Press Releases

$3.5 Million Announced for N.C. Highway Patrol

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

DURHAM, N.C. – FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing nearly $3.5 million to help the North Carolina Highway Patrol cover Hurricane Florence-related expenses. 

SBA Approves Governor Cooper’s Request for Disaster Declaration

Friday, June 28, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted his request for a disaster declaration for Mecklenburg County and Catawba County, and the contiguous counties of Alexander, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Union.

Emergency Management’s Deputy Risk Management Chief named to national boards

Friday, June 21, 2019

Gary Thompson’s name has been showing up in some very high-profile places: In fact, on some of the most prestigious lists for a professional with expertise in the Global Positioning System (GPS), the satellite technology that supports everything from mapping apps on your smartphone to weather forecasts and military operations. 

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