Press Releases

More than $6 Million Approved for Wilmington Area

Monday, July 15, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $6 million to reimburse local governments and a public utility authority for Hurricane Florence-related expenses. 

Water rescue teams receive new equipment

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Thanks to more than $2 million in search and rescue funding that was included in the Governor’s budget last year, and appropriated by the legislature, many swift water rescue teams across the state received new equipment this week to enhance response capacity or replace old, aging equipment.

More than $22 Million Approved for Three Electric Cooperatives

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $22 million to reimburse the Carteret-Craven, Four County and Tideland electric cooperatives for damage to their electrical systems following Hurricane Florence.

State Highway Patrol Focuses On Safety For July Fourth Weekend

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

As the July Fourth Holiday approaches, the State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to focus on safe driving while traveling to their intended destinations.  As traffic is expected to increase throughout the week, troopers will be out in full force monitoring driver behavior.
 

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