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Labor Department Awards Bordeaux Construction Co. Project with SHARP Designation

August 5, 2022

The N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) named Bordeaux Construction Co. as a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) participant during a ceremony held Thursday, Aug. 4 on the campus of Sandhills Community College. Bordeaux recently completed additions to Kennedy Hall and constructed new labs and classrooms for the college’s nursing program. 

SHIIP wins prestigious STAR Award in Oklahoma City

August 5, 2022

A partnership between the N.C. Department of Insurance and High Point University has led to the Department’s Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) earning a prestigious award.

Charlotte Says LGC Approval of $1 Billion Will Aid Future Growth

August 5, 2022

Local Government Commission also OKs School, Other Government Building Funding

Gate Precast Co. Recognized as 10-Year SHARP-Designated Site

August 4, 2022

The N.C. Department of Labor (NCDOL) recognized Gate Precast Co. as a 10-year Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) participant during an award ceremony held at the company’s plant in Oxford on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Governor Cooper Addresses NC Offshore Wind Potential at NC TOWERS Taskforce Meeting, Tours Dominion Energy Wind Turbines

August 4, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper joined Dominion Energy CEO Robert M. Blue to observe Dominion Energy wind turbines off the coast of Virginia and addressed the third North Carolina Taskforce for Offshore Wind Economic Resource Strategies (NC TOWERS) meeting in Elizabeth City.

Wake County Wine & Beer Retailer Pleads Guilty in State Tax Case

August 4, 2022

Wake County businessman Joseph Patrick O’Keefe, 56, pleaded guilty in Wake County Superior Court on Aug. 2, 2022, to five counts of Embezzlement of State Property.

Governor Cooper and U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Announce Significant Federal Funding to Build Clean Energy Workforce Training Program in North Carolina

August 3, 2022

Today, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper joined U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo to announce that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $23.7 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant to North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to create STEPs4GROWTH, a clean energy workforce training program.

State Board Extends Public Comment Period for Two Proposed Rules

August 2, 2022

The State Board of Elections has extended the public comment period for two proposed rules related to tasks and duties of precinct officials at polling places and the appointment process and conduct of election observers.

Written comments will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2022. A second virtual public hearing will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 11. How to join:

Commissioner Causey expands hardship eligibility programs for Greg Lindberg’s former insurance companies

August 2, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that the hardship eligibility programs for policyholders of Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Company, Bankers Life Insurance Co. and Southland National Life Insurance Corp. have been expanded effective July 27.

Leading Homebuilder to Invest Nearly $34 Million in North Carolina with Expansions in Cleveland and Cumberland Counties

August 2, 2022

NVR, Inc. [NYSE: NVR], a leading homebuilder, will create 261 new jobs in an expansion involving Cleveland and Cumberland counties, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Logistics Company to Invest $16 Million in Wilmington

August 2, 2022

Third-party logistics provider, Port City Logistics, will create 75 new jobs in New Hanover County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Back to School Means Time to Get Children Up to Date on Required and Recommended Vaccines

August 2, 2022

As children across North Carolina head back to school this month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reminds families that vaccinations are an important part of back-to-school success and overall health and well-being.

Back to School Means Time to Get Children Up to Date on Required and Recommended Vaccines

August 2, 2022

As children across North Carolina head back to school this month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reminds families that vaccinations are an important part of back-to-school success and overall health and well-being.

Governor Cooper and Nine Current and Former Governors Submit Amicus Brief in Support of Fair and Equitable College Admissions

August 1, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors Mike Easley (NC), Bev Perdue (NC), Jim Hunt (NC), Jim Hodges (SC), Richard Riley (SC), Ray Mabus (MS), Roy Barnes (GA), and Terry McAuliffe (VA) submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC (the University of North Carolina) in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.

Governor Cooper Encourages All North Carolinians to be Prepared

August 1, 2022

August is Preparedness Month in North Carolina and Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits.