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North Carolina National Guard Will Lend Tracked Vehicles To Ukraine

North Carolina National Guard Will Lend Tracked Vehicles To Ukraine

(AP) – Governor Roy Cooper says the North Carolina National Guard will provide military equipment to Ukraine in its war with Russia. In a news release, Cooper says at the request of the United States Department of Defense, the North Carolina Army National Guard is providing M-113 Armored Personnel Carriers as part of a larger…read more »

Bell, House Republicans Call on Governor to End COVID-19 State of Emergency

Bell, House Republicans Call on Governor to End COVID-19 State of Emergency

With the two-year anniversary of Gov. Cooper’s COVID-19 state of emergency declaration this Thursday, March 10th, the entire House Republican Caucus today sent a letter organized by Majority Leader John Bell to the Governor calling on him to end his emergency order and allow the state to move forward. “After two years of executive orders…read more »

Mask Optional Policy Begins Next Week

Mask Optional Policy Begins Next Week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mask-wearing inside most North Carolina state government buildings will become optional starting next Monday through an executive order from Gov. Roy Cooper. Cooper’s order announced on Tuesday applies to his Cabinet-level agencies and other offices that have specifically chosen to participate in the policy. Cooper attributes the changes to improving COVID-19…read more »

Governor Visits Goldsboro Child Care Center, Touts Stabilization Grants

Governor Visits Goldsboro Child Care Center, Touts Stabilization Grants

Governor Roy Cooper visited and toured Fundamentals Child Development Center in Goldsboro on Thursday where he provided an update on the North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants and encouraged all eligible child care centers to apply for funding. “High-quality early childhood education is critical to parents who need child care and to employers who need workers,”…read more »

Mt. Olive Pickle Expansion Will Create 167 Jobs In Goldsboro (PHOTO GALLERY)

Mt. Olive Pickle Expansion Will Create 167 Jobs In Goldsboro (PHOTO GALLERY)

(GDN) — Mt. Olive Pickle is expanding and adding new jobs.  Gov. Roy Cooper made the official announcement Thursday at Wayne Community College, and says this is “a big DILL” for Goldsboro and Wayne County.  Mt. Olive Pickle Company is investing $35 million to expand its operations into two facilities in the City of Goldsboro. …read more »

Gov. Cooper Urges Preparedness Ahead Of Incoming Winter Storm

Gov. Cooper Urges Preparedness Ahead Of Incoming Winter Storm

(GDN) — North Carolina is preparing for its second winter storm in the past week. During a media briefing on Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper urged citizens to prepare now. Cooper says this is the time to get your groceries, essential items, and prepare for power outages. The governor has issued a State of Emergency to…read more »

Gov. Cooper: Pandemic Remains Stressful And Scary For Many North Carolinians

Gov. Cooper: Pandemic Remains Stressful And Scary For Many North Carolinians

(GDN) — Nearly two years into the pandemic, and the state remains weary and frustrated as COVID-19 cases surge.  On Tuesday, Governor Roy Cooper said most of the people currently in the ICU are unvaccinated. Cooper urged citizens to get a vaccine and/or booster, which are still readily available across the state. He notes the…read more »

Governor Lays Out Steps To Safely Gather During The Holidays

Governor Lays Out Steps To Safely Gather During The Holidays

(GDN) — Cases of the coronavirus are climbing in North Carolina.  With the holiday gatherings approaching and with the contagious new Omicron variant, new cases of COVID-19 are expected to continue spiking.  Over 10,000 new cases of COVID were confirmed in North Carolina since Friday. Gov. Roy Cooper shared some important steps to help protect…read more »

Governor Warns Vaccination Is Best Defense Against Omicron, Other COVID Variants

Governor Warns Vaccination Is Best Defense Against Omicron, Other COVID Variants

(GDN) — The COVID-19 variant known as “omicron” is likely heading for a town near you.  At Tuesday’s media briefing, Gov. Roy Cooper says it’s a stark reminder that North Carolina hasn’t defeated the pandemic. Cooper says getting more people vaccinated remains the way out of the pandemic. The governor says 13% of the state’s…read more »

MasterBrand Cabinets To Expand In Lenoir County

MasterBrand Cabinets To Expand In Lenoir County

– From the office of Gov. Roy Cooper – MasterBrand Cabinets, one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in North America, will expand its operations in Lenoir County to create more than 450 jobs over five years, Governor Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday. The company will invest more than $13.5 million to expand production capacity at…read more »

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