Cooper Bans TikTok, WeChat on State Government Devices

People using state government computers and mobile phones will soon lose access to TikTok and WeChat. Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order Thursday prohibiting use of those applications on state-issued devices.

Supporting North Carolina Veterans

For Air Force veteran Lane Dyer, giving back to the veteran community is more than just a job; it’s a passion. “We have come so far in our efforts to support veterans and their families,” said Dyer, North Carolina’s state director of Veterans’ Employment and Training Services. “The transition and career services available to transitioning […]

From Senator Chuck Edwards’ Desk

After an intense six weeks, my last session in the North Carolina Senate has come to an end. In this session, we had numerous successful pieces of legislation and were able to bring home millions more for western North Carolina in the 2022 Budget. Following are some highlights from this year’s short session. Adjustments to […]

State Makes Top 10 in Motorcycle Fatalities

Many North Carolinians enjoy riding motorcycles. Who can blame residents for wanting to enjoy a great mountain road from the back of a motorcycle? Still, riding motorcycles is a more inherently dangerous mode of transportation than other forms. A recent Bike Nite event hosted by Rodney’s Auto in Weaverville showed a strong turnout with motorcycles […]