All Press Releases

Health Officials Encourage North Carolinians with COVID-19 to Seek Treatment Right Away

May 3, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper and state health officials are encouraging North Carolinians to seek treatment quickly if they get sick with COVID-19. FDA authorized treatments that can lower the risk of hospitalization and death are widely available. These treatments must be administered early, some within 5 days, and can only be prescribed by a medical professional.

Governor Cooper Highlights North Carolina Education Corps Program at South Johnson Elementary School in Scotland County, Encourages People to Apply to be Tutors

May 3, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited South Johnson Elementary School in Scotland County to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day and meet with members of the North Carolina Education Corps program.

Governor Cooper Proclaims Small Business Week in North Carolina

May 3, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May 1 - 7, 2022 as Small Business Week to celebrate America’s entrepreneurs and the impact of small businesses on North Carolina’s economy.

How to Know Your Vote Counted in NC

May 3, 2022

As in-person early voting begins, North Carolina elections officials are reminding voters about how they can be confident their vote is counted this election season. Absentee-by-mail voting began in late March. In-person early voting has begun and runs through Saturday, May 14. Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 17. Depending on which voting method you choose, there are different ways of knowing that your ballot was received and counted by your county board of elections.

Electronic Reporting System Broadens Picture of North Carolina COVID-19 Deaths

May 3, 2022

More timely access to death certificate data through a new electronic reporting system is giving North Carolinians a more comprehensive picture of COVID-19-related deaths, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced.

Electronic Reporting System Broadens Picture of North Carolina COVID-19 Deaths

May 3, 2022

More timely access to death certificate data through a new electronic reporting system is giving North Carolinians a more comprehensive picture of COVID-19-related deaths, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced.

Nearly $400 Million Awarded in Needs-Based School Construction Grants

May 3, 2022

More than two dozen school districts across North Carolina will share nearly $400 million in new state lottery-funded grant awards for school construction, renovation projects and other capital improvements.

The NCDOR Publishes Notice On New Military Deduction

May 3, 2022

The NCDOR has published a notice about the new deduction for certain military retirement pay and Survivor Benefit Plan payments.

Local Government Commission Directs Staff to Negotiate Spring Lake Loan Payment

May 2, 2022

Charlotte, Asheville Airports' Requests for $900 Million in Project Financing Approved

State Fire Marshal to announce fire insurance ratings in Raleigh this week

May 2, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

On Tuesday morning, Commissioner Causey will unveil the new fire rating for the Durham Highway Fire Department, and he will visit the Western Wake Fire Department to present its fire rating on Wednesday afternoon.

Commissioner Causey to present K9 Dog ‘Nancy’ at Raleigh press event

May 2, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will kick-off Arson Awareness Week and present Accelerant Detection K-9 ‘Nancy’ during a special news conference this week. The press conference and demonstration to follow will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in front of the Albemarle Building, located at 325 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, N.C.

State Fire Marshal to announce fire insurance ratings in Raleigh this week

May 2, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

On Tuesday morning, Commissioner Causey will unveil the new fire rating for the Durham Highway Fire Department, and he will visit the Western Wake Fire Department to present its fire rating on Wednesday afternoon.

Local Governments Struggling with Water, Sewer Woes Could Get Grants

May 2, 2022

Local Government Commission Votes to Designate More Units as Distressed

Governor Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Prepare for Hurricane Season

May 2, 2022

The first week in May, Hurricane Preparedness Week, encourages preparedness and education about the dangers of hurricanes and remind everyone to be ready for tropical weather.