Press Release

Press Release

RALEIGH —Pecan pie lovers can celebrate. The North Carolina pecan growers have a good crop ahead of the holidays despite a relatively dry summer and damages sustained during last year’s hurricane season. That is good news for consumers wanting to incorporate local ingredients into their Thanksgiving meals.

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections invites members of the public to comment on the proposed text of a permanent administrative rule pertaining to the issuance of free voter photo ID cards by county boards of elections.

RALEIGH — The online driver license services available on the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles website will be moving into the myNCDMV section of the site, effective the morning of Sunday, Nov. 17. Drivers will now be able to renew their licenses through the application where vehicle owners now go to renew their registration and pay their property tax online.

RALEIGH — In recognition of the service and sacrifice by members of the armed forces, the North Carolina Forest Service is offering a 20 percent discount on tree seedling orders placed by active or retired military personnel during the month of November. This discount applies to the first $500 of all new orders, up to a $100 discount.

ALBEMARLE — The N.C. Department of Transportation recently awarded a $64.8 million contract to widen a 7-mile stretch of N.C. 24/27 between N.C. 740 (Spaulding Street) in Albemarle and east of the Pee Dee River.

MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center has received $277,000 in funding from the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission. The money will be used to fund year three of a cost share granting program called AgPrime.  

ROCKINGHAM — State Senator Tom McInnis, R-Richmond, announced (Thursday) that he will be seeking re-election in the 25th Senate District, which includes Anson, Richmond, Scotland and Moore counties — and stretches from Peachland to Maxton to Glendon. 

Wednesday, 06 November 2019 13:16

NCDOT awards contract for Rockingham bypass

RALEIGH — State transportation officials have awarded a contract to begin constructing an interstate bypass of Rockingham in Richmond County.

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 13:23

State Elections Board addresses morning outage

RALEIGH — The Voter Search and other voter tools on the State Board of Elections’ website are now restored after being offline for about an hour Tuesday morning.

RALEIGH — State Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell on Friday approved 49 additional types of student and employee photo identification for use in the 2020 elections.

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