All Press Releases

NC Awarded Grant to Transition to 9-8-8 Suicide Prevention Lifeline Number This Summer

April 27, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it has been awarded $3.3 million to expand support for people in mental health crisis.

N.C. Department of Revenue Will Present A Webinar on Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program on Wednesday, May 4

April 27, 2022

Taxpayers can learn about the expanded eligibility for recovery grant money and much more at the N.C. Department of Revenue (NCDOR) webinar on Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on Wednesday, May 4. The session will begin at 11 a.m. 

Director of State’s Office of Digital Equity and Literacy Appointed

April 27, 2022

NCDIT Secretary James Weaver today announced Annette Taylor will join the Division of Broadband and Digital Equity on May 2 as the new director of the Office of Digital Equity and Literacy.

In-Person Early Voting for Primary Election Begins Thursday

April 26, 2022

12:01 p.m: North Carolina’s 17-day, in-person early voting period begins Thursday, April 28, and ends at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 14.

Governor Offers Reward for Information on Northampton County Murder

April 26, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Derek Antoine Scott, age 39. 

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall on COVID-19 Boosters in North Carolina on April 26

April 26, 2022

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

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall on COVID-19 Boosters in North Carolina on April 26

April 26, 2022

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

Five State Employees Honored with Caswell Awards for 45 Years of Public Service

April 26, 2022

Five state employees with 45 years of public service have been honored with the 2022 Richard Caswell Award. The recipients, who work at four state agencies, are commended by Governor Roy Cooper and State Human Resources Director Barbara Gibson in a video message recognizing them for joining the distinguished ranks of long-serving employees who have earned the award established in tribute to North Carolina’s first governor.

March of Dimes N.C. Chapter Gets Surprise from Treasurer Folwell

April 25, 2022

Money Found in Unclaimed Property Fund Returned to the Nonprofit Organization

Donate Life NC Presents Treasurer Folwell With Top Award for Organ Donor Efforts

April 25, 2022

James E. Holshouser Award Recognizes Heart Prevails Bill, Donate Life License Plates

Commissioner Causey promotes two, appoints one to director roles at NCDOI

April 22, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announces two promotions and a new appointment to leadership roles at the N.C. Department of Insurance.

Governor Cooper Proclaims April as World Autism Month in North Carolina

April 22, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed April as World Autism Month in North Carolina to raise awareness and recognize individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families and organizations working to support them.

Governor Cooper Celebrates Earth Day, Participates in Stream Clean-up at Chavis Park

April 22, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) Secretary Elizabeth S. Biser and North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) Secretary Reid Wilson celebrated Earth Day by participating in a stream clean-up at Chavis Park in Raleigh.

Winston-Salem man charged with insurance fraud

April 22, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Javore Lavon Blackwell, 32, of 4104 Sunflower Circle, Winston-Salem. Blackwell was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Greensboro man charged with insurance fraud, false pretense

April 22, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Antonio Deondrea Collins, 32, of 1106 Ardmore Drive, Greensboro. Collins was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.