Ana Paola always wanted to study a career that would help her save the world. And her world, as a child, was the farms and fields of fruit and vegetables that abound in the Comarca Lagunera. Sometimes the heat was so strong that a slice of melon, or water from this fruit, refreshed the moment next to dad.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. “It is important for North Carolinians to prepare for potential impacts from the coming storm,” said Governor Cooper. “The storm's path has been difficult to predict and we want to ensure that farmers, first responders and utility crews have the tools necessary to prepare for severe weather."