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CEOs Rank North Carolina As #3 Best State For Business PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 10 May 2016 04:37

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A Chief Executive Magazine survey of business leaders has rated North Carolina the third best state in the country in which to conduct business.

This is the second year North Carolina has taken third place.

Texas ranked first, followed by Florida.

The magazine posted the following notes about North Carolina:

#15 in Taxation and Regulation

#10 in Workforce Quality

#3 in Living Environment

Right to Work? ✓

The rankings can be found at chiefexecutive.net

Grant Proposals Sought To Boost NC Organ and Tissue Donation PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 06 May 2016 05:15

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The License to Give Trust Fund Commission is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations with the goal of increasing organ and tissue donations.

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded.

Organizations must be based in North Carolina and meet the grant criteria and all provisions of North Carolina General Statute § 143-6.2.  

Proposals should be for projects with a duration of less than 12 months or for related one-time events.

More information is available at http://www.doa.nc.gov/ltgtfc/contactus.aspx

Robert Schurmeier Unanimously Confirmed as New SBI Director PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 05 May 2016 05:03

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The General Assembly has approved Robert Schurmeier to be the next leader of the State Bureau of Investigation. Wednesday's vote was unanimous.
Schurmeier fills the seat of B.W. Collier, who retired last month. He was nominated by Gov. Pat McCrory.
Schurmeier served for three decades with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and also has 10 years of experience in the private sector.

Retired Army Colonel To Take Seat on North Carolina's Military Affairs Commission PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 May 2016 05:14

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The group that advises the governor on expanding the impact of the state's military installations will welcome a retired Army colonel to its ranks.

Col. Kirk Warner will take a seat on the North Carolina Military Affairs Commission, having retired three years ago after a three-decade career in the U.S. Army. His last assignment was as the Commander of the 134th Legal Operations Detachment at Fort Bragg. Col. Warner previously served as Deputy Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon for three separate Chairmen.

Also joining the advisory board is Etteinne Mitchell, a retired Naval Intelligence Officer. She was assigned to military bases in eight states, as well as two overseas. She also served out of the country.

Gov. Pat McCrory made the appointments this week.


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