Press Releases

Following an ALE investigation, a Warrenton bar’s ABC permits have been rejected after shootings, assaults, fights, property damage, disorderly conduct, and numerous calls for service.

As Ian’s winds and rains leave North Carolina and the work of cleanup and power restoration is underway, Governor Roy Cooper cautions residents to be safe during cleanup work, as four deaths have been reported related to the storm.

Governor Cooper is urging North Carolinians to be safe and cautious during heavy rainfall, possible flooding and power outages as Hurricane Ian bears down on the state.

The Secretary of the Department of Public Safety Eddie M. Buffaloe Jr. announced Melissa B. Earp as the department’s new chief financial officer. She begins her position on Oct. 3.

Governor Cooper is encouraging North Carolinians to pay close attention to the weather and take necessary precautions as the remnants of Hurricane Ian approach the state.

The N. C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency and the Albemarle Commission council of governments will reschedule the region’s public workshop planned for Thursday, Sept. 29 in Hertford due to severe weather that is expected in the area later this week.

RALEIGH – North Carolina is preparing for heavy rainfall and possible flooding on Friday and Saturday from the remnants of Hurricane Ian. Governor Cooper reminds residents that now is the time to complete their personal preparations.

Piedmont Correctional Institution offender Didier J. Carias (#1479374) has died after an apparent suicide.

Residents of the Albemarle and Lumber River council of governments regions are encouraged to attend upcoming public workshops to provide input on strategies and projects that aim to build future community resilience.

Following a crash involving several teens in August, a convenience store clerk and four teens have been criminally charged.  

The Division of Adult Correction and has named Isaac Rogers the new warden of Dan River Prison Work Farm in Blanch.

The N.C. Office of Recovery Resiliency (NCORR) Regional Resilience Portfolio Program, in partnership with three councils of governments, is requesting public feedback on draft regional Climate Change and Natural Hazards Vulnerability Assessments, which will guide plans for building community resilience.