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Governor Cooper Issues Executive Order Closing K-12 Public Schools and Banning Gatherings of More Than 100 People

Sat, 03/14/2020 - 18:07
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all K-12 public schools in North Carolina to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to COVID-19. The Executive Order also bans gatherings of more than 100 people.

Elizabethtown Approved for More Than $5.2 Million to Repair Cemetery

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:54
Friday, March 13, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $5.2 million to reimburse an Elizabet

Additional $1.9 Million Approved for New Bern

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 17:50
Friday, March 13, 2020

FEMA and the State of North Carolina are announcing more than $1.9 million to reimburse the City of New Bern for Hurricane Florence-related expenses.

Goldsboro ReBuild NC Buyout Meeting Canceled

Fri, 03/13/2020 - 11:48
Friday, March 13, 2020

The ReBuild NC Buyout Program information session planned for March 17 in Goldsboro has been canceled based on COVID-19 precautionary guidelines issued by the state Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

North Carolina Recommends New Steps to Protect Against COVID-19

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 17:07
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina is taking proactive steps to protect the health and wellbeing of our state in the face of growing cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 around the nation and here in North Carolina.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor's North Carolina COVID-19 Task Force Holds Meeting

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 14:23
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper's Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force is meeting Thursday to continue response efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina.

Public urged to send feedback on Hurricane Florence draft action plan for federal funding by March 8

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 14:28
Monday, March 9, 2020

Officials with ReBuild NC are reminding people to submit feedback on the state’s draft action plan for spending $542 million in federal disaster recovery funding provided to North Carolina through the U.S.

North Carolina Identifies Second Case of COVID-19

Fri, 03/06/2020 - 10:28
Friday, March 6, 2020

A second North Carolina person, unrelated to the first case, has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The test, conducted by the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health, is presumptively positive and will be confirmed by the U.S.

Governor Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Prepare, Practice for Severe Weather

Mon, 03/02/2020 - 12:36
Monday, March 2, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper has declared March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week and urges North Carolinians to prepare and practice safety plans in case severe weather strikes.

Governor’s Task Force Encourages North Carolinians to Increase Preparedness Measures for COVID-19

Wed, 02/26/2020 - 15:55
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Task Force continues to prepare for the possibility of COVID-19 infections occurring in North Carolina and is encouraging businesses, schools, health care providers, communities and individuals to prepare as well.

Governor Urges North Carolinians to Be Prepared for Winter Weather

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:46
Thursday, February 20, 2020

As this year’s first blast of winter weather moves in to North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper is urging everyone to be prepared.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Tarboro ReBuild NC Buyout Meeting Rescheduled Due to Weather

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:46
Thursday, February 20, 2020

Feb. 20, 2020
Contact: Bridget Munger
Phone: 984-212-1052

El Gobernador advierte sobre el posible peligro del clima invernal

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:41
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

El Gobernador Roy Cooper está animando al público a que se prepare ya que el pronóstico actual muestra la posibilidad que la nieve afecte gran parte de Carolina del Norte.

Governor Warns of Potentially Hazardous Winter Weather

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 16:46
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

As the current forecast shows the potential for snow to impact much of North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper is encouraging the public to prepare.

Public invited to comment on state’s plan for Hurricane Florence disaster recovery funds

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:48
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

ReBuild NC is seeking public input on the state’s draft action plan for administering Hurricane Florence recovery funding provided to North Carolina through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) program.

Seven Organizations Receive Grants to Support Hurricane Florence Recovery Work

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 15:11
Friday, February 14, 2020

Fayetteville Approved for More Than $7.8 Million to Repair Cemetery

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 13:45
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved more than $7.8 million to reimburse a City of Fayetteville cemetery following Hurricane Florence-related damage. 

North Carolinians Should Remain Alert for Flash Flooding As Rain Continues

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 16:56
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Additional rains that are forecast to fall across the state today could cause flash flooding to redevelop across the southern mountains in areas that are already saturated from days of rain.

Governor Cooper Directs Creation of Novel Coronavirus Task Force to Continue Protective Efforts

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:44
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Today, Governor Roy Cooper formalized the state’s ongoing effort to monitor, prepare for and respond to the 2019 novel coronavirus (CoVID-19) with a state Novel Coronavirus Task Force.

Gov. Cooper Tours Hurricane Recovery Construction Site in Lenoir County

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 11:48
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper today visited a Kinston home damaged by Hurricane Matthew that is undergoing reconstruction with federal Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding.