Press Releases

Watson Named Superintendent at Johnston Correctional Institution

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Roderick Watson as the new superintendent at Johnston Correctional Institution in Smithfield. Watson replaces Drew Stanley, who moved to Warren Correctional Institution.

SHP Participates in National Campaign to Combat Fatal Collisions

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

As the amount of traffic increases across the state due to motorists traveling to their intended vacation destinations, reducing collisions is a top priority of the State Highway Patrol.  Combating needless collisions that result in serious injury or death is a nationwide effort of which the Patr

Teams Assessing Damage in Western North Carolina

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

RALEIGH: State and federal emergency management experts are in western North Carolina to begin surveying destruction caused by last week’s torrential rains and mudslides to determine what help individuals and communities may need to recover, Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday.

Incident management team returns from Hawaii

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Members of a North Carolina incident management team that has been serving in Hawaii since May 19 returned home this weekend, and a larger team of 14 North Carolina emergency managers has replaced them. 

Governor Cooper to Visit Affected Western Counties Today

Thursday, May 31, 2018

While rains from Alberto are tapering off across western North Carolina, emergency officials are keeping a close watch on river and lake levels as the threat of flooding, landslides and mudslides remains significant.

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