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North Carolina Feels Effects of Tropical Storm Elsa

Thursday, Jul 8, 2021 9:50 AM

As North Carolina begins to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Elsa, Governor Roy Cooper and state emergency management officials are reminding residents to be prepared for possible power outages and to avoid driving through floodwaters.

Department of Public Safety Secretary Planning to Retire

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2021 2:31 PM

Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks today announced his plans to retire from state service on August 1. Governor Roy Cooper appointed Hooks on January 5, 2017, to serve as Secretary of the Department of Public Safety and as the State Homeland Security Advisor. 

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