Press Releases

SHP Identifies Trooper Struck In Vance County Crash

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate a crash involving a state trooper who was hit by a vehicle on US 1 in Vance County. On Tuesday, October 22 at approximately 7:59 p.m., a 2012 Buick traveled off the roadway and struck the trooper from behind as he was conducting a traffic stop.

Trooper Injured During Traffic Stop

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

On October 22, 2019 at approximately 7:59 pm a member of the State Highway Patrol was struck while conducting a traffic stop on US 1 in Vance County.

New Warden Named at Piedmont Correctional

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Ken Beaver as the new warden of the Piedmont Correctional Institution in Salisbury.

Media Advisory: 2019 Operation Stop Arm Kick Off

Friday, October 18, 2019

What: The State Highway Patrol will hold a press event to kick off this year’s Operation Stop Arm school bus safety initiative. Representatives from the State Highway Patrol, the Department of Public Instruction and the Wake County Public School System will speak at this event.     

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Dorian affected counties

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there. “Today’s state disaster declaration will help North Carolinians recovering from Hurricane Dorian get vital assistance necessary to recover,” said Governor Cooper.

Hurricane Dorian Proof of Loss Deadline Approaches for Policyholders

Thursday, October 17, 2019

National Flood Insurance Program policyholders in North Carolina who had Hurricane Dorian damage have 60 days from their date of loss to file a Proof of Loss. 

FEMA remains committed to ensure policyholders receive every dollar their NFIP policy entitles them.

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