Press Releases

Governor Cooper Declares August as Preparedness Month

Friday, August 14, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper has declared August as North Carolina Preparedness Month, encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits. 

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Friday, August 7, 2020

An offender housed at Caldwell Correctional Center who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19.

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

An offender who tested positive for COVID-19 at Lumberton Correctional Institution has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by the virus. This is the ninth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison. 

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