• Museum Director Wheeler to Retire November 16, 2017
    RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Museum of Art’s director, Lawrence J. Wheeler, has announced his plans to retire in November 2018. In his 23 years at the helm of the NCMA thus far, Wheeler has led the Museum to new heights, shaping it into a top-tier art destination and, above all, a welcoming community space […]
  • First Responders Can Join First Net November 15, 2017
    RALEIGH -- North Carolina took a step today toward strengthening public safety and emergency preparedness by clearing the way for its first responders to join FirstNet, the first nationwide broadband network specifically built for public safety agencies.
  • Boyles Honored November 14, 2017
    RALEIGH -- State Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA, along with current and former Department of State Treasurer employees, legislators and other dignitaries joined the Boyles family in honoring longtime North Carolina State Treasurer Harlan E. Boyles . Treasurer Boyles served the state for 24 years, garnering universal respect as the “Keeper of the Public Purse.” […]
  • Flood Studies Planned November 14, 2017
    RALEIGH -- After widespread devastation from Hurricane Matthew, North Carolina is using experts to study the Cashie, Lumber, Neuse and Tar rivers to help prevent future flooding, Governor Roy Cooper announced.

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  • November 18, 1991: Terry Waite released November 18, 2017
    Shiite Muslim kidnappers in Lebanon free Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite after more than four years of captivity. Waite, looking thinner and his hair grayer, was freed along with American educator Thomas M. Sutherland after intense negotiations by the United Nations. Waite, special envoy of the archbishop of Canterbury, had secured the release of missionaries […]