Safekeeper Donnie Ward #1523340 was found unresponsive in his cell just after midnight Thursday morning at Central Prison. Corrections and medical staff initiated CPR, but Ward was later declared dead, the result of an apparent suicide.
Governor Pat McCrory signed the Disaster Recovery Act of 2016 into law today, providing $201 million to help citizens and communities recover from Hurricane Matthew and wildfires.
Nearly 230 law enforcement officers from state, local and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Silent Night, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probation and parole in Franklin,
Edgecombe County FEMA/North Carolina Emergency Management Disaster Recovery Center Reopens in New Location
The Disaster Recovery Center in Edgecombe County will reopen to serve disaster survivors at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The new location is:
Many displaced Hurricane Matthew survivors face a challenging holiday season. Governor Pat McCrory has called a special session of the legislature to address pressing needs. But there is much that survivors and supporters can do to advance the recovery process.
In the nine weeks since President Obama declared a major disaster for North Carolina, federal agencies have provided more than $213 million in grants, loans and insurance payments to those who had losses resulting from flooding after Hurricane Matthew.
This year, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety prison system saw a three-fold increase in the number of facilities growing and donating produce to local food banks, community pantries and social service organizations.
The Disaster Recovery Center in Columbus County will close Friday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m.
The center is located at:
Employment Security Commission
913 Jefferson Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
Nearly 50 law enforcement officers and support staff from state, local and federal agencies joined forces this week for Operation Arrow – Onslow County, an enforcement operation that served outstanding criminal warrants and conducted compliance checks on high risk and violent offenders on probati
Governor Pat McCrory signed an Executive Order this week finalizing the boundary line between the state of North Carolina and South Carolina from Polk to Brunswick County.