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N.C. National Guard Soldiers Deploy To Bahrain For Security Detail PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 March 2015 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The North Carolina National Guard’s Alpha Battery is heading to Bahrain, having been deployed in support of U.S. Navy Central Command. The soldiers will provide security in Bahrain, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Alpha Battery deployed with the 1-113th Battalion and the 30th Brigade on two occasions supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005 and 2009.

As part of the dual mission of the National Guard, Alpha Battery was also activated in 2012 to support the Democratic National Convention. Their mission was to secure key facilities throughout the city of Charlotte and be prepared to react should civil unrest present itself.

Gov. McCrory's Statement On Gas Tax Compromise PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 March 2015 05:17

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following a gas tax compromise announced by state legislative leaders, in which the state portion of the gas tax will drop from 37.5 cents to 36 cents per gallon, Gov. Pat McCrory issued the following statement. Another penny would be eliminated next year and then another in the summer of 2016.

"This proposal protects and stabilizes gas tax revenue so we can fund important transportation  priorities that connect communities throughout our state. I appreciate the spirit of cooperation by House and Senate leaders in working to reach this bipartisan compromise."

Consulate General of Mexico and N.C. Health and Human Services Reach Agreement for Protection of Minors PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 27 March 2015 05:24

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A Memorandum of Agreement between the state Department of Health and Human Services and the Consulate General of Mexico aims to protect Mexican minors in North Carolina.

Signed March 25, the agreement focuses on kids who have been separated from their parents or guardians.

"While the Mexican Government has signed MoAs in 27 states, the agreement with DSS comes with a more comprehensive scope, establishing mutual cooperation between the Consulate General and DSS to locate family members, provide evidence and documentation, accessibility of services of both government agencies, joint participation in Community Outreach activities and reuniting minors with their families in Mexico when appropriate," a statement from Health and Human Services said.

Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Thursday, March 26, 2015 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 26 March 2015 05:17

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, March 26, 2015, as released by his office.

10 a.m.
Operation Coming Home Key Ceremony for Hero Home #9
2504 Averon Drive

OPEN to credentialed press only.

6:45 p.m.
Gastonia Regional Chamber Annual Celebration and Loray Mill Grand Opening
300 S. Firestone Street

 OPEN to credentialed press only.


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