All Press Releases

NCDHHS to Extend Grant Program Supporting Early Care and Learning Teacher Pay

September 13, 2022

Grant support to boost compensation for North Carolina’s early care and learning teachers and staff will continue through December 2023, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today.

Treasurer Folwell Announces $1.7 Million in Savings for Retirees Enrolled in Supplemental Insurance

September 13, 2022

For the fourth year in a row, negotiations have resulted in substantial savings for dental, vision and identity theft protection

Governor Cooper Tours Allenbrook Elementary School in Charlotte and Delivers Supplies Collected from Governor’s School Supply Drive

September 12, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Allenbrook Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and delivered supplies collected from the Governor’s School Supply Drive. Supplies, including paper, pens, pencils, notebooks and sanitizing wipes, are being delivered to schools across the state as part of the annual drive.

Career Expo highlights job openings at North Carolina state agencies and universities

September 12, 2022

The third annual State of North Carolina Virtual Career Expo will welcome job seekers interested in careers in state government from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.

Public Invited to Sign Book of Condolences for Queen Elizabeth II at N.C. State Capitol

September 9, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has ordered a Book of Condolences to be placed at the North Carolina State Capitol for members of the public to sign in remembrance of Great Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.

Governor Cooper Proclaims September as First Responders Appreciation Month

September 9, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September as First Responders Appreciation Month to honor firefighters, law enforcement personnel, emergency operators and dispatchers, emergency medical technicians, hospital staff, search and rescue personnel and others who protect North Carolinians during emergencies.

Governor Cooper Announces Wolfspeed Selects North Carolina for 445 Acre Manufacturing Campus

September 9, 2022

Wolfspeed, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Silicon Carbide semiconductors, will create more than 1,800 new jobs in Chatham County by 2030, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Asheboro woman charged with insurance fraud

September 9, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Gretchen Eleanora Stephens, 52, of 735 Williams Ave., Asheboro, was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

Voting Begins in the 2022 General Election

September 8, 2022

Beginning Friday, September 9, North Carolina’s county boards of elections will begin mailing absentee ballots to voters who request them for the 2022 general election.

Governor Cooper Tours Winston-Salem State University and Highlights University’s STEM Programs

September 8, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) and met with students in various STEM-related programs, including the Next Generation Black STEM Teacher Network program and WSSU’s Astrobotany Lab.

WNC Residents Attend Public Hearing on the Medical Debt De-Weaponization Act

September 8, 2022

Department of State Treasurer Holds Event in Asheville to Raise Awareness, Get Feedback on High Health Care Costs

Governor Cooper Joins Speedway Motorsports and NASCAR Officials to Announce that North Wilkesboro Speedway will host the 2023 NASCAR All-Star Race

September 8, 2022

During the 75th season of NASCAR, the 2023 NASCAR All-Star Race will be held at the North Wilkesboro Speedway, Governor Roy Cooper, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other officials from NASCAR and Speedway Motorsports announced today.

NCDHHS Issues Alert Directing Families to Not Purchase Mother’s Touch Formula

September 8, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is warning families and caregivers not to purchase Mother’s Touch Formula or give it to infants under their care. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Mother’s Touch Formula does not meet the nutrient requirements for infant formula and is not fully tested for potentially harmful bacteria.

Live Oak Bank to Add 200 New Jobs in New Hanover County with a $25 Million Expansion in Wilmington

September 7, 2022

Live Oak Bank, a digitally-focused bank, will create 204 new jobs in New Hanover County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Raeford woman charged with insurance fraud

September 7, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced that Athenia Renee Singletary, 52, of 149 Sweetgum Court, Raeford, was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.