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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.

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.

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.

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.

Bentonville’s ‘Heavy Thunder’ to Feature Cannon and Musket Demonstrations

August 10, 2022

Eyewitnesses to the battle of Bentonville likened the noise of the fight to “one continuous peel of heavy thunder.” Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site will recreate that noise Aug. 20 during its “Heavy Thunder” event. Costumed interpreters will demonstrate how artillery and infantry units functioned during battles.

NCDHHS Releases Monkeypox Case, Vaccine and Testing Demographic Report; Shows Vaccine Racial Disparities Within MSM Community

August 10, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a report of the state’s monkeypox data, including how many vaccines have been administered across the state since July. This data shows that while 70% of cases are in Black men, Black North Carolinians have received less than a quarter of the vaccinations so far.

NCDHHS Announces Free COVID-19 Tests Available by Mail Through Rockefeller Foundation Partnership

August 9, 2022

Some North Carolinians can now have free COVID-19 tests shipped directly to them, thanks to the expansion of a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Rockefeller Foundation through Project ACT.

NCDHHS Announces Free COVID-19 Tests Available by Mail Through Rockefeller Foundation Partnership

August 9, 2022

Some North Carolinians can now have free COVID-19 tests shipped directly to them, thanks to the expansion of a partnership between the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Rockefeller Foundation through Project ACT.

Local Government Commission Approved Over $418 Million for Affordable Housing

August 9, 2022

Treasurer Folwell Says 2022 Financing Helps Seniors, Low-Income Renters

The NCDOR Posts Updated Notice On Deduction For Certain Military Retirement Pay

August 8, 2022

The NCDOR has posted an updated notice about the tax deduction for certain military retirement pay and Survivor Benefit Plan payments.

Institute of Museum and Library Services Funds Projects at N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and Town Creek Indian Mound

August 8, 2022

The national Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded two separate grants to fund projects at the N.C. Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site. Both facilities are part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

North Carolina Elections Officials Win "2022 Defenders of Democracy Award"

August 5, 2022

North Carolina elections officials recently received a “Defender of Democracy” award for their work serving voters before, during, and after the 2020 elections.

The Center for Election Innovations & Research (CEIR), a nonprofit organization working to build voter trust and confidence, recently presented the awards to North Carolina and elections officials from eight other states.