State News Archives

North Carolina Litter Sweep

The 2024 Spring Litter Sweep is taking place April 13-27​.​ ​​​Traditionally scheduled for the last two weeks of April and September, Litter Sweep is the N.C. Department of Transportation’s biannual statewide roadside litter removal initiative. Residents throughout

Outdoor Fire Safety

Those who have felt the warmth of a fire and enjoyed its friendly glow understand that fire is not always a devastating blaze. Our ancestors considered fire to be a basic element, the same as air, water