Posted on: September 6, 2017

Durham County IS&T Receives Award for Best Tech Practices

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Durham, NC — In the digital age, government agencies must stay abreast of and understand best technology practices designed to improve the efficiency of policymaking in our quickly transforming society.

Recently, the National Association of Counties (NACo) named Durham County Information Services and Technology (IS&T) a “2017 Digital Counties Survey Winner.” The award-winning team, led by Chief Information Officer Greg Marrow, rec...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Henderson County Library Receives National Recognition for Improving Public Technology Services

Henderson County was featured in this month’s Edge Newsletter, which is an initiative affiliated with the Urban Libraries Council and supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Henderson County was credited with improving services in three main areas including internal culture and services for individuals with disabilities, digital literacy services, and community partnerships to address workforce and economic development. Click...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Richmond County Celebrates New Emergency Operations Complex

The new complex will consolidate 911 calls from the Richmond County area, to directly dispatch law enforcement, fire, rescue and EMS after an initial call.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Randolph County Board of Commissioners Holds County Leadership Forum on Opioid Abuse

As part of the forum, the county voted to establish Opioid Abuse Council.  The Council will meet regularly and make recommendations to commissioners.

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Onslow County ITS Department and ITS Director Glenn Hasteadt Recognized for Achievements

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The Center for Digital Government and the National Association of Counties (NACo) honored Onslow County as the fourth place winner (in its population category) of the Digital Counties Survey Award.

Onslow County was selected among thousands of applicants for this prestigious award, which recognizes county performance, innovation, and cost efficiencies using technology.  NCACC presented Onslow County ITS Director Glenn Hasteadt with the Edwi...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Viola Harris, Edgecombe County Commissioner, Appointed by Governor to the NC Local Govt. Commission

To the North Carolina Local Government Commission, Gov. Cooper has named Viola Harris as a Current or Former County Commissioner Member. Harris is the current Commissioner of Edgecombe County and a previous member of the Local Government Commission. She i...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Mitchell County to hold event in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day

The county will host an event marking International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31st, 6:00 p.m. at the new Mitchell County Courthouse, Bakersville, NC.

Alternate Inclement Weather Location: Mitchell High School Auditorium

Overdose Awareness Day has been a key remembrance event for those who have died from fatal drug overdoses since 2001. On August 31 thousands of people worldwide will stand alongside the ...

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