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NASCAR Legend Ray Evernham Appointed To North Carolina Motorsports Advisory Council PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 14 December 2015 06:01

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - North Carolina's Motorsports Advisory Council has added one of the successful crew chiefs in history to its roster of members. Ray Enverham teamed with driving legend Jeff Gordon for seven year.

The Council advises state policymakers on ways to  grow the motorsports industry.

Evernham is one of two new members. The is Tim Hagler. A slate of current members were also reappointed by Gov. Pat McCrory. They are:

-- Scott Cooper (Cabarrus County)

-- John G. Dodson (Iredell County)

-- Stephen A. Earwood (Moore County)

-- Randy Marion (Iredell County)

-- Gray Garrison (Yadkin County)

-- Jason D. Gibbs (Mecklenburg County)

--  Timothy J. Cindric (Iredell County) -

-- Winston Kelley (Mecklenburg County)

-- Tatiana Papis (Iredell County)

-- Tim Hagler (Cabarrus County)

-- The Honorable Karen B. Ray (Iredell County) -

-- Brett Jewkes (Mecklenburg County)

-- Mesbah Uddin (Mecklenburg County)

-- Colleen O. Matte (Cabarrus County)

-- Robert C. Rice (Cabarrus County)

-- William N. Patterson (Davidson County)

-- Kelley E. Miller (Iredell County)

-- Matthew W. Smith (Mecklenburg County)

-- Brian Moffitt (Randolph County)

-- Shurley M. Weddle (Sampson County)

-- Greg Fornell (Rowan County)

Two Dozen Bills Take Effect January 1, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Friday, 11 December 2015 06:39

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Nearly two dozen bills passed by the Generaly Assembly will become law January 1, 2016.

They range from election reform and motor fuel tax changes to regulatory reform and medical examiner training.

A full list and description can be found at http://ncleg.net/documentsites/legislativepublications/Effective%20Dates/2015%20Effective%20Dates/2015EffectiveDates.pdf

You're Invited: State Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Thursday, 10 December 2015 06:20

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state capitol campus in downtown Raleigh will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland Thursday evening with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

Gov. Pat McCrory will be on hand for the season's festivities, which begin at 6 p.m.

The lighting is open to the public.

The capitol is located in the center of downtown, off of Wilmington Street. The historic building sits in the middle of a park-like setting.

State To Lease Underutilized Building In Key Raleigh Corridor as Part of Plan To Maximum State Assets PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 06:52

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - It's been used to house textbooks, but the building located in a key Raleigh corridor will instead be leased to the private sector as part of Gov. Pat McCrory's plan to ensure taxpayers are getting the best use from state-owned facilities.

The property is located along the Blue Ridge Corridor in Raleigh, a 3-mile stretch of road in the sought-after area that is within 10 minutes of downtown and even closer to the PNC Arena and I-40. It will be listed for a 99-year lease agreement.

The facility currently is used as the state's textbook warehouse and as a motor pool location.

According to the governor's office, the lease plan is backed by the group known as the Blue Ridge Corridor Alliance.


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