Press Releases

Governor Cooper Announces 47 New Jobs at Advanced Superabrasives in Madison County

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 3:13 PM

Advanced Superabrasives, Inc., a manufacturer of premium high performance grinding wheels and equipment, will expand operations at its existing facility in Mars Hill, creating 47 full-time jobs over four years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $26 million in its expansion in Madison County.

$15 Million Program Available to Help Small Businesses Affected by Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 12:26 PM

Small businesses affected by Hurricane Matthew should apply now for $15 million in financing from the North Carolina Department of Commerce and nonprofit lenders, Governor Roy Cooper encouraged business owners today. The N.C. Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Small Business Recovery Assistance Program launched this week with a website and application information. 

Strong Storms, Tornadoes Impact Western Counties

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 3:04 PM

A line of strong storms moved across North Carolina Monday afternoon and evening devastating a regional airport, damaging dozens of homes, toppling trees, closing roads and leaving several western North Carolina communities without power.

Governor Cooper Declares Financial Aid Awareness Week

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 9:51 AM

Governor Roy Cooper has signed a proclamation declaring October 22-28 Financial Aid Awareness Week and urged high school seniors to take advantage of opportunities to seek financial aid. 

North Carolina Offers Amazon World-Class Choices

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 5:11 PM

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper offered congratulations today to community leaders in four North Carolina locations that have worked intensely within their regions to offer Amazon a variety of powerful choices for the company’s second headquarters site.

Advanced Computer Learning Company to Create 75 Tech Jobs in Cumberland County

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 10:18 AM

Advanced Computer Learning Company, LLC (ACLC), a leader in training development and delivery, educational software programs, and technology systems integration, has selected its Fayetteville headquarters for an expansion that will bring 75 jobs and $612,810 in investment to the area, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Comment on Proposed Senate Constitutional Amendment

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 10:18 AM

Ford Porter, press secretary for Governor Roy Cooper, shared the following statement on the North Carolina Senate's proposed constitutional amendment that would require all judges to be elected every two years:

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