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European Manufacturer Selects Lenoir County For First North American Expansion

European Manufacturer Selects Lenoir County For First North American Expansion

– From the Office of Gov. Roy Cooper – Global manufacturer of household appliance components, Grupporeco, will create 110 new jobs in Lenoir County, Governor Roy Cooper announced this week. The company will invest $28 million to build its first manufacturing facility for dishwasher components in North America. “It is positive news that Grupporeco has…read more »

Governor Asks Businesses, Others To Urge Staff To Get Their Shot

Governor Asks Businesses, Others To Urge Staff To Get Their Shot

Governor Roy Cooper says North Carolinians must have the common goal of saving lives and jobs. Therefore, residents need to keep stepping up to get their shot. Cooper says the state’s number of coronavirus cases continue to increase, and the surge is being driven by the unvaccinated. The governor reminds the vaccine is safe, effective,…read more »

N.C. COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket; Governor Urges Masks, Vaccinations

N.C. COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket; Governor Urges Masks, Vaccinations

Don’t wait and get your COVID-19 vaccine now if you haven’t already.  That’s the message from Gov. Roy Cooper and state health officials as coronavirus cases surge in North Carolina.  During Thursday’s media briefing, Gov. Cooper laid out a new executive order: The order directs state government cabinet agencies to verify whether their employees are…read more »

Gov. Cooper: State Will Take Steps If COVID-19 Trends Worsen

Gov. Cooper: State Will Take Steps If COVID-19 Trends Worsen

With 1,434 new cases of coronavirus reported over the last 24 hours in North Carolina, state leaders continue to push to get shots in arms. At a media briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper reported 60% of adult North Carolinians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Cooper says the current…read more »

Cooper Keeps Mask Mandate For Risky Settings Through July 30

Cooper Keeps Mask Mandate For Risky Settings Through July 30

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolinians in airports, buses and train stations will need to remain masked at all times until at least July 30 under a new executive order updated on Friday. Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper extended the state of emergency, which the state has been under since March 2020. While COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations…read more »

State Weighing Incentives For COVID Vaccinations

State Weighing Incentives For COVID Vaccinations

As North Carolina continues to round the corner on the COVID-19 pandemic, the state is keeping up its efforts to get vaccine shots in arms. On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper said incentives appear to be helping get more residents inoculated. A pilot program is offering $25 summer cash cards at select vaccine sites in Mecklenburg,…read more »

Gov. Cooper Lays Out Plans For Spending $5.7 Billion From ARP

Gov. Cooper Lays Out Plans For Spending $5.7 Billion From ARP

“An unprecedented pandemic requires unprecedented investment.” So says Gov. Roy Cooper who wants to use the $5.7 billion coming to North Carolina through the American Rescue Plan to meet the moment and help residents thrive. The budget recommends funding for affordable housing, education and food security, as well as another round of extra credit grants…read more »

OP-ED: The Road To A Brighter Future Runs Through N.C.

OP-ED: The Road To A Brighter Future Runs Through N.C.

– Editorial/Opinion submitted by Gov. Roy Cooper –   North Carolina is emerging from a worldwide pandemic strong and growing, with new jobs and new neighbors arriving daily. We welcome this growth, but in order for our communities to thrive, our infrastructure must catch up and keep up. In recent weeks, Vice President Kamala Harris, Transportation Secretary…read more »

N.C. Ends Crowd Limits, Most Mask Mandates

N.C. Ends Crowd Limits, Most Mask Mandates

Effective Immediately, North Carolina is lifting all mandatory capacity and gathering limits as well as all social distancing requirements. Governor Roy Cooper announced the latest round of eased restrictions Friday afternoon. Also, some of the state’s mask mandates are being lifted. In most settings, indoors and outdoors, North Carolinians are no longer required to wear…read more »

Cooper Issues State Of Emergency To Allow Fuel Transportation Waivers

Cooper Issues State Of Emergency To Allow Fuel Transportation Waivers

In response to the temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, Governor Roy Cooper Monday signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in North Carolina and temporarily suspending motor vehicle fuel regulations to ensure adequate fuel supply supplies throughout the state. On May 7, 2021, the Colonial Pipeline system reported a ransomware cyber-attack, resulting in…read more »

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