Press Releases

Governor Cooper Proclaims Hurricane Preparedness Week

Monday, May 10, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper has declared May 9-15 as Hurricane Preparedness Week, joining the national effort to make people more aware of the dangers of hurricanes and encouraging all North Carolinians to prepare for tropical weather. Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30.

Catherine Whaley Wins Prisons Support Services Award

Friday, May 7, 2021

RALEIGH — An administrative officer at Pender Correctional Institution in Burgaw has won Prisons Support Service Award for her extraordinary work to streamline COVID-19 testing of the staff at the prison.

Sampson Correctional Case Manager Wins Prisons Education Award

Friday, May 7, 2021

RALEIGH -- Case manager/educational-vocational coordinator Mahogani Thompkins has won this year’s Education Award for her outstanding work to make Sampson Correctional offenders eligible to attend classes during the pandemic.

Nurse Rebecca Greene Wins Prisons Health Services Award

Friday, May 7, 2021

RALEIGH -- A nursing supervisor at Southern Correctional Institution in Troy, Rebecca Greene has won Prisons Health Services Award for her efforts to transfer offenders with high medical needs out of two facilities as a pandemic contingency plan.

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