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One death in North Carolina attributed to Hurricane Irma

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 4:25 PM

A Henderson County medical examiner has determined that an Edneyville man died Tuesday from carbon monoxide poisoning. The man was using a generator to power his home after severe weather knocked out electricity in the area. Local authorities have not yet released the victim’s name.

Gov. Cooper Delivers Supplies Collected from Governor’s School Supply Drive

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 1:51 PM

This week, Governor Roy Cooper delivered supplies collected from the inaugural Governor’s School Supply Drive to schools in Charlotte and Goldsboro to help address unmet classroom needs in North Carolina. Governor Cooper delivered supplies to Shamrock Gardens Elementary School in Charlotte and Carver Heights Elementary School in Goldsboro.

Gov. Cooper Offers Reward in Perquimans County Missing Persons Case

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 3:00 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State of North Carolina will offer a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the disappearance of Karen Rae Bosta.

Governor Cooper Announces 28 New Board and Commission Appointments

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 12:20 PM

Today, Gov. Roy Cooper announced new appointments to North Carolina Boards and Commissions, including the North Carolina Courts Commission, the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, and the North Carolina State Board of Agriculture.

Cleanup Begins as Irma’s Effects Linger in North Carolina

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 2:02 PM

North Carolina is beginning to clean up from Hurricane Irma, with trees down and power out in parts of the state.  Irma’s rains will continue across the state today, but significant flooding is not expected as North Carolina was spared the full force of the storm.

State Ready as Hurricane Irma’s Effects Reach North Carolina

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 2:19 PM

Governor Roy Cooper reminded North Carolinians to remain ready and aware as the state begins to feel rain and winds from Hurricane Irma later today. National Guard soldiers, Highway Patrol troopers and rescue teams are poised and ready to go if needed.

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