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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.

Manufacturer of Retail Displays to Create 57 Jobs in Beaufort County

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 3:05 PM

InterMarket Technology, Inc., a manufacturer of Point of Purchase displays and recycling bins, has selected Beaufort County for its corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility, creating 57 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will locate operations in Washington, NC and invest nearly $2.7 million.

North Carolina Joins Skillful State Network to Share Innovative Ideas on Workforce Development

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 2:10 PM

North Carolina is joining a network of states committed to finding innovative ways to help prepare people for jobs so they can live better lives, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The Skillful State Network brings together 20 states to share ideas that work to create a 21st century labor market. As a leader in workforce development, North Carolina joins the network as a founding member.

Governor Cooper Announces NC Job Ready, Key Priorities for Workforce Development

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 1:24 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today laid out his priorities for workforce development, a primary focus for his administration as he seeks to ensure more North Carolinians are ready for the jobs of today and tomorrow. Cooper spoke at Vernon Malone College and Career Academy to highlight the core principles of his job readiness initiative, NC Job Ready.

Gov. Cooper Names New Appointees for State Boards and Commissions

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 11:07 AM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced 31 new appointees to various state boards and commissions for North Carolina, including the State Health Coordinating Council, the Minority Health Advisory Council, and the Domestic Violence Commission

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