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  • August 20, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:

    • Joseph Shute (Carteret County)- Shute has run inshore, light tackle and fly fishing charters for the last 27 years in the Morehead City and Atlantic Beach area.
    • Samuel Corbett (Pender County) – Corbett is a full-time commercial...
  • August 20, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he will appoint Judge R.N. “Bob” Hunter, Jr. as a Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court. Hunter will fill the seat of Justice Mark Martin, who will become the Chief Justice on September 1. Judge Hunter will take his seat on the Supreme Court on September 6.

     

    “As a lawyer who practiced for 35...

  • August 20, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC – Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that CS Carolina, Inc. is expanding operations in Alamance County.  The company plans to create 22 new jobs and invest $7.3 million over the next three years in Burlington.

     

    “It’s crucial that we continue to create an environment where our existing businesses can...

  • August 19, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory has selected George Wainwright Jr. of Carteret County as the chairman of the State Ethics Commission.

     

    Wainwright is a retired Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Wainwright earned a degree in political science as a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before working in...

  • August 18, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin will be appointed the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. Governor Pat McCrory made the announcement today at a ceremony at the Old House Chamber in the State Capitol. Current Chief Justice Sarah Parker will be vacating the position at the end of August. 

     

    "Chief Justice Parker has been...

  • August 18, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Cascades Tissue Group will open a new manufacturing facility in Scotland County.  The company plans to create 68 new jobs and invest $62 million during the next three years in Wagram. The investment includes $55 million of new capital expenditure (such as building infrastructure, new equipment...

  • August 15, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Jeff Sheehan of Wake County has been appointed to serve as a member of the Board of the North Carolina Department of Transportation representing Division 5.

     

    Sheehan replaces the unexpired term of current member Mike Smith, who is stepping down effective August 20.

     

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  • August 15, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, N.C. - Governor Pat McCrory appointed District Attorney-Elect Roger Echols as the new Durham District Attorney following the retirement of Acting District Attorney Leon Stanback.

     

    “I would like to thank Leon Stanback for his service to Durham County and North Carolina,” said Governor  McCrory. "He has exhibited great leadership,...

  • August 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state’s 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013. Data from the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development showed that visitor spending topped $1 billion in Mecklenburg, Wake and Guilford counties...

  • August 15, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harris Teeter, LLC will expand the perishable facility of its existing Indian Trail Distribution Center in Union County.  The Company’s Indian Trail Distribution Center currently serves an estimated 104 stores across North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and...

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