Gov. Cooper Announces $18.5 Million to Provide Temporary Recovery Jobs to North Carolinians Affected by Hurricane Florence

North Carolina has won $18.5 million to hire North Carolinians from areas hit hard by Hurricane Florence to work on recovery efforts, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The funds come from a grant requested by the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Division of Workforce Solutions and awarded by the U.S. Continue Reading

NC Governor Cooper Orders Mosquito Control for Disaster Counties

Due to the increased populations of mosquitoes caused by flooding from Hurricane Florence, Governor Roy Cooper ordered $4 million to fund mosquito control efforts in counties currently under a major disaster declaration. Those counties include: Bladen, Beaufort, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Harnett, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Continue Reading

Small Business Resources Deployed to Affected Communities

Small Business Resources Deployed to Affected Communities Public-private partnership formed to offer immediate and long-term recovery options to impacted small businesses Raleigh, NC-North Carolina’s leading state resources for small and midsize businesses are collaborating to provide a more streamlined and efficient recovery response to business owners affected by Hurricane Florence. Continue Reading