Press Releases

The Coharie Tribe recently signed an agreement to participate in a community floodprint project, which is being funded by the N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency and led by the N.C. State Coastal Dynamics Design Lab.

The State Highway Patrol unveiled the newest addition to its aviation fleet today at a ceremony in Raleigh. The Bell 429 helicopter will further expand the Patrol’s mission of saving lives across our state utilizing aviation assets. The event was held before distinguished guests and media invitees at the SHP’s Driving & Training Facility showcasing what is now the largest helicopter of the Patrol’s Aviation fleet.

This week, state and local emergency officials joined representatives from Duke Energy in an exercise to test emergency response plans for the Harris Nuclear Plant in Wake County, NC.

North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) has joined Durham, Orange and Wake counties to host an inaugural emergency management experience like no other for young women in grades 9-12. While attending HERricane, students will learn about disaster response and public safety through field trips, training and disaster simulation exercises.

The State Emergency Response Commission will meet Friday, April 21.

North Carolinians whose homes were impacted by hurricanes Matthew or Florence have until 5 p.m. Friday, April 21 to apply for the ReBuild NC Homeowner Recovery Program.

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety hosted three Helping Enhance Autism Response Training sessions April 11-13 for law enforcement and first responder agencies.

A mother has been charged following an North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division (NC ALE) investigation into a vehicle crash involving a teen driver and teen passenger.   

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (NC ALE) special agents searched a residence in Robeson County. The search resulted in one individual arrested on alcohol, drugs, and gun charges.  

After countless years and a long history of disturbances, drug violations and calls for service to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, this community has collaborated with the Sheriff’s Office to ensure their children and families are safer.

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) is accepting public comments through Wednesday, May 3 on a proposed amendment to the action plan for administering HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds in areas of the state impacted by Tropical Storm Fred.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol and State Bureau of Investigation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned construction of a new armory and technical services unit facility.