Press Releases

Western N.C. Communities Receive $1.6M to Enhance Workers’ Health Care

Monday, Feb 26, 2018 1:17 PM

A new program aimed at improving worker health in the automotive, aviation and manufacturing sectors in Western North Carolina launched today, Governor Roy Cooper announced. Communities can apply for more than $1.6 million to support local efforts to enhance health care for these critical employees. 

Governor Cooper Announces 305 New Jobs in Granville County

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 9:44 AM

RiceWrap Foods Corporation, a food manufacturer with a unique, patent-pending method of producing and delivering rice for sushi, will create 305 new jobs in Granville County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $9.9 million in Butner to locate a production facility.

First Lady, Cabinet Secretaries to See Students Compete in Girls Go CyberStart This Week

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 2:15 PM

More than 400 North Carolina high school girls will take part this week in an online competition to explore careers in cybersecurity. North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper, Secretary of Administration Machelle Sanders, and Secretary of Information Technology Eric Boyette will visit high schools across the state this week to watch girls compete in Girls Go CyberStart.

Governor Cooper Names Early Childhood Advisory Council

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 11:52 AM

Governor Cooper reaffirmed his commitment to making quality early learning and development a priority today by naming experts to serve on the state's Early Childhood Advisory Council.

Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Northampton County

Friday, Feb 16, 2018 10:40 AM

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 murder of Shawte Shaniqua Williams, 24 years old.

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