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Posted on: August 14, 2017

School of Government Recognized for Service by Statewide Association

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) honored the UNC School of Government with their Distinguished Service Award.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Leadership Education Is Critical For Surry County Official

Since becoming a Surry County commissioner, Larry Phillips has moved through the Local Elected Leaders Academy (LELA) and completed Advanced Leadership Corps (ALC).

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Special Employee Brought in to Help With Issue at Henderson County Courthouse

(WLOS) The historic Henderson County Courthouse is a centerpiece of the downtown Hendersonville landscape. But it came with its issues.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Avril Pinder Chosen to be Next Buncombe County Manager

(WLOS) Pinder, who was deputy county manager of New Hanover County, will be the fourth person to serve in the position in less than two years.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

USDA Secretary Perdue Comments on Newly Released Federal Broadband Report

Sonny Perdue, US Secretary of Agriculture issued a statement on the recently released American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report, which describes efforts across the federal government to expand broadband access in rural America.

Secretary Perdue will be the featured keynote speaker on March 5 at the upcoming NACo Legislative Conference.

Click here to read his comments and access the report.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Save the Date: April 9, 2019 NACo/ICMA Disaster Recovery Event

On April 9, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the National Association of Counties (NACo) and International City/County Management Association (ICMA), in conjunction with the Lumber River Council of Governments and partners will offer a workshop...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Sen. Tillis Sponsors Bill to Provide Additional Federal Assistance for Hurricane Florence Recovery

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Marco Rubio (R-FL), David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Rick Scott (R-FL), and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

State Extension Announces New Team Members

NC State Extension Advancement named Sterling Fierson as its new Senior Director of Development and Jamie Sablotny as Development Assistant.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Analysis Warns of Ongoing Threat to Local Government by Business Email Compromise Scams

A recent analysis by Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) warns that State, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments are frequently targeted by Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams that attempt to deceive victims into se...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Lance Metzler, Rockingham County Manager, Receives Credentialed Manager Designation from ICMA

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The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) recognized Lance Metzler, Rockingham County Manager for 25 years of professional local government executive experience and bestowed its prestigious Credentialed Manager designation.

Metzler is among over 1,300 local government management professionals to earn the designation.

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Rockingham County Board of Commissioners Honors Manager Lance Metzler for 25 years of dedicated service to local government and f...

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Posted on: November 6, 2014

You’ve Won Your Election – Time for Ethics Training!

Elections are over, TV ads are back to normal, and mail boxes are no longer full of campaign flyers. Among the duties required of newly elected and reelected local government officials is that they participate in mandatory ethics training.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Golden LEAF Accepting Applications for Hurricane Florence Disaster Recovery Grant Program

The Golden LEAF Foundation is providing grants to units of local government and 501(c)(3) nonprofits for repair or replacement of vehicles, equipment, facilities, water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. Applications for the Disaster Recovery Gran...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

State Offers Two New Local Government Disaster Recovery Assistance Programs

Grants of up to $1 million are available to eligible local governments to provide short-term assistance with everyday operating expenses, such as general payroll, certain non-disaster-related vendor payments, and debt service. Eligible local governments c...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

USDA Extends Deadline to May 31, 2019 for ReConnect Rural Broadband Grant Applications

USDA is pushing back the first application deadline for the ReConnect Rural Broadband program to May 31, 2019, to give potential applicants adequate time to access technical assistance from USDA staff and its partners. The new application deadlines are: M...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

DHHS Grants to Address Opioid Crisis with Community-Driven Strategies

One-time grants of up to $100,000 encourage local health departments and districts to partner with local agencies and community-based organizations to implement strategies such as syringe exchange programs, connection of justice-involved persons to treatm...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Durham County Receives $749K Grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring SA/MI

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on October 1, 2018 that Durham County’s Criminal Justice Resource Center will receive a $749,771 grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness. This thr...

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