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Governor’s Office Launches Twitter Page

The Office of Governor Bev Perdue today launched a twitter page, https://twitter.com/ncgovoffice, to help citizens find the latest news and information from inside the Governor’s Office and administration.

“With only 140 characters, a little bit of twitter can go a long way toward my goal of a transparent, accountable and interactive state gov’t,” tweeted Perdue. […]

By |September 9th, 2009|Raleigh|0 Comments

NCDOT travel info now on Twitter

Finding out if an accident will delay your morning commute is as easy as looking at your cell phone.

The N.C. Department of Transportation now offers travel information for motorists and ferry passengers on Twitter, a free social-networking Web site.

“A quick check of Twitter can make for a quicker trip to work,” said Gov. Bev Perdue. “State government and our DOT are using 21st century technology to connect you to up-to-date travel information so you don’t start or end your day in a frustrating logjam or bottleneck.” […]

By |August 31st, 2009|Raleigh, Transportation|1 Comment

Perdue restores school lottery funds

Gov. Bev Perdue today announced she is fully restoring funds to the lottery capital fund for public schools.

Mecklenburg County will get $3.7 million. For a list of what other counties will receive, click here.

“When the national recession created a shortfall of billions of dollars, I had to turn over every stone to pay North Carolina’s bills — to pay teachers, to keep schools and other core services running,” Perdue said. “With our bills paid and the books for last fiscal year cleared out, I’m restoring the school construction lottery funds in full, which means North Carolina’s public schools will receive another $37.6 million next week.” […]

By |August 28th, 2009|Raleigh, Schools|0 Comments

Powerball jackpot soars to quarter of a billion dollars!

The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday night drawing has rolled to an estimated $250 million! It’s the largest current lottery jackpot in the world. […]

By |August 18th, 2009|Raleigh|0 Comments