Press Releases

State Investment in Water Rescue Equipment Pays off for Rocky Mount

Monday, June 22, 2020

As floodwaters rose this week along the Tar River to levels not seen since Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, water rescue teams from the Rocky Mount Fire Department put some new state-provided equipment into action, rescuing people stranded in their homes and vehicles.

Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Stay Vigilant

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper and NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today shared an update on where North Carolina stands in the fight against COVID-19 and urged North Carolinians not to let their guard down. 

North Carolinians Urged to be Ready for Severe Weather

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper is urging North Carolinians to be prepared for severe weather and the possibility of power outages overnight and into Monday afternoon, as a strong cold front moves across the state. 

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