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Youth councils, non-profit or private organizations and local governments with ideas for innovative programs for North Carolina teens will soon be able to apply for grants up to $500 through the annual State Youth Council’s Mini Grant program. 

Governor Roy Cooper ordered all U.S. and North Carolina flags at state facilities to half-staff immediately until sunset Tuesday, August 15 in honor of former North Carolina House of Representative E. Graham Bell, Sr. who passed away on Friday, August 11.

The NC Department of Administration’s Purchase & Contract Division launched a newly enhanced electronic Vendor Portal (eVP) for its eProcurement system on July 10, making it easier both for vendors and procurement agents to sell or buy goods and services for state agencies.

This year, 17 North Carolina high school girls will participate in the Lady Cardinal Mentorship Program, a summer enrichment opportunity nurturing student interest in state government science, technology, engineering and mathematic career fields.

In commemoration of Old Glory, Governor Roy Cooper declared June 14, 2023, as Flag Day. This national day of observance recognizes the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, and pays homage to this symbol of democracy and freedom that serves as a beacon for all Americans.