Press Release

Press Release

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Wake County Public Health Department to investigate a limited number of reactions that were reported during Johnson & Johnson vaccinations at PNC Arena on Thursday, April 8. Analysis by the CDC did not find any safety issues or reason for concern; and the CDC recommends continuing to administer the vaccine.

LAURINBURG — In July of 2020, Scotland Regional Hospice announced the cancelation of its annual golf tournament fundraiser due to North Carolina’s restriction of mass gatherings in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Prior to the cancelation, the tournament had been held annually for 33-uninterrupted years raising more than $4 million for patient care. 

PISGAH FOREST — The Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education, managed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, has released the April class schedule. The workshops will be hosted outside and led by Wildlife Commission staff. The Center’s COVID-19 policies are stated on their website and must be followed at all times.

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released findings from recent public opinion research on COVID-19 vaccine risks, rewards and vaccination motivations across the state. 

Thursday, 08 April 2021 11:57

2021 N.C. strawberry season underway

RALEIGH — April signals the start of strawberry season in North Carolina, and local growers are optimistic about the 2021 season and anticipate a crop that should last through Memorial Day.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Since joining REV in 2019, president and CEO Jason Lee has propelled the organization to new heights. Transitioning to a new name, strategic vision, and mission, under Lee’s leadership, REV has once again achieved another milestone. The credit union received merger approval from the National Credit Union Administration and members of North Carolina based Riegelwood Federal Credit Union and Hamlet Federal Credit Union, making REV a multi-state financial institution.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s work to reach underserved and historically marginalized populations and deliver equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines is a model approach for the country, according to a new report released this week by the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices.

FAYETTEVILLE — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville has released its April workshop schedule.

RALEIGH — Martie T. Butler, economic developer for Richmond County, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Economic Development Advisory Committee of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. 

RALEIGH — As part of its litter removal efforts, N.C. Department of Transportation crews, contractors and volunteers have now collected more than 3 million pounds of litter from roadsides this year.  

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