Press Releases

Governor Offers Reward in Shooting in Robeson County

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 5:39 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting and attempted carjacking of Ms. Robie Hunt, 49 years old.

Governor Cooper Urges Secretary Zinke To Hold Public Hearings on Offshore Drilling In Coastal Communities

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 1:41 PM

Governor Roy Cooper urged Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to grant a 60-day extension on public comments on offshore drilling and seismic testing off of North Carolina’s coast. In the letter to Sec. Zinke, Governor Cooper also urged the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to hold additional public hearings on the North Carolina coast in Kill Devil Hills, Morehead City, and Wilmington. Currently, the only public feedback session is set to take place in Raleigh as an “open house.”

Gov. Cooper Encourages NC High School Girls to Join Innovative Cybersecurity Competition

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 3:14 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced an innovative opportunity for high school girls to explore the field of cybersecurity through a competitive online game called Girls Go CyberStart. North Carolina girls in grades 9-12 can sign up to compete with girls from 16 other states and territories for a chance to win prizes—and potentially discover their future career.

Governor Cooper Declares Career Pathways Week in North Carolina

Monday, Jan 22, 2018 3:41 PM

To strengthen North Carolina’s workforce and connect students and workers with successful careers, Governor Roy Cooper has declared the week of January 22-26, 2018 Career Pathways Week in North Carolina. NCWorks has developed 27 Certified Career Pathways to help North Carolinians get the education and training needed to work in high-demand, high-wage careers. Throughout the week, regional NCWorks Career Pathways teams will host workshops across the state aimed at raising awareness among K-12 and community college career counselors and teachers.  

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