All Press Releases

‘DNCR Days’ Coming to the Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center

August 29, 2022

It is time to salute the 50th anniversary of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources again. 

The Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center in Old Fort, N.C., will host the third of three "DNCR Days" celebrations Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

N.C. State Parks to Launch New Website

August 26, 2022

The N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation will launch a new website Aug. 30.

Governor Cooper Appoints New District Attorney for Cabarrus County

August 26, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the appointment of Ashlie P. Shanley to serve as District Attorney in Prosecutorial District 25, serving Cabarrus County.

Governor Cooper Proclaims August 26 as Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed August 26 as Women’s Equality Day in North Carolina to honor women leaders across the state and encourage residents to support organizations that advocate for social progress and equity for women.

Governor Cooper Thanks Emergency Responders at the North Carolina 911 Board Public Safety Answering Points Manager’s Meeting

August 25, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper spoke at the 911 Board Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP) Manager’s Meeting today in Greensboro to thank emergency services personnel for their work to keep North Carolina communities safe and healthy.

Governor Cooper Tours New Women’s Business Center of Greensboro, Highlights Partnership with Bennett College

August 25, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper toured the new Women’s Business Center of Greensboro located on Bennett College’s campus.

Governor Cooper Thanks Emergency Responders at the North Carolina 911 Board Public Safety Answering Points Manager’s Meeting

August 25, 2022

The PSAP Managers Meeting brings together emergency telecommunicators from across the state to discuss 911-related topics of interest from a state and national perspective. The N.C. 911 Board is chaired by NCDIT Secretary Jim Weaver.

NC Early Grade Students Make Strong Gains in Literacy Skills, Assessment Shows

August 25, 2022

North Carolina’s youngest students made strong gains in early literacy skills during the 2021-22 school year, outpacing the performance of students in other states where the same assessment is used to measure student progress throughout the year.

Treasurer Folwell Returns Missing Money to Town of Biltmore Forest

August 24, 2022

Town Manager Says Funds Will Be Used for Public Works Department

Advance man charged with insurance fraud involving wrecked motorcycle

August 24, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Daniel Squire Bohland, 47, of 4280 Highway 158, Advance. Bohland was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Back to School Safety: Know the rules of the road

August 24, 2022

As students and teachers prepare to head back to class, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is reminding everyone to keep safety in mind when walking, driving, or riding the bus to school.

Truitt Announces Plan to Address Pay Concerns Affecting Some Principals

August 24, 2022

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Catherine Truitt announced a plan today which will be considered by the State Board of Education (SBE) next week, to address concerns of principals whose pay may have been reduced starting Jan. 1 because of an updated provision in the 2022 state budget.

Back to School Safety: Know the rules of the road

August 24, 2022

As students and teachers prepare to head back to class, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as Chair of Safe Kids N.C., is reminding everyone to keep safety in mind when walking, driving, or riding the bus to school.

Treasurer Folwell Announces Lower Fees for NC ABLE Savings Accounts

August 24, 2022

Individuals with Disabilities See Account Fees Reduced by 25%

State Capitol to Host Living History Weekend with U.S. Colored Troops Reenactment Group

August 23, 2022

The North Carolina State Capitol historic site will host a weekend of living history demonstrating the lives of Black soldiers after the Civil War.