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Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Tuesday, April 5, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 05:18

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Tuesday, April 5, 2016, as released by his office.

9 a.m.
Council of State
Department of Administration
5th Floor Commission Boardroom
116 W Jones St.

Open to Press

12 Noon
Education Announcement
Ragsdale High School, Media Center
1000 Lucy Ragsdale Drive

Open to credentialed media

Public Comment Period Extended For African-American Monument at State Capitol PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 05 April 2016 05:13

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Four additional public comment events have been scheduled by the state in order to solicit feedback on an African-American monument to be constructed at the state Capitol in Raleigh. Four hearings have already taken place.

The monument will honor the achievements of North Carolina African-Americans. Gov. Pat McCrory recommended construction of the monument, a move endorsed by the North Carolina Historical Commission and the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission.

The new opportunities to comment will be held:
-- April 12 at St. Phillips African Moravian Church and Heritage Center in Old Salem, 911 South Church St., Winston-Salem

-- April 19 at the Asheville YMI Cultural Center, 39 Market St., Asheville

-- April 26 at St. Stephen AME Church – Sloan Chapel Annex, 501 Red Cross St., Wilmington

-- May 3 at the State Capitol, One E. Edenton  St., Raleigh

DPS Looks To Hire Veterans at April 5 Ft. Bragg Hiring Event PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 04 April 2016 05:52

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Know a veteran in need of a job? The Department of Public Safety wants to talk with them Tuesday at a hiring event to be held at Ft. Bragg.

People attending the event will learn more about open Correctional Officer positions the state is looking to fill at various locations in North Carolina.
“Military troops and veterans are a great asset to the State,” said Neal Alexander, Director of the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) in a statement. “They have the skill-sets, experience and discipline needed to excel at these positions and many others.”

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ft. Bragg
 Conference and Catering Center.

Janie Sutton Named Acting Director for State Bureau of Investigation PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 04 April 2016 05:31

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A 25-year veteran has been named acting director of the State Bureau of Investigation, the state's key investigatory and law enforcement agency. Janie Sutton replaces B.W. Collier, who retired as SBI director effective April 1.

Sutton has been a field agent, assistant special agent in charge, special agent in charge, and team leader of the Bureau's Crisis Negotiation Team.
"It is an honor and a privilege to serve the SBI and the governor as acting director,” said Sutton in a news release. “I look forward to continued collaboration within our agency and without as we build on the strong history of the SBI.”
Sutton has served with the Bureau since 1991.


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