All Press Releases

Governor Cooper Announces $34 Million for Tuition Assistance for Summer Courses and to Support K-12 Student Learning and Mental Health Needs

April 22, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper directed $34 million in new federal funding to further support postsecondary students in completing their degree or credential and to help address K-12 student learning and mental health needs as students continue to recover from the pandemic. 

State Board of Elections Wins National Award for its HUBS Program

April 21, 2022

3:57 p.m: The NC State Board of Elections has won a national award for its work on a program designed to foster better collaboration between the state agency and the 100 county boards of elections and improve the administration of elections for voters and candidates.

Creswell man charged with insurance fraud

April 21, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Robert Edward Page, 69, 5298 Highway 94, Creswell. Page was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

Governor Cooper Announces Packaging Manufacturer Will Create 220 Jobs in Randolph County

April 21, 2022

Technimark, LLC, a manufacturing solutions provider for the healthcare and consumer packaging markets, will expand its healthcare production operations in Randolph County, creating 220 jobs, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Elizabeth City woman charged with insurance fraud

April 21, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Bonnie Fay Keel, 48, of 112 Spindrift Trail, Elizabeth City. Keel was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Commissioner Causey to join Guilford County Sheriff Rogers in Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back event

April 20, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office will host Operation Medicine Drop event in Guilford County on Friday, April 22.

Commissioner Causey and Sheriff Danny Rogers will help residents dispose of outdated medicine and be available to the media at the Pleasant Garden Drug Store at 10 a.m. The take-back event will run until 2 p.m.

Caswell County man accused of insurance fraud 

April 20, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Chancellor Novell Faulkner, 33, of 2751 High Rock School Road, Blanch. Faulkner was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Raleigh man charged with insurance fraud

April 20, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Weldon Lamont Pappy-Mial, 27, of 1304 Garner Road, Raleigh. Pappy-Mial was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

Furniture Maker to Add 100 New Jobs in Burke County Expansion

April 20, 2022

Vanguard Furniture Company, Inc., a North Carolina furniture manufacturer, plans to add 100 new jobs in Burke County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Capital Campaign and Improvements Coming to Fort Fisher

April 19, 2022

A  new interpretive center is coming to Fort Fisher State Historic Site in Kure Beach. Nearly three times larger than its 1965 predecessor, the new center will welcome more than a million annual visitors and showcase museum exhibits about the history of Fort Fisher. In addition, the Underwater Archaeology Branch of the Office of State Archaeology will receive a new conservation lab.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey recognizes SHIIP volunteers during National Volunteer Week

April 19, 2022

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is extending his sincere appreciation to the hundreds of volunteers in the Department’s Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) for their help in saving senior citizens millions of dollars in 2021.

Warmer Weather Leads to Greater Risk for Tick- and Mosquito-Borne Illnesses. April is time to Fight the Bite

April 19, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed April as Tick and Mosquito Awareness Month in North Carolina. According to preliminary data, in 2021 there were more than 1,000 cases of tick- and mosquito-borne diseases.

Voter Registration Deadline Approaching for May 17 Primary and Municipal Elections

April 19, 2022

1:22 p.m: The regular voter registration deadline is Friday, April 22 for North Carolinians who want to vote on Primary Election Day, May 17, or by mail.

State Fire Marshal to present checks to four emergency response units

April 19, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to emergency response units from Brunswick and Bladen counties and address Brunswick County property owners during a stop on Wednesday, April 20.