Press Releases

Staff Member Assaulted at Harnett Correctional Institution

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

At approximately 10:50 a.m. today at Harnett Correctional Institution, an offender assaulted a staff member with a homemade weapon in a housing dorm.

The staff member was transported by EMS to an outside medical facility, where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

State Reentry Summit Held Today in Greensboro

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Today, many of the leaders in North Carolina’s efforts to get people leaving prison on track to lead productive lives came together in Greensboro to learn, share information and develop new strategies during the 2019 North Carolina Reentry Summit.

ReBuild NC Application Center in Wayne County to Relocate March 11

Monday, March 11, 2019

Beginning today, the ReBuild NC Application Center in Wayne County has been relocated. The new Wayne County Application Center is located in Goldsboro at 210 Dixie Trail. Hours of operation will remain the same; the center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.

SHP Locates Shooter After Extensive Search

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The State Highway Patrol has taken a suspect into custody after this morning’s shooting in Orange County.  Authorities from the SHP, Orange County S.O., Chapel Hill P.D. and Hillsboro P.D. joined forces to locate the suspect in a wooded area near Blackwood Mountain Rd after an exhaustive search.

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