Press Releases

Governor Cooper Details Recommendations for Safer Schools, More Nurses & Counselors, More Funding for School Resource Officers

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 12:18 PM

For a fact sheet on the governor’s recommendations, click HERE.

Ahead of the release of his short session budget, Governor Roy Cooper today shared his recommendations and requests to improve school safety and youth mental health. The Governor’s budget will recommend $130 million to protect students and prevent school violence. Cooper announced his school safety package at Cedar Ridge High School in Hillsborough where he was joined by educators, school support personnel and law enforcement.

Governor Offers Reward in Murders in Guilford County

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 5:41 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murders of Asia Brown, 22 years old, and her son, Ashton Brown, 2 years old.

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.

Road Conditions Starting to Improve, But Travel Remains Hazardous Across North Carolina

Friday, Jan 19, 2018 1:10 PM

With some melting yesterday and temperatures on the rise again today, North Carolina’s interstates and major highways are in good shape, but many secondary roads and neighborhood streets are still treacherous. Governor Cooper urged everyone to be patient just a little while longer before venturing out and to drive carefully if they do.

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