Press Releases

The Adopt a Gage Program – Municipalities Gauging Safety

Friday, August 2, 2019

Hundreds of gages are situated near streams and rivers across North Carolina to provide real-time data on stream elevation, rainfall and weather parameters – and now municipalities can “adopt” these gages, in similar fashion to the well-known “Adopt-A-Highway program.

More than $2 Million Approved for Electric Cooperative

Thursday, August 1, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $2.4 million to reimburse Energy United Electric Membership Corporation for damage to its electrical systems following Tropical Storm Michael.

Anson Correctional Institution Opens to House Female Offenders

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The North Carolina Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice today announced the impending arrival of female offenders to the former Lanesboro Correctional Institution, which has been renamed the Anson Correctional Institution.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Anson Correctional Institution Tour

Friday, July 26, 2019

WHAT:     Tour of Anson Correctional Institution

DATE:     Tuesday July 30

TIME:      10 a.m.-noon

WHERE:    Anson Correctional Institution, 552 Prison Camp Road, Polkton, NC 28135

Additional $2 Million Approved for Carteret County

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $2.3 million to reimburse Carteret County for debris cleanup activities following Hurricane Florence. 

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