing negotiations over providing much needed raises to North Carolina teachers:
“This morning, I received a call from Speaker Tillis and they have moved to a 6 percent raise. In an effort to come to a resolution, but with some concerns, I...
July 10, 2014 • Legislation, • Military and Veterans Affairs
Raleigh, N.C. – Active duty members, veterans and military spouses can have selected military training and past experience converted into college credit and/or professional licenses in North Carolina under legislation signed into law today by Governor Pat McCrory.
July 9, 2014 • Public Safety
Raleigh, N.C. – Every 911 center in North Carolina will be required to have a backup call response plan in place under legislation signed today by Governor Pat McCrory.
Senate Bill 797 requires all public agencies operating 911 centers (known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs)) to have an alternate plan for taking 911 calls in the event that a primary PSAP...
July 9, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory joined employees, executives and elected officials this morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of bioMérieux’s new 25,500 square-foot facility in Durham. This addition to the company's existing Durham facility will help create more than 44 new jobs and allow bioMérieux to better meet the increasing global demand for...
July 8, 2014 • Personnel
Raleigh, N.C. – The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:
North Carolina State Building Commission
- Michael Benson (Pitt County) – Benson is the president of Pitt Electric Inc.
The commission develops procedures to direct and guide the state’s capital facilities development and...
July 7, 2014 • Legislation
Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory signed a bill this afternoon that authorizes approximately $376 million of improvements that will directly benefit students at six University of North Carolina (UNC) institutions. Funds to pay for these projects will come from various fees, receipts, grants and fund raising income and not from tuition or taxpayer monies appropriated by the...
July 7, 2014 • Public SafetyRaleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory has issued a state disaster declaration for the Town of Woodfin to help the community recover from a severe storm that struck April 29, 2014. The declaration makes state funds available to help cover the costs of removing debris, providing emergency protective...