Press Releases

A store owner and clerk have been criminally charged following a single-vehicle collision in Rowan County.

Rowan County will host a Public Open House on Tuesday, 24 October 2023, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza located at 1935 W. Jake Alexander Blvd in Salisbury, N.C. Please enter through the former JCPenney entrance.

Yadkin County will host a Public Open House on Monday, 16 October 2023, at 7 p.m. in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room at the Yadkin County Human Services Building located at 217 East Willow Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055.

On Monday, October 2, 2023, Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for the Town of Landis in Rowan County that suffered damages from an EF-1 tornado on August 7. The declaration makes additional assistance available to the town.

Possia Sanders has been named facility director at Richmond-Jenkins Juvenile Detention Center in Hoffman. Sanders began his new role on Sept. 25, and will serve as a key leader in the opening of the newly renovated Richmond Juvenile Detention Center in Rockingham upon its anticipated completion in 2025.

Tropical Storm Ophelia made landfall at 6:15 this morning near Emerald Isle with maximum sustained winds of 70mph.

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, September 28th

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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.