Press Releases

Governor Cooper Kicks Off Annual School Supply Drive

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 10:45 AM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced the kickoff of the Governor’s School Supply Drive to help address unmet classroom needs in North Carolina public schools. Cooper was at Pearsontown Elementary School in Durham for the announcement. 

Pfizer to Invest in Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility in North Carolina

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 2:15 PM

Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s premier biopharmaceutical companies, has selected Lee County for a new expansion of its manufacturing facilities as the company prepares to produce new gene therapy medicines. Governor Roy Cooper announced the company plans to invest $100 million in its Sanford facilities, creating 40 jobs and building upon a technology first developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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