Press Releases

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen.

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Emergency Management are encouraging North Carolinians across eastern and central portions of the state to be prepared for tropical weather over the next couple of days. Gusty winds combined with saturated soils could result in downed trees and power outages, along with the possibility of flash flooding and coastal flooding.  

Richmond County will host a Public Open House on Thursday,

El próximo martes 19 de septiembre, a las 6:00

Montgomery County will host a Public Open House on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at their 6:00 pm Commissioners Meeting. This meeting is held at the Montgomery Administration Building Board of Commissioners Assembly Room at 102 East Spring Street, Troy, NC 27371

The Governor’s Crime Commission today adopted a resolution in support of Medicaid expansion that will help lift the burden of mental healthcare and substance abuse treatment from law enforcement and first responders.

Stanly County will host a Public Open House on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 11a.m. – 1p.m., at the Stanly County Commons Building in the Gene McIntyre Meeting Room located at 1000 North First Street, Albemarle, NC.

Media Advisory: Governor’s Crime Commission will host its next quarterly meeting on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 1201 Front St, Raleigh, NC 27609.

Union County will host a Public Open House on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 5p.m. – 8p.m., at the Union County Government Center located at 500 North Main Street in Monroe, NC

The Governor’s Orders authorize state-funded disaster assistance in the form of public assistance grants to eligible local governments for debris clearance and emergency protective measures. These disaster declarations expire sixty days after issuance.

“We are continuing to monitor Idalia’s course and its potential impacts on our state and it’s critical to make sure we are fully prepared,” said Governor Cooper. “It is important for North Carolinians to gather emergency kits and prepare for the storm before it’s too late. We also want to make sure our farmers are able to protect their crops.”