Topics Related to North Carolina

More than 80,000 state employees work diligently for the State of North Carolina in 178 different state agencies. When the COVID-19 pandemic reached North Carolina, many state employees found themselves working in drastically different situations and environments, many even teleworking from home. Here at the Government & Heritage Library (GHL), we understand the importance of having accessible resources available to help you provide the best service to the public in these trying times. To assist with the research endeavors state employees across North Carolina engage in to help keep our great state running, the GHL is proud to announce the State Employee Research Guide (!

The roots of American music run deep in North Carolina. Musicians from North Carolina have made brilliant, groundbreaking contributions to many of America’s most important musical genres.

Have you been following the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources’ Discover Summer NC challenge? Each week the Department shares a different challenge for exploring an aspect of North Carolina’s history and heritage—from nature to art and music, books and reading, food, and more.

According to Carolina Demography’s North Carolina 2020 Census Tracker, 58.3% of households in North Carolina have self-responded to the 2020 Census between March 12 and July 19, 2020?. North Carolina is currently ranked 36 out of 50 states and Washington D.C. for the self-response rate. Nationally, 62.1% of households have self-responded to the Census.