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Military Child of the Year North Carolina Semifinalist Recognition Event

April 18, 2022

The Month of April has been designated as the national “Month of the Military Child”, a time to honor the sacrifices, courage, and resilience of the dependent children of service members serving at home and overseas.

State Capitol to Host Virtual Program About State’s First Jewish Legislator

April 18, 2022

The North Carolina State Capitol is hosting legal scholar Seth Barrett Tillman on Thursday, May 5 at 6 p.m. for "New Thinking on Jacob Henry," a virtual talk about North Carolina's first Jewish legislator.

Extensive Renovations, Construction Will Close Campgrounds, Pool, Cabins & Trails at Morrow Mountain State Park

April 18, 2022

Construction and renovation of campground facilities, trails, picnic facilities and the pool at Morrow Mountain State Park will cause extensive amenity closures beginning June 13.

Closures will include three family campgrounds, family vacation cabins, and picnic shelter A. The park pool will remain closed this season for renovations.

NCDOL, Jacobs Sign New Safety Partnership Agreement

April 18, 2022

The N.C. Department of Labor and Jacobs (NYSE:J), a leading professional services firm, marked the beginning of a safety partnership agreement. The partnership was signed on Monday, April 11 at the Holly Springs, N.C. construction site for FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies new state-of-the-art large-scale cell-culture facility scheduled to open in 2025.

Governor Cooper Proclaims National Volunteer Week, Encourages North Carolinians to Volunteer in Local Community

April 18, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 17 – 23, 2022 as National Volunteer Week in North Carolina to celebrate the important work volunteers do across the state and encourage more North Carolinians to volunteer.

Commissioner Causey to honor Wendell firefighters with SAVE Award

April 14, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor the live-saving actions of Wendell firefighters during a visit to Wendell’s Station No. 3 on Monday, April 18.

The commissioner will present a SAVE Awards to the department, which goes to individuals or organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to save lives.

Commissioner Causey to Highlight Declining Drug Overdose Rates in Stanly County

April 13, 2022

 

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will highlight declining drug overdose rates during an Operation Medicine Drop event in Stanly County on Thursday, April 14.

Commissioner Causey to Highlight Declining Drug Overdose Rates in Stanly County

April 13, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will highlight declining drug overdose rates during an Operation Medicine Drop event in Stanly County on Thursday, April 14.

The commissioner will also distribute surplus lines grant checks to seven fire or rescue departments as he travels to Richmond, Stanly and Montgomery counties during three scheduled stops throughout the day.

Messer Construction Co. Awarded Building Star at Cabarrus County Worksite

April 13, 2022

On Tuesday, April 12, N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) Commissioner Josh Dobson presented Messer Construction Co. with a Building Star award at the Cabarrus County courthouse worksite in Concord.

The Quartz Corp. Hosts NCDOL Representatives at Newly Renovated Yancey County Facility

April 13, 2022

On Friday, April 8, The Quartz Corp. (TQC) hosted N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) Commissioner Josh Dobson and Mine and Quarry Bureau Chief William Gerringer for a site tour of their newly renovated mining logistics facility located in Yancey County. The tour highlighted the upgrades to the facility that enhance safety technology and ensure safer working conditions. 

CertainTeed to Build New Production Facility with $118 Million Expansion in Oxford

April 13, 2022

CertainTeed, a manufacturer of building products, will add 37 new jobs in Granville County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Explore the Science of Archaeology and Conservation at QAR Lab Open House April 23

April 12, 2022

The Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab will host its annual Open House on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NCDOR to Launch Phase Two of the Business Recovery Grant Program on May 2

April 12, 2022

The NCDOR plans to launch the application for Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program on Monday, May 2, with changes to the program’s eligibility criteria allowing many additional businesses to qualify for these grants.

Judicial Voter Guide for May 17 Republican Primary Now Available at ncsbe.gov

April 12, 2022

1:33 p.m: The Judicial Voter Guide for the 2022 Primary Election is now available online at the State Board of Elections’ website.

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson Receives Steve Jordan Lighthouse Award

April 11, 2022

On Monday, April 4, Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson was honored as the 2022 Steve Jordan Lighthouse Award recipient at this year’s North Carolina Providers Council (NCPC) Annual Conference held at the Hilton DoubleTree Biltmore in Asheville.