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  • November 6, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory, chairman of the Outer Continental Shelf Governors Coalition, reiterated his support for Outer Continental Shelf energy development today at a workshop in downtown Raleigh's Nature Research Center. 

     

    "Exploring the potential oil and gas reserves located in the Outer Continental Shelf will solidify North Carolina’s...

  • November 6, 2014 • Education, • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory met with members of the North Carolina Business Committee for Education at its All-Member Meeting today at the Governor’s Mansion. During the meeting, Governor McCrory stressed initiatives like NCWorks, a program that creates a stronger alignment of services and resources to meet the workforce needs of businesses in order to get more people...

  • November 6, 2014 • Personnel

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

     

    U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission

    • Wilbur D. Jones Jr. (New Hanover County) - Capt. Jones has been appointed as chairman of the commission. He has 28 years of active and ready-reserve experience in the US Navy.  He is also an...
  • November 3, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Eric C. Morgan as a Superior Court Judge in Forsyth County. He will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Superior Court Judge Ronald Spivey.

     

    "We look forward to Eric Morgan's expertise and the high ethical standards he will bring to the Court," said Governor McCrory.

     

    Morgan...

  • November 3, 2014 • Personnel

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

     

    North Carolina State Banking Commission

    • Diane Gaines (Guilford County) - Gaines is the founder, president and CEO of Advanced Personnel Resources Inc. 

    The commission supervises, directs and reviews all actions of the...

  • October 31, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Military and Veterans Affairs

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory was in northeast North Carolina today to talk about his 25-year transportation vision, the economy and the importance of the Coast Guard to the region.

     

    The governor and Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata highlighted the need to better connect northeast North Carolina with the Hampton Roads and Norfolk areas of...

  • October 31, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after a slight drop in teacher turnover was reported in the Annual Report on Teachers Leaving the Profession which is issued by the Department of Public Instruction. The overall turnover rate was 14.12 percent in 2013-14 out of a teacher workforce of 96,010 teachers. The turnover rate was 14.33 percent in 2012...

  • October 31, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Linamar North Carolina, Inc., is expanding operations in Buncombe County.  The company plans to create 150 new jobs and invest $115 million over the next several years in Arden, near Asheville.  

     
    “This...
  • October 30, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. - Tomorrow, Governor Pat McCrory will head to northeast North Carolina for stops to talk about his 25 year transportation vision, jobs and the economy, and the...

  • October 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory was in Concord for Alevo Energy’s opening of its new facility today. Alevo Energy, an energy service provider that uses a combination of innovative battery technology and smart data analytics to reduce waste and inefficiencies in the grid delivery system, says it plans to create 2,500 jobs initially and invest $1 billion in...

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