Press Release

Press Release

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 11:11

NCRGEA hosting online candidates forum

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Retired Governmental Employees' Association is hosting a series of forums in the first week of October, with the candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and state treasurer discussing a broad range of topics of interest to the people of North Carolina, and with a particular interest in issues relevant to government professionals and retirees.

ROCKINGHAM — On Monday, Sept. 21st, North Carolina Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry made the drive from Raleigh to present Richmond County Emergency Services Director Donna Wright, the North Carolina Emergency Management Directors Award.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is adding information about antigen testing to the COVID-19 NC Dashboard, including positive COVID-19 cases and deaths diagnosed with an antigen test and the number of antigen tests completed daily. 

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today it will provide additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to help families purchase food for children whose access to free and reduced-priced meals at school has been impacted by remote learning this fall due to COVID-19. The program provides a benefit on an EBT card that can be used to buy food at authorized retailers, including most major grocery stores.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation invites all accredited colleges, community colleges and universities to apply to serve as a host site for the 2021 National Summer Transportation Institute program.

RALEIGH — The N.C Department of Transportation has received a $47.5 million federal grant to purchase the S-Line rail corridor between Raleigh and Ridgeway in Warren County.

ROCKINGHAM — This week the Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Company announced that they were the successful beneficiaries of a $13 million Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements grant.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Tuesday announced changes to the absentee voting process to make it easier for a voter to fix problems with their absentee ballot.

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 13:00

Driver lauds seat belt use for saving her life

RALEIGH — While state officials are concerned that Mecklenburg County’s seat belt use rate dipped by almost 8% last year, the majority of the region’s residents are still buckling up.

Monday, 21 September 2020 18:47

N.C. DMV surpasses 2 million REAL IDs issued

RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles reached a milestone with the issuance of its 2 millionth REAL ID license or ID enhancement late last week, more than a year before the REAL ID Act will go into effect.

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