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Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Tuesday, March 8, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 06:01

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Tuesday, March 8, 2016, as released by his office.

10 a.m.
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Parking Lot

*Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Parking Lot is on N.C. 12 northbound on the south end (Pea Island) of the Bonner Bridge.

 The event is open to press.

Zika Virus Toll: Five Confirmed Travel-Related Cases in North Carolina PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 07 March 2016 06:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - With five confirmed cases of Zika virus in our state, North Carolina health officials are urging residents to be aware of travel recommendations from the state and the Centers for Disease Control. Recommendations pertain to those traveling to  Central America, South America, Mexico or the Caribbean.

“Travelers to any of the countries with active Zika transmission should follow precautions to minimize their exposure to mosquito bites. Pregnant women are particularly urged to take note of the recent CDC travel recommendations advising that travel to areas with active virus transmission be postponed if possible," said State Health Director, Randall Williams in a statement.

Zika virus is primarily transmitted through the bite of an infectious mosquito. A pregnant woman infected with Zika virus can pass the virus to her unborn baby, with possible brain defect as the result.

March 6-12 Declared Severe Weather Preparedness Week PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 07 March 2016 06:42

North Carolinians are being urged to prepare for severe weather as our state heads into the volatile early spring season.

Gov. Pat McCrory's office reports that schools and government buildings statewide will hold tornado drills Wednesday, while test messages will be broadcast on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios and the Emergency Alert System.
Last year, the state suffered through nine tornadoes. Those storms and tornadoes caused more than $12 million in damages. More than 500 severe thunderstorm warnings were also issued.

More details can be found at readync.org.

Controller's January General Fund Report Now Available PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 04 March 2016 07:09

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The report on the state's general operating fund finances as of January 31, 2016 is now posted online at osc.nc.gov.

The report shows revenues, receipts, appropriated expenditures and disbursements on a cash basis generally in the month when cash is received or cash is disbursed.  Departmental budgeted and actual expenditure amounts for reverting activities are reported net of budgeted and actual receipts respectively and are referred to herein as appropriation expenditures.

The report is submitted by State Conytroller Linda Combs.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 March 2016 07:10

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