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Inmates learn commercial driving skills

Thursday, June 22, 2017

At three North Carolina prisons, inmates are getting behind the wheel and learning new skills in commercial driving, with aspirations of working as truck or bus drivers after their release from prison

Governor Helps Southeastern NC Residents Recover Following Severe Storms

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Governor Roy Cooper has received the U.S. Small Business Administration disaster declaration he requested to help residents and business owners in southeastern North Carolina recover from the straight line winds and severe storms that struck Sampson County May 29.

Wayne Woodard named interim director of NC Private Protective Services

Friday, June 9, 2017

Department of Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks has named Wayne Woodard to be interim director of Private Protective Services. Woodard, a former director of both the Criminal Justice Standards Commission and Private Protective Services, assumed his new duties June 5.

DPS Employee Receives Caswell Award for 45 Years of Service

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Grace Dilda, a processing assistant with the Department of Public Safety’s Controller’s Office, received the Richard Caswell Award at a ceremony today in honor of her long years of dedicated service to the state of North Carolina.

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