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Treasurer Folwell Submits Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Certificate of Need Lawsuit

August 17, 2022

Criticizes Certificate of Need Law for Damaging the Affordability of Medical Care and Patients’ Access to Rural Hospitals

Brunswick Town Fort Anderson to Receive Federal Preservation Grant

August 16, 2022

A North Carolina state historic site, one of the earliest places of American Revolutionary War resistance against the British, was recently selected to receive federal preservation grant funding.

High Point woman charged with fraud in renters’ insurance claim

August 16, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Kia Michelle Pair, 32, of 1340 Burton Ave., High Point. Pair was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

Carbon Supplier to Expand in Robeson County with $17 Million Investment

August 16, 2022

Asbury Graphite of North Carolina, will create 22 new jobs in Robeson County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

State Board Opens Public Comment Period on Proposed Campaign Finance Rules

August 15, 2022

The State Board of Elections invites public comment on proposed campaign finance rules addressing processes for North Carolina political committees or referendum committees that fail to file a campaign finance disclosure report by the statutory deadline. The public comment period is open and runs through Friday, October 14.

Campground at Pettigrew State Park To Close in 2023 for Expansion

August 15, 2022

The campground at Pettigrew State Park in Creswell, N.C., will close on Jan.1, 2023 for the construction of new campground facilities, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. The project will include the refurbishment of existing campsites and the construction of new facilities and amenities. Construction is expected to take up to 12 months.

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Know Before You Go Back-to-School COVID-19 Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall

August 15, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 7–8 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Know Before You Go Back-to-School COVID-19 Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall

August 15, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 7–8 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

Governor Cooper Lifts North Carolina’s COVID-19 State of Emergency

August 15, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper ended the state’s COVID-19 State of Emergency.

Governor Cooper Announces Appointments to State Boards and Commissions

August 15, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced appointments to North Carolina boards and commissions.

State Board Responds to False Information from Fox News Guest

August 13, 2022

The State Board of Elections wishes to set the record straight after a guest on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News this week spread false information about North Carolina elections. The State Board and some county boards of elections have received inquiries about this since the segment aired on Wednesday.

Governor Roy Cooper Joins FEMA Administrator in Gastonia to Announce Resiliency Funding

August 12, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and other officials as they announced $3.1 billion in federal funding for climate resilience projects nationwide in the coming year through FEMA’s Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) programs. 

Apex man charged with insurance fraud involving Rolex watch

August 11, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Alexander Terrell Kirby, 29, of 201 N. Hughes St., Apex. Kirby was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Raleigh woman charged with insurance fraud

August 11, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of LaQuisha Renee Staton, 28, of 6335 Piedra Drive, Raleigh. Staton was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

NCDHHS Kicks Off Know Before You Go With Back-to-School COVID-19 Campaign

August 11, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services kicks off the Know Before You Go campaign today, a statewide initiative reminding North Carolinians to stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters in time for the start of the 2022-2023 school year, fall festivities, large gatherings and end-of-year celebrations and holidays.