All Press Releases

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, Safety During Surge and More

February 1, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Cafecito and Spanish language tele-town hall on Thursday, Feb. 3, from 6 –7p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, testing and more.

Federal Staffing Supports to Arrive at Atrium Health Pineville, 25 Counties to Receive Federal Ambulance Support

February 1, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the approval of its staffing support request, in partnership with Atrium Health, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. North Carolina is also receiving an additional 25 Advanced Life Support Ambulances.

Federal Staffing Supports to Arrive at Atrium Health Pineville, 25 Counties to Receive Federal Ambulance Support

February 1, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the approval of its staffing support request, in partnership with Atrium Health, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. North Carolina is also receiving an additional 25 Advanced Life Support Ambulances.

Mecklenburg County Pub Owner Charged in State Tax Case

February 1, 2022

A Mecklenburg County businessman was arrested today on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Mark F. Ethridge, 62, of Mint Hill, NC, was charged with three counts of Embezzlement of State Property.

February marks Earthquake Awareness Month

February 1, 2022

North Carolina is not known for its earthquakes.  Hurricanes, yes – but, the natural disaster that shakes the ground due to seismic waves coursing through earth’s rocks below is more prevalent on the West Coast – until recently.

February marks Earthquake Awareness Month

February 1, 2022

North Carolina is not known for its earthquakes.  Hurricanes, yes – but, the natural disaster that shakes the ground due to seismic waves coursing through earth’s rocks below is more prevalent on the West Coast – until recently.

Treasurer Folwell Encourages N.C. Residents to Take Part in National Unclaimed Property Day

February 1, 2022

State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, is reminding North Carolinians that today is National Unclaimed Property Day, an initiative to reunite Americans with billions of their own missing dollars that are being held for them in secure accounts.

Carteret County Oyster Bar Owner Charged in State Tax Case

February 1, 2022

A Carteret County businessman was arrested today on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. William Louis Willis, 53, of Newport, NC was charged with five counts of Embezzlement of State Property.

Wake County Golf Cart Business Owner Charged in State Tax Case

February 1, 2022

A Wake County businessman was arrested today on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Sherief Adel Mansour, 47, of Moncure, NC was charged with two counts of Embezzlement of State Property.

Governor Proclaims Veteran Service Organization Day 2022

January 31, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper signs proclamation declaring January 31, as Veteran Service Organization Day 2022

Application Window Open for $350M to Expand Internet Access in Rural N.C.

January 31, 2022

Qualified internet service providers and electric membership cooperatives providing internet service can now apply for up to $350 million in grants to expand broadband infrastructure in North Carolina and get more people connected to high-speed internet.

Orange County man faces false pretense charge involving roofing contract

January 31, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Thomas Jefferson Sappelt, 33, of 500 Smith Level Road, Carrboro, was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, a felony, along with a misdemeanor count of common law forgery.