Press Releases

Governor Cooper Announces Finish Line Grants Program to Help Community College Students Complete Training

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 11:46 AM

Today, Governor Cooper announced the Finish Line Grants program to help community college students who face unforeseen financial emergencies complete their training. The program will leverage up to $7 million in federal funds to help students pay for course materials, housing, medical needs, dependent care, or other financial emergencies that students may face through no fault of their own.

Tropical Storm Chris Brings Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents to North Carolina

Monday, Jul 9, 2018 11:14 AM

As Tropical Storm Chris swirls off the North Carolina coast, emergency officials are monitoring the storm carefully and warning coastal residents and vacationers to be cautious. Already, the storm is churning up heavy seas and dangerous surf, which claimed the life of one beachgoer on the Outer Banks this weekend. 

Governor Cooper Announces 301 New Jobs in Durham County

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 11:53 AM

Sensus USA, Inc., a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities, will expand its current operations in Durham County, creating 301 new jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $4 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.

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