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 Hometown Strong is reaching out across North Carolina.

"Helping rural North Carolina thrive is one of my top priorities," Governor Roy Cooper said. "Families in rural communities aren't looking for mandates from Raleigh - they want state government to listen and help when asked. We'll listen to local leaders to make sure they're getting the support they need to help their communities prosper."

The RUST counties represent the initial six counties partnering with Hometown Strong. Learn about these unique and special places by clicking on the county. The counties include Madison, Burke, Robeson, Lenoir, Edgecombe and Pasquotank.

The second group identified by Hometown Strong as next partner counties include:. Swain, Graham, Anson, Halifax and Caswell .Counties visited during the second phase are in OLIVE.

Stay tuned for information about future partner counties in the coming weeks.


Hometown Strong logoSupporting rural North Carolina is a top priority for Governor Cooper. He knows that doesn’t mean creating a new state agency to send mandates from Raleigh. With Hometown Strong, we’re going to do things differently, increasing communication between state and local leaders and championing rural North Carolina.

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