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Public Safety Officials Urge Public to Prepare for Blast of Winter Weather

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 6:23 PM

Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging the public to pay close attention to their local forecast and be prepared for ice in western counties. State emergency and transportation officials are closely monitoring weather and road conditions and are working with local emergency officials to provide support if needed.

Governor Cooper Visits Washington To Push for More Florence Recovery Help from Federal Government

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 1:00 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today met with the North Carolina Congressional delegation and key federal officials to push for more federal assistance with Hurricane Florence recovery efforts. The storm, which took 41 lives in North Carolina, caused an estimated $17 billion in damages in North Carolina—more than Hurricanes Floyd and Matthew combined—and dumped 8 trillion gallons of rain in the state making it the heaviest rains in east coast history.

Governor Cooper Announces Cybersecurity Training Initiative for Veterans in North Carolina

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 10:36 AM

Cisco Systems will partner with leading industry partners and the state to train North Carolina veterans for jobs in the cybersecurity workforce. The announcement was made by state officials and representatives from Cisco at this morning’s meeting of the NCWorks Commission meeting, Governor Cooper’s statewide workforce development board.

Governor Cooper Signs Proclamation Observing Veterans Day

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 1:22 PM

Today, Governor Cooper hosted military veterans and their families at the Executive Residence for a reception to commemorate the sacrifices military veterans have made for North Carolina and the country. During the reception, the governor signed a proclamation declaring November 11, 2018 Veterans Day in North Carolina.

Governor Offers Reward in Robeson County

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 3:44 PM

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State of North Carolina is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads investigators to the location of Hania Noelia Aguilar, 13 years old.

Global Logistics Company Selects Rockingham County for New Facility

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 11:00 AM

Sanritsu Logistics will open a new warehouse and manufacturing plant in Rockingham County, creating 24 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The international and domestic logistics services company plans to invest $9 million in Reidsville and will service clients throughout the southeastern United States.

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