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North Carolina Prepares for Another Round of Winter Weather

Thursday, January 10, 2019

North Carolina is preparing for another round of winter weather expected this weekend and now is the time for people to get ready, especially in the mountains and foothills, Governor Roy Cooper said Thursday. 

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops

Monday, January 7, 2019

Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee Meets Tuesday in Raleigh

Monday, January 7, 2019

The Juvenile Jurisdiction Advisory Committee (JJAC) will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8. Created as part of the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act within S.L. 2017-57, the JJAC is tasked with developing an implementation plan for raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction, monitoring implementation and as needed, providing additional recommendations to the General Assembly.

Scotland CI Offender Dies in Apparent Suicide

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Offender David Burleson (#0694678) died Saturday afternoon at Scotland Correctional Institution after an apparent suicide. He was found unresponsive in his cell at approximately 12:07 p.m. Prison staff, medical staff and local paramedics responded and worked to resuscitate the offender.

NC Office of Recovery and Resiliency names key leaders

Thursday, January 3, 2019

The new North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency has named key leaders and is working to streamline the process for administering federal block grants for Hurricane Matthew recovery and planning for additional federal funding for residents affected by Hurricane Florence.

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