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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer swimming season. This weekend, Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey reminds families to play it safe around water and take time to talk to your kids about water safety.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present the Order of the Guardian, the Department of Insurance’s top award, to three men during a visit to Rockingham County on Saturday, May 21.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to five emergency response units in three counties and present a special award during visits scheduled on Monday, May 23.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will host a public ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the grand opening of NCDOI’s Piedmont Regional Office at 8 a.m. on Thursday, May 19. The office is located at 106 Baker Road, Archdale, North Carolina.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present 12 grant checks to emergency response units in eight counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during a two-day trip to the eastern part of the state on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10-11.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday, May 5, will honor 11 High Point firefighters who performed lifesaving rescues earlier this year.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will kick-off Arson Awareness Week and present Accelerant Detection K-9 ‘Nancy’ during a special news conference this week. The press conference and demonstration to follow will begin at 10:30 a.m.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as the State Fire Marshal, will announce new insurance ratings at two Raleigh fire departments this week.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will continue a push to battle the opioid crisis by attending Operation Medicine Drop drug take-back events in Craven County on Saturday, April 30.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey on Monday, May 2, will honor a Harnett County teenager for the heroic efforts he displayed to save an elderly woman from choking.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will make a series of first pitches at minor league baseball games in the next week to promote and bring greater public attention to Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  

Commissioner Mike Causey is pleased to announce that the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' (NAIC) Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee voted to reaccredit the North Carolina Department of Insurance during the NAIC's Spring National Meeting, held in Kansas

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will present checks to three emergency response units in Scotland and Robeson counties and present an Order of the Guardian Award during visits scheduled on Friday, April 29.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Antonio Deondrea Collins, 32, of 1106 Ardmore Drive, Greensboro. Collins was charged with insurance fraud and obtaining property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Javore Lavon Blackwell, 32, of 4104 Sunflower Circle, Winston-Salem. Blackwell was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announces two promotions and a new appointment to leadership roles at the N.C. Department of Insurance.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Bonnie Fay Keel, 48, of 112 Spindrift Trail, Elizabeth City. Keel was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Robert Edward Page, 69, 5298 Highway 94, Creswell. Page was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office will host Operation Medicine Drop event in Guilford County on Friday, April 22.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Weldon Lamont Pappy-Mial, 27, of 1304 Garner Road, Raleigh. Pappy-Mial was charged with insurance fraud, a felony.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Chancellor Novell Faulkner, 33, of 2751 High Rock School Road, Blanch. Faulkner was charged with insurance fraud and attempting to obtain property by false pretense, both felonies.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is extending his sincere appreciation to the hundreds of volunteers in the Department’s Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) for their help in saving senior citizens millions of dollars in 2021.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will honor the live-saving actions of Wendell firefighters during a visit to Wendell’s Station No. 3 on Monday, April 18.

The commissioner will present a SAVE Awards to the department, which goes to individuals or organizations who go above and beyond the call of duty to save lives.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will highlight declining drug overdose rates during an Operation Medicine Drop event in Stanly County on Thursday, April 14.

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey is urging motorists to focus on safety during Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which runs throughout April.

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