All Press Releases

State Board to Randomly Select Precincts for Post-Election Audits (Revised)

May 17, 2022

The day after the May 17 primary, the State Board of Elections will randomly select precincts, early voting sites, and absentee-by-mail ballots to be counted by hand in each county to confirm accuracy of the results counted by machine. 

A Reporter's and Voter's Primer for the 2022 Primary Election

May 16, 2022

The 2022 statewide primary election is Tuesday, May 17, and the State Board of Elections wants to be sure that media representatives and voters have answers to common questions about Election Day and post-election processes.

NC COVID-19 Student Response Corps Launches Its Third Year of Providing Help to Nonprofits, Local Governments

May 16, 2022

Year three of the NC COVID-19 Student Response Corps is underway with nearly 100 internship opportunities across the state featured in the 2022 Response Corps Database.

NCDHHS Shares Recommendations for Families During Infant Formula Shortage

May 16, 2022

Amidst the nationwide infant formula shortage, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is connecting families with resources and sharing recommendations to help navigate supply issues safely. NCDHHS is also broadening access to formula for families who use the federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).

Governor Cooper Announces Updated Online Work-Based Learning Tool to Help NC Students

May 16, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers.

North Carolina Announces Plan to Join Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program

May 16, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce declaring North Carolina’s intent to participate in the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program.

North Carolina Announces Plan to Join Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment Program

May 16, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce declaring North Carolina’s intent to participate in the Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program.

Ocean City Beach Inducted onto the NC Civil Rights Trail

May 16, 2022

The Ocean City Beach Community will be honored for its historic role in North Carolina’s civil rights history with a marker on the North Carolina Civil Rights Trail. Founded in 1949, Ocean City was the only place African Americans could purchase coastal property in North Carolina, 15 years before the Civil Rights Act.

NCDHHS Encourages Screening, Testing and Vaccination During Hepatitis Awareness Month to Reduce the Spread of Disease

May 16, 2022

Due to the high prevalence and underdiagnosis of viral hepatitis, the NC Department of Health and Human Services recognizes May as Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day.

Treasurer Folwell Promotes Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 16, 2022

State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, an avid motorcyclist, is asking North Carolinians to look out for motorcycles as people hit the roads for vacations this summer.

Elections Officials to Host News Conference on Primary Election Day

May 16, 2022

North Carolina elections officials will host a news conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday to provide information and answer questions about Primary Election Day.

The N.C. Department of Revenue is Accepting Applications for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program

May 16, 2022

Phase two of the Business Recovery Grant program is going strong, with more than 7,000 applications submitted so far. The application period is open until June 1.

Statement on Bertie County Department of Social Services

May 13, 2022

Effective Monday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will temporarily assume leadership of child welfare services at the Bertie County Department of Social Services, as authorized under state law.

Gov. Cooper, U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Announce Significant Federal Funding to Expand Access to Affordable, High-Speed Internet Across the Country

May 13, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration’s "Internet for All" initiative will invest $45 billion to provide affordable, reliable and high-speed internet for everyone in the United States by 2030.

Governor Cooper and U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Announce Significant Federal Funding to Expand Access to Affordable, High-Speed Internet Across the Country

May 13, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo at the Kramden Institute in Durham to announce the Biden-Harris Administration's Internet for All initiative.