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  • 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...

  • April 24, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC - The Institute of Museum and Library Services has honored the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh with its prestigious National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award is part of a 20-year-old program dedicated to honoring libraries and museums that make a difference for individuals, families and communities.

    "While it...

  • April 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory announced his support today for economic development programs designed to rehabilitate buildings all across North Carolina. 

     

    The governor said his budget will include matching grant funds for the Main Street Solutions Fund which funds rehabilitation efforts in smaller North Carolina towns. He also announced his support for...

  • April 23, 2014 • Ethics and Accountability

    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the Honorable George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County has been appointed to the State Ethics Commission.

    Justice Wainwright is a former associate justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. He served for eight years and distinguished himself as being the only person to have...

  • April 23, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Charlotte, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory met with Medal of Honor nominee Sergeant Kyle J. White in Charlotte today. The Army veteran has been nominated for his extraordinary bravery during a battle in Aranas, Afghanistan in 2007.

    “Sgt. White is a true American hero and we are forever indebted for his service to our nation,” said Governor Pat McCrory....

  • April 23, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Novozymes will expand its North Carolina presence by adding a new bioagriculture research and development facility in Wake County. The company plans to create 100 new jobs and invest more than $36 million over the next three years in Cary.

     

    “The research and...

  • April 22, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Wilmington, NC - Governor Pat McCrory has tapped Michael V. Lee to chair the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors and named Robert Sar the vice chairman.

    Lee is the managing partner of the Lee Law Firm, PLLC in Wilmington where he focuses his practice on real estate development and land use and zoning. A former chair of the New Hanover County Board of Adjustment...

  • April 22, 2014 • Transportation and Infrastructure

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

    North Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors
    • Holly Grange (New Hanover County) – Grange serves as the director of relations at Osprey Global Solutions. Prior to returning to North Carolina in 2009, she served as an attorney at Huck Bouma, PC in Wheaton, Illinois. Grange is a 15-year...

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