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  • August 15, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Jeff Sheehan of Wake County has been appointed to serve as a member of the Board of the North Carolina Department of Transportation representing Division 5.

     

    Sheehan replaces the unexpired term of current member Mike Smith, who is stepping down effective August 20.

     

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  • August 15, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory appointed District Attorney-Elect Roger Echols as the new Durham District Attorney following the retirement of Acting District Attorney Leon Stanback.

     

    “I would like to thank Leon Stanback for his service to Durham County and North Carolina,” said Governor  McCrory. "He has exhibited great leadership,...

  • August 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state’s 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013. Data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development showed that visitor spending topped $1 billion in Mecklenburg, Wake and Guilford counties...

  • August 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harris Teeter, LLC will expand the perishable facility of its existing Indian Trail Distribution Center in Union County.  The Company’s Indian Trail Distribution Center currently serves an estimated 104 stores across North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and...

  • August 14, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory hosted students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who served as interns this summer for various North Carolina Department of Transportation offices at the executive mansion today. Twenty students participated from six colleges and universities, representing 10 different fields of study and helping support more than 15...

  • August 14, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after learning of the death of Jimmy Halliburton, a N.C. Forest Service Education Ranger.

     

    “Ann and I were sad to learn of the death of Jimmy Halliburton, and we would like to offer our heartfelt condolences to his friends and family,” said Governor McCrory. “Many state employees face inherent...

  • August 14, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement today:

     

    This morning, the Raleigh News and Observer ran a blaring, top of the fold account of a story that overstates, misleads and gives a false impression that I did something ethically wrong regarding my Statement of Economic Interest filing. In fact, just the opposite occurred. ...

  • August 14, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Editorial: McCrory takes look at military

    by New Bern Sun Journal

    August 13, 2014

    New Bern Sun Journal

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  • August 13, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC- The unemployment insurance debt owed to the federal government by North Carolina has dropped by nearly $2 billion under the reforms implemented by Governor Pat McCrory.

     

    After recent tax collections, that debt now stands at $597 million, down from the $2.5 billion owed by North Carolina when Governor...

  • August 12, 2014 • Education, • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, sponsored by the General Motors Foundation, awarded scholarships to three North Carolina college students studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

     
    Governor Pat McCrory hosted these recipients and their families at the executive...

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