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Gov. Roy Cooper appoints new Rowan County Superior Court judge

SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper announced Friday that Rowan County Assistant District Attorney Timothy Gould will serve as a Superior Court judge for Judicial District 19C, filling the seat vacated by Anna Mills Wagoner. Wagoner retired last month and was awarded the Friend of the Court award by N.C. Chief...
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Roy Cooper extends mask mandate … again

Raleigh, NC – Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper issued his first executive order of the pandemic in March 2020, at the time implementing a interminable state of emergency, a move that’s typically reserved for hurricanes and other natural disasters. On Friday, June 11, Cooper issued yet another order in the long...

Lawmakers to Roy Cooper: Show us the science

Raleigh, NC – It has been 450 days since Gov. Roy Cooper put North Carolina under a state-of-emergency order due to the COVID pandemic. State lawmakers are demanding concrete information on when it will end. On Tuesday, leaders in the N.C. House formally asked Cooper to provide the scientific data...
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Governor Roy Cooper proclaims June as 'Pride Month' in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June as Pride Month in North Carolina to honor the state’s LGBTQ+ community, their fight for equality and the goal of creating a welcoming community for all North Carolinians. “The world now knows the progress North Carolina has made in becoming a...
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Activists meet with NC Gov Roy Cooper about Andrew Brown Jr. case, will meet US Attorney General next

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Activists in Elizabeth City are taking their fight for justice to the nation's capital, after meeting with North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper. Demonstrators march the streets of Elizabeth City nightly, and on Wednesday, a group traveled two-and-a-half hours to sit down with Governor Roy Cooper, State Attorney General Josh Stein, and members of the legislative Black Caucus.

Million-dollar vaccine lottery? It’s not off the table, Gov. Roy Cooper says in Charlotte visit

Some Charlotteans got more than they expected at their COVID-19 vaccine appointment Thursday afternoon: the shot, a $25 gift card, and a visit from NC Gov. Roy Cooper. Cooper visited a StarMed Healthcare location Thursday at 4001 Tuckaseegee Road to promote the state’s new COVID-19 vaccination incentive push, offering $25 gift cards to people getting their first COVID-19 shot along with people driving others to get their first shot.
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'Take the shot' | Gov. Roy Cooper, local leaders tour Rockingham County company offering incentives for vaccinated employees

MADISON, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen toured a Triad company offering incentives to vaccinated employees Thursday. Pine Hall Brick in Madison held on-site vaccinations for employees. The company is entering all vaccinated workers into monthly raffles from June to October with a chance to win cash prizes.
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NC Gov. Roy Cooper to make economic announcement

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and the City of Charlotte will make a joint economic development announcement Tuesday afternoon. According to Cooper's office, the announcement is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Details of the announcement haven't been announced by either Cooper or the city. Ashley Fahey, a reporter...

Gov. Roy Cooper Declares May As Military Appreciation Month

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has declared May to be Military Appreciation Month. With over 100,000 active-duty military personnel and their families and approximately 725,000 military veterans, North Carolina has the fifth-largest military presence in the country. According to North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Secretary Walter E. Gaskin, state officials designated this month in part to further “remember the ultimate sacrifice” of many North Carolinians and “express our gratitude to service members and their families.” The overall economic impact of North Carolina's service members, veterans and families exceeds $66 billion annually. Since 2015, NC DMVA has served as the central coordinating agency advocating for current and former military personnel and their families and connecting them to services, benefits, and support. Since 2015, North Carolina has been recognized as the most veteran-friendly state in the nation."

Governor Roy Cooper's State of the State Address Reviewed

Following North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper's State of the State address in late April, WUNC Political Reporter, Rusty Jacobs spoke with Paul Foster during More to the Story with a recap of the speech. It marked Cooper's third state of the state and first since winning reelection last November. This conversation first aired April 28, 2021.