Press Release

Press Release

RALEIGH — Six agencies doing significant work to help people recovering from Hurricane Florence will receive grants totaling $2 million to further fund their relief efforts. North Carolina Emergency Management, a division of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, is awarding the grants using funds provided by the General Assembly in the Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Act.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored nationally for an initiative started last year to promote investments in multimodal transportation projects.

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 15:31

More accolades for NCDOT drone program

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The N.C. Department of Transportation has been honored by a national organization for its pioneering use of drones to respond to hurricanes and deliver medical supplies.

STUART, VA (September 10, 2019) – Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic No. 21 Ford Mustang beginning in 2020.

RALEIGH —The State Board of Elections will conduct regional public demonstrations of newly certified voting systems this month in five locations across North Carolina.

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation released today a review conducted by McKinsey & Company of how NCDOT manages multiple funding accounts and expenditures. This review was initiated by the Office of State Budget and Management on May 16 to identify any areas where NCDOT could find efficiencies or improve internal processes.

FAYETTEVILLE — Calling all car enthusiasts: Sustainable Sandhills will present the first Sandhills Drive Electric event on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Honeycutt Park, 352 Devers St. in Fayetteville. 

RALEIGH — The State Board of Elections on Wednesday launched a website to keep voters informed about the effects of Hurricane Dorian on ongoing elections in the 3rd Congressional District, the 9th Congressional District and the city of Charlotte.

WADESBORO — Time is running out for local K-12 teachers to apply for grants of up to $2,000 from Pee Dee Electric through the Bright Ideas Education Grant Program.

RALEIGH — As Hurricane Dorian approaches, the State Board of Elections encourages individuals eligible to vote in Sept. 10 contests to consider casting their ballot during the One-Stop early voting period, which ends Friday (Sept. 6).

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