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  • February 5, 2014 • Education

    Raleigh, NC -  This week, the North Carolina State Board of Education will review school district alternatives to the third grade Read to Achieve assessments. In anticipation of tomorrow’s vote, Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement:

     

    “It’s imperative that EVERY child regardless of their circumstance is reading at grade level by the third...

  • February 5, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and North Carolina Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that ePlus is expanding its Managed Services operations with a new center in Morrisville. The 12,000 square-foot facility, ePlus’ third Managed Services Center in the United States, is expected to bring up to 50 new jobs. 

     

    “We’re delighted to see...

  • February 5, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy


    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:

    North Carolina Commission on Workforce Development
    • Korey Coon (Wake County) – Coon has held his current role of human resources director for the Building Construction Products (BCP) Division of Caterpillar Inc. since 2009. BCP is a global...

  • February 3, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC - The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:

    U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission


    • Samuel Southern (Wake County) - Southern has three decades of experience in health law and trial and appellate practice. He will be serving as chairman for this board.
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  • January 30, 2014 • Personnel

    Raleigh, NC -  The Office of Governor Pat McCrory announced the following appointments today:
     
    Historic Murfreesboro Commission
    • Dr. Albert Roper (Norfolk, Va.) - Roper is retired from the medical field. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill and was a Morehead scholar. Roper is a reappointment to the board.
    • LuAnn Joyner (Hertford County) - ...

  • January 29, 2014 • Public Safety, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, NC - While the snow and sleet has ended for most of the state, the coastal counties could see an additional one to three inches of snow/sleet mixed through this afternoon. A winter storm warning remains in effect for the counties along I-95 and eastward. Overall snow accumulations have been lower than anticipated.

    “We are definitely not in the clear...

  • January 28, 2014 • Public Safety, • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Raleigh, N.C. -  Ahead of an approaching winter storm expected to impact a large part of North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory signed two executive orders and gave an update on preparations for the storm during a press conference this afternoon. Governor McCrory said state agencies have been partnering with local emergency management officials, and storm preparations include...

  • January 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC -  Governor McCrory met with business leaders from throughout the state today for the inaugural meeting and swearing-in of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Small and Historically Underutilized Businesses.


     
    The governor signed Executive Order No. 24 in September 2013 that ensured businessmen and women would comprise the council.

     

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  • January 28, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker released the following statement after North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped by 0.5 of a percentage point to 6.9 percent – the lowest rate in more than five years. 

     

    “The trend of more people getting back to work in North Carolina is great news for our state,” said Governor McCrory. “We...

  • January 27, 2014 • Jobs and the Economy

    Raleigh, NC - Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Eclipse Automation Inc. will be expanding its operations to Mecklenburg County under the name Eclipse Automation Southeast, LLC. The new facility will be located in the Whitehall Technology Park in Charlotte. The company plans to create 50 new jobs over the next three years....

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