Press Releases

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources will launch the state’s new Moonshine and Motorsports Trail at a Feb. 2 event at Rockingham Speedway.

The North Carolina American Indian Heritage Commission will hold its regular meeting Thursday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. in Room 308 of the Archives and History/State Library Building, 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh. The meeting is open to the public

The N.C. Division of Historic Sites and Properties, part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, has received a grant of $468,403.60, which will help pay for programming aimed at closing the digital divide for North Carolina residents.

Sam Koch has been named superintendent at Mayo River State Park in Rockingham County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation. Koch has served as interim superintendent at the park since September.

The deadline has been extended for North Carolina students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Institutions of Higher Education to apply for 10-week paid summer internships within the N.C.

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is partnering with Hometown Strong and consultancy firm Sound Diplomacy to develop the North Carolina Music Friendly Communities program.

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is partnering with Hometown Strong and consultancy firm Sound Diplomacy to develop the North Carolina Music Friendly Communities program.

North Carolina’s state parks director Dwayne Patterson is retiring from the state agency he has led for the last five years. Patterson will depart early next year. He is the first African American to serve as director of the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation.

Bill Stanley has been promoted to lead superintendent at Kerr Lake State Recreation Area in Vance and Warren counties, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.

Allen Williford has been named superintendent of Medoc Mountain State Park in Halifax County, according to the N.C. Division of Parks and Recreation.