All Press Releases

State Superintendent Truitt and General Assembly Award $3 Million for Modernization of CTE Programs

January 17, 2023

In an effort to continue to modernize Career and Technical Education programs and classrooms across North Carolina, the General Assembly allotted $3 million in 2022 for State Superintendent Catherine Truitt to award funds to school districts via two grant programs.

NCDOR Leaders will Volunteer Across the State during MLK Jr. Week

January 17, 2023

Secretary of Revenue Ronald G. Penny and members of the NCDOR leadership team will volunteer across the state to highlight Martin Luther King, Jr. Week, which is observed from Jan. 16 - 20.

Statement from State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA

January 13, 2023

on United Medical Resources' (United Healthcare) Protest of the Awarding of the State Health Plan's Third-Party Administrator Contract

Deadline Extended to Apply for HBCU Summer Internships at the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

January 13, 2023

The deadline has been extended for North Carolina students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions of Higher Education to apply for 10-week paid summer internships within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The new deadline to apply is Feb. 3. 

Koch Named Superintendent of Mayo River State Park in Rockingham County

January 13, 2023

Sam Koch has been named superintendent at Mayo River State Park in Rockingham County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Koch has served as interim superintendent at the park since September.

Governor Cooper Signs Executive Order to Protect State’s Information Technology Infrastructure

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed an Executive Order prohibiting the use of certain applications and websites on state devices including computers and mobile phones.

Gov. Cooper Signs Executive Order to Protect State's IT Infrastructure

January 12, 2023

The order directs the state chief information officer and the NCDIT to develop a policy that prohibits the use of TikTok, WeChat and potentially other applications on state agency IT systems in a manner that presents an unacceptable cybersecurity risk.

Governor Cooper Announces Three Judicial Appointments

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced three judicial appointments to District Courts across the state.

Statement from State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA

January 12, 2023

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Statement on SHP TPA Contract Protest

Extra Federal Food Benefits Due to COVID-19 Will End in March

January 12, 2023

In North Carolina and nationally, emergency allotments for COVID-19 in the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) program will end in March 2023. Households that have been receiving extra FNS benefits (called "emergency allotments") each month since March 2020 or after will see a reduction in benefits because of a federal change that ends emergency allotments for all states.

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Guilford County Murder

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Kate-Lynn Hope Simmons, age 18.

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Vance County Murder

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of De’Cedric Tyquon Alston, 22 years old.

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Atlantic Beach Murder

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Randall Joseph Miller, age 65.

NC Regional Teachers of the Year Named; Nine Vie for the 2023 State Title

January 11, 2023

Nine teachers from across North Carolina have been selected as the state’s regional Teachers of the Year for their dedication, innovation and ability to inspire students to achieve.

Commissioner Causey announces over $105 million saved or recovered for North Carolinians in 2022

January 11, 2023

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announces that the North Carolina Department of Insurance saved or recovered over $105 million for North Carolinians in 2022.

Last year, the Department: