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The State Highway Patrol swore in 16 new troopers at a ceremony held for the 155th Basic Highway Patrol School.

The Department of Public Safety is hosting a hiring event on Tuesday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Western Piedmont Community College (Carr Hall) in Morganton.

Updated: Two offenders who escaped from a prison facility in Lumberton yesterday were caught on foot around three hours later by Department of Public Safety searchers. They were sent to a higher custody level facility and will be charged with felony escape.

Friday night, ALE special agents charged 259 people for alcohol, drug, firearm, driving and gambling offenses during a statewide partnership with local, state, and federal agencies. Each district targeted violence and illegal activity anywhere alcohol was sold, whether legally or illegally.

ALE and the High Point Police Department yesterday raided three illegal alcohol outlets which resulted in the seizure of drugs and alcoholic beverages. The investigations stemmed from community complaints of illegal sales of alcoholic beverages in the High Point area. 

Community members from the Mid-East Commission region are invited to attend a public workshop to discuss and identify locations that are subject to damage or loss due to climate hazards. Workshop attendees will also be provided an opportunity to share personal experiences with disaster preparedness and recovery.

Community members from the Lumber River council of governments region are invited to attend a public workshop to discuss and identify locations that are subject to damage or loss due to climate hazards.

Community members from the Kerr-Tar, Mid-Carolina and Triangle J council of governments regions are invited to attend a public workshop to discuss and identify locations th

Piedmont Correctional Institution offender Jacob Green (#1678555) has died after an apparent suicide.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named April Shoup as the new warden of the Western Correctional Center for Women in Black Mountain.

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