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SBA grants Governor’s request for earthquake disaster declaration

Friday, August 28, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration today granted Gov. Roy Cooper’s request for a disaster declaration for homeowners and small businesses that suffered damage from a 5.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Sparta in Alleghany County on Aug. 9.

Governor Cooper Requests SBA Disaster Aid for Bertie and Neighboring Counties

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper today signed and submitted a request to the U.S. Small Business Administration to grant a disaster declaration for Bertie and surrounding counties to provide low-interest disaster loans to residents and businesses who suffered losses from a tornado that struck as Hurricane Isaias passed through the state on Aug. 4. 

Governor Cooper Declares August as Preparedness Month

Friday, August 14, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper has declared August as North Carolina Preparedness Month, encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits. 

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