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Governor Roy Cooper visited Thermo Fisher Scientific in Asheville today, where the company set up an on-site vaccine clinic for employees to receive their COVID-19 shot in partnership with the Buncombe County Department of Health and Human Services.

Governor Roy Cooper visited Halifax Community College today to talk with 20 high school students and instructors who are part of North Carolina's first Clean Energy Youth Apprenticeship Pilot, the Halifax Lighthouse Solar Camp.

Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bill into law today:

Roseburg Forest Products, an innovative U.S. forest products manufacturer, will create 137 new jobs in Halifax County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest a total of $200 million to develop a sustainable high-tech sawmill operation in the Town of Weldon.

Elkay Manufacturing, a leading producer of sinks and water delivery products, will expand its operations in Robeson County, leading to the creation of 20 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $5.5 million in a facility in Lumberton, becoming the first tenant in the Lumberton/Robeson County I-95/I-74 Industrial Park.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) Secretary Mandy Cohen visited the Lumbee Homecoming vaccine site at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Governor Roy Cooper has appointed Travis Page to serve as District Attorney in Prosecutorial District 38, serving Gaston County. He will fill the seat to be vacated by the Honorable Locke Bell who is retiring at the end of this month.

Precision Swiss Products, Inc. a manufacturer of high precision component parts, will create 125 new jobs in Brunswick County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest more than $9.3 million to locate its headquarters and manufacturing facility to the International Logistics Park shared by Brunswick and Columbus counties.

Following the CDC’s decision to extend its national evictions moratorium, Governor Cooper on Monday asked for the necessary concurrence from the Council of State to extend the evictions moratorium order.

The state evictions moratorium will end July 1 after Republican members of the Council of State rejected a one-month extension, which would have aligned with the national CDC evictions moratorium through July 31.

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