All Press Releases

Commissioner Causey urges water safety practices ahead of Memorial Day holiday

May 24, 2023

Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids NC Chairman Mike Causey wants parents and caregivers to know about the importance of water safety to prevent needless child drownings in pools and all bodies of water.

Italian Tech Company to Create 300 Jobs in Mecklenburg County as New U.S. Headquarters for EV Charging Operations

May 23, 2023

alpitronic Americas LLC, a manufacturer of high-power electric vehicle charging stations, will create 300 new jobs in Mecklenburg County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Expanded Republican Voucher Scheme Would Have Disastrous Impacts on Public School Budgets

May 23, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited Washington Gifted and Talented Magnet Elementary School in Raleigh to emphasize the dangerous impacts of extreme legislation proposed by Republican legislators that would dismantle public education in North Carolina in favor of increased taxpayer funding for unaccountable private school vouchers.

Treasurer Folwell Offers Instruction During Visit to Faith Christian Academy

May 23, 2023

History Students Receive Lessons on State Government, Life Skills

Greensboro man, woman charged with insurance fraud, attempted false pretense

May 23, 2023

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Danny Leon Simmons II, 34, of 1372 Lees Chapel Road, Greensboro, and Kamika Michelle Slade, 33, of 3400 Delancy St., Greensboro. Both were charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, all felonies.

A State of Emergency for Public Education: In Special Address, Governor Cooper Issues Call to Action to Protect Public Schools Amid Spate of Extreme Legislation

May 22, 2023

In a special address today, Governor Roy Cooper declared that public education in North Carolina is facing a state of emergency.

Energizer Holdings to Invest $43 Million in Asheboro Operations Expansion

May 22, 2023

Energizer Holdings, Inc., best known for its icon Energizer batteries and Bunny, will add 144 new jobs in Randolph County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

The State of North Carolina Seeks Providers for Security Assessment Services

May 22, 2023

The N.C. Department of Information Technology is inviting IT service providers within the state of North Carolina to prequalify for a statewide convenience contract to deliver security assessment services to government entities under State Term Contract 918A.

NCDHHS Launches Take Pride Now Campaign to Encourage Sexual Health, Encourage Mpox Vaccinations, Reduce Disease Transmission

May 22, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching the Take Pride Now campaign to encourage sexual health. This campaign promotes safer sex practices, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) prevention, testing and treatment.

North Carolina Sickle Cell Syndrome Program Marks 50th Anniversary

May 22, 2023

The North Carolina Sickle Cell Syndrome Program within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services celebrates its 50th anniversary with an event Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the NC Museum of Art – West Building, 2110 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh.

Governor Cooper Signs One Bill into Law

May 19, 2023

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed one bill into law:

Smart Materials Company to Locate U.S. Headquarters to Greensboro

May 19, 2023

Phase Change Solutions, a manufacturer of products for temperature management, will add 35 new jobs in Guilford County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

Surry County School Leader Named 2023 NC Wells Fargo Principal of the Year

May 19, 2023

Donna L. Bledsoe, principal of Cedar Ridge Elementary School in Surry County, was named the 2023 Wells Fargo North Carolina Principal of the Year at an awards luncheon today in Cary.

336 NC Schools Receive Recognition for Extraordinary Support of Military Students, Families

May 18, 2023

North Carolina has long been home to a large population of active duty, guard, reserve, and veteran armed service members. In recognition of the state’s rich military history, the Department of Public Instruction is pleased to recognize hundreds of schools as part of its Purple Star Award Designation initiative which first launched in the 2019-20 school year.

May is Internal Audit Awareness Month

May 17, 2023

Almost all* state agencies and universities have an internal auditing program of some kind. Yet, many people are unfamiliar with the role the internal auditors play for the state and in their own organization.