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Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson Honored at 2022 MTCC Alumni Awards

May 13, 2022

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the second annual Alumni Awards Ceremony held on Monday, May 9, at the McDowell Technical Community College (MTCC) Crane Resistoflex Auditorium.

12 Tips for Voters on 2022 Primary Election Day

May 12, 2022

With in-person early voting ending at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Primary Election Day is right around the corner – on Tuesday, May 17. The following are 12 tips for voters who cast their ballot on Primary Election Day.

Jeff Bell Named Director of the North Carolina Arts Council

May 12, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced today that Jeff Bell has been named as the next director of the North Carolina Arts Council. Bell currently serves as executive director of the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum in Wilson and Arts Innovation coordinator for the city of Wilson.

North Carolina Approved to Extend Child Care P-EBT Food Assistance Benefits Through 2021-22 School Year, First Issuance Scheduled for Next Week

May 12, 2022

Next week, North Carolina’s youngest children who are eligible for food assistance benefits will begin to receive extra monthly benefits tied to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021-2022 school year.

North Carolina Approved to Extend Child Care P-EBT Food Assistance Benefits Through 2021-22 School Year, First Issuance Scheduled for Next Week

May 12, 2022

Next week, North Carolina’s youngest children who are eligible for food assistance benefits will begin to receive extra monthly benefits tied to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021-2022 school year.

Work Underway to Develop Statewide Portrait of a Graduate

May 12, 2022

With two of three regional meetings concluded, the statewide initiative known as Portrait of a Graduate is nearing completion to clearly define the mindsets and durable skills North Carolina students should possess when they graduate from high school to ensure their readiness for civic life, career, or college.

Montgomery County Historical Society to Host Public Meeting in Support of Montgomery County Comprehensive Architectural Survey

May 11, 2022

Montgomery County has been chosen as the subject of a comprehensive survey of historic buildings and landscapes planned from 2021-23. Funding for this architectural survey comes from the Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund (ESHPF), administered by the National Park Service, for hurricanes Florence and Michael.

Statement from State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, on Proposed Merger Between Atrium Health and Advocate Aurora Health

May 11, 2022

With independent hospital and physician practices increasingly on life support, more mega-mergers are the wrong prescription for the health care industry.

Governor Cooper Releases Proposed Budget, Building on Success

May 11, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper today released his recommended budget for FY 2022-2023, Building on Success.

Treasurer Folwell Gives Financial Boost to Greater Winston-Salem Inc.’s Efforts

May 11, 2022

Missing Money Found in NCCash.com Returned to Economic Development Group

NC Military Spouse Transition Network to help state-employee spouses to grow their careers

May 11, 2022

The NC Military Spouse Transition Network is available to all identified military spouses working for state government agencies in member states of the National Association of State Personnel Executives. The program is designed to help military spouses moving to or leaving North Carolina access career resources, including resume building, skills translation and informal contacts to support military spouse re-employment.

Governor Cooper Announces Champion Home Builders Will Create 182 Jobs in Scotland County

May 10, 2022

Champion Home Builders, a provider of manufactured and modular homes, will expand its North Carolina operations to create 182 jobs in Scotland County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Packaging Manufacturer to Add 150 New Jobs and $27 Million Investment in Cabarrus County

May 10, 2022

Max Solutions, Inc., a specialty packaging manufacturer, will create 150 new jobs in Cabarrus County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Industrial Infrastructure Piping Manufacturer to Create 168 New Jobs in Nash County for First North American Operation

May 10, 2022

COSMOIND Co., Ltd., a polyethylene infrastructure piping manufacturer, will create 168 new jobs in Nash County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

State Archives to host a virtual program on the Regulator Movement in North Carolina

May 9, 2022

Historians will discuss exciting new research about the Regulator Movement in North Carolina during an upcoming program presented by the State Archives of North Carolina. The virtual roundtable, “The Regulator Movement and New Research,” will be held Tuesday, May 24, noon-1 p.m.