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Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Franklin County

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 4:40 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 murder of Devin Cristofer Bilodeau, age 21.

Governor Offers Reward in Murder in Union County

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 4:21 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 murder of Sim Augusta Flowe, age 87 years.

Governor Cooper Challenges Workforce Leaders to Increase Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 4:56 PM

Governor Roy Cooper challenged business and workforce development leaders to increase the number of work-based learning opportunities across the state, part of a broader initiative to help North Carolinians become more job-ready. Governor Cooper offered his challenge today at a meeting of the NCWorks Commission, along with a call for the commissioners to provide him firm recommendations at the Commission’s next meeting for further action to advance the state’s workforce development agenda.

North Carolina Signs On to Broadband Network for First Responders

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 12:01 PM

North Carolina took a step today toward strengthening public safety and emergency preparedness by clearing the way for its first responders to join FirstNet, the first nationwide broadband network specifically built for public safety agencies.

Governor Cooper Honors American Education Week in North Carolina

Monday, Nov 13, 2017 10:41 AM

Governor Cooper today declared November 13-17, 2017 to be American Education Week in North Carolina. Sponsored by the National Education Association and the American Legion, American Education Week has been recognized and celebrated the week before Thanksgiving since 1921. The observance honors the role public schools play in providing opportunity and strengthening communities and our democracy.

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