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NCACC President Frank Williams Appoints 100 Counties Prepared Task Force

Wake County, N.C. – Amid the peak of the Atlantic Basin’s 2021 hurricane season, NCACC President Frank Williams announced the following appointments to the 100 Counties Prepared Task Force, which will guide his year-long initiative to equip county commissioners with resources and tools to lead effectively during emergency situations.  “I’m grateful that such a diverse group of county […]

National association honors 12 North Carolina counties and appoints 20 NACo county officials to leadership positions

Prince George’s County, MD – The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored several North Carolina counties for outstanding programs and initiatives at its recent 2021 Annual Conference. New Hanover County was selected for a Best in Category Award in the County Administrative and Management category for its Process Improvement for the Health and Human Services Mailroom […]

Attorney General Josh Stein and North Carolina Association of County Commissioners Unveil Historic Agreement to Fight Opioid Epidemic

RALEIGH — Attorney General Josh Stein and the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners today unveiled a historic agreement to fight the opioid epidemic. The agreement governs how North Carolina would use the proceeds of any future national settlement or bankruptcy resolution with drug distributors Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen and opioid manufacturers Johnson & Johnson […]

NCACC Supports Legislation to Authorize Counties to Expand Broadband Access and Maximize Federal Funding

Yesterday marked a significant milestone for North Carolina counties. Lawmakers introduced a bipartisan Senate bill to authorize counties to provide grants to high-speed internet providers and build facilities and equipment for broadband service. It also allows counties to raise local revenue to deliver high-speed broadband internet service within the county.  The bill, S.B. 689, County […]
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