Press Releases

Overwhelming Support For Injured Trooper Hurt On Job

Friday, August 9, 2019

On the morning of July 22, Trooper Chris Wooten was seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred near the intersection of Tuckaseegee Road and Edgewood Road in Charlotte.

Tactical Communication School Challenges Students

Monday, August 5, 2019

NC Emergency Management joined forces last week with the Charlotte Fire Department and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency for the 4th annual Disaster Communications School.

The Adopt a Gauge Program – Municipalities Gauging Safety

Friday, August 2, 2019

Hundreds of gauges 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 gauges, 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.

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