As North Carolina’s restaurants, hotels, attractions and businesses reopen after the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, Count On Me NC is a mutual pledge and public health initiative that empowers guests and businesses to help keep everyone safe and protected. + Become a Count On Me NC business by taking COVID-19 training developed by public health officials and [...]
On May 20, 2020 Gov. Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 141, as outlined below, as part of North Carolina's response to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Read the full order and additional FAQs here: https://www.nc.gov/covid-19/covid-19-executive-orders.
Local artist Kue King has announced he is funding Artist Relief Grants for artists located in Caldwell and Watauga counties. Read more about the very simple application process on his website, here: https://kueking.com/artistrelief/ Kue King is a world-reknowned sculptor. You can view one of his works on the front of the City of Lenoir Fire Department's [...]
Governor Cooper Announces Modified Stay At Home Order and Transition to Phase 1 of Easing Restrictions
May 5, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper today signed Executive Order No. 138 to modify North Carolina’s Stay At Home order and transition to Phase 1 of slowly easing certain COVID-19 restrictions effective Friday, May 8 at 5 pm. Certain businesses remain closed as the state continues battling COVID-19. “COVID-19 is still a serious threat to our state, [...]
Today the Governor signed two COVID-19 relief bills into law. These bills provide funding for a number of programs and resources for NC residents including $125 million allocated to the Golden LEAF Foundation to fund the NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program. This program is intended to provide loans to small businesses being effected by [...]