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MEDIA ADVISORY: Prison Reform Advisory Board Meeting

6 hours 16 min ago
Monday, June 18, 2018

WHAT: N.C. Prison Reform Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting

Information on June 17 Staff, Inmate Assaults at Scotland Correctional Institution

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:48
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Assaults to a correctional captain and inmate took place in two separate incidents on June 17 at Scotland Correctional Institution.

Information Regarding June 16 Staff Assault at Polk Correctional Institution

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 15:20
Saturday, June 16, 2018

At approximately 11:24 a.m. today at Polk Correctional Institution, inmate Alexis Ramirez (#1520499) assaulted three correctional officers with a homemade weapon.

64 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:32
Friday, June 15, 2018

NC Emergency Management today announced  that 64 homeowners across central and eastern North Carolina soon will receive $8.5 million in federal and state funds to acquire, elevate or reconstruct homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew.

New flood gauges increase public safety, expand flood prediction capability

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:54
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

RALEIGH – When river levels began rising last year after a late-April storm dumped five to eight inches of rain across North Carolina’s Piedmont, North Carolina Emergency Management warned community leaders along the Neuse River what day and time the river would crest a

21 More Homeowners to Get Housing Help to Recover from Matthew

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 15:07
Monday, June 11, 2018

Raleigh - NC Emergency Management today notified local officials in the city of Tarboro and in Halifax and Robeson counties that they will soon receive $2.6 million in federal and state funds to acquire or elevate 21 homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew. 

UPDATE: Escaped Pasquotank Correctional Institution Minimum Custody Inmate Captured

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:10
Friday, June 8, 2018

Pasquotank Correctional Institution Minimum Custody Facility inmate Devonta Respers (#1229310), who was reported missing from the minimum custody facility this morning at 10 a.m., was captured by prison staff at 11:52 a.m.

Pasquotank Correctional Institution Inmate Missing from Minimum Custody Facility

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 12:08
Friday, June 8, 2018

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking Pasquotank Correctional Institution inmate Devonta Respers (#1229310), who was reported missing from the minimum custody facility this morning at 10 a.m. 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor’s Crime Commission Meets Thursday in Raleigh

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 15:39
Monday, June 4, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor’s Cr

Cobb Named Superintendent at Dan River Prison Work Farm

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:26
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Amanda Cobb as the new superintendent at Dan River Prison Work Farm in Blanch. Cobb replaces Timothy Willis, who retired.

Jacobs Named Superintendent at Columbus Correctional Institution

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:21
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Stephen Jacobs as the new superintendent at Columbus Correctional Institution in Whiteville. 

Watson Named Superintendent at Johnston Correctional Institution

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:16
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Roderick Watson as the new superintendent at Johnston Correctional Institution in Smithfield. Watson replaces Drew Stanley, who moved to Warren Correctional Institution.

Stanley Named Superintendent at Warren Correctional Institution

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:12
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Drew Stanley as the new superintendent at Warren Correctional Institution in Manson. Stanley replaces Kevin Barnes, who retired.

SHP Participates in National Campaign to Combat Fatal Collisions

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:48
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

As the amount of traffic increases across the state due to motorists traveling to their intended vacation destinations, reducing collisions is a top priority of the State Highway Patrol.  Combating needless collisions that result in serious injury or death is a nationwide effort of which the Patr

Teams Assessing Damage in Western North Carolina

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 10:50
Tuesday, June 5, 2018

RALEIGH: State and federal emergency management experts are in western North Carolina to begin surveying destruction caused by last week’s torrential rains and mudslides to determine what help individuals and communities may need to recover, Governor Roy Cooper said Tuesday.

Incident management team returns from Hawaii

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:13
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Members of a North Carolina incident management team that has been serving in Hawaii since May 19 returned home this weekend, and a larger team of 14 North Carolina emergency managers has replaced them. 

As Rains Subside, Cleanup Begins Across Western North Carolina

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 16:26
Friday, June 1, 2018

Cleanup and damage assessments are beginning in North Carolina’s western counties, but hazards remain due to high water levels and saturated ground.

Governor Cooper to Visit Affected Western Counties Today

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 10:07
Thursday, May 31, 2018

While rains from Alberto are tapering off across western North Carolina, emergency officials are keeping a close watch on river and lake levels as the threat of flooding, landslides and mudslides remains significant.

Governor to Declare State of Emergency for Western Counties as Mudslides Close Roads, Prompt Evacuations in Several Communities

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:56
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper will declare a State of Emergency for western North Carolina after heavy rains overnight prompted mudslides in multiple communities, closed portions of I-40 east of Asheville and triggered evacuations of Old Fort and a community near Lake Tahoma in McDowell County.

Governor Urges North Carolinians to Remain Vigilant as More Heavy Rains from Alberto Hit State

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 15:01
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Though Subtropical Depression Alberto is weakening, the threat of additional rain means North Carolinians need to remain vigilant and watch for area flooding in low-lying areas and landslides in the mountains, Governor Roy Cooper said today.

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