Governor Cooper Heading to ENC

Gov. Roy Cooper (WTVD photo)

KINSTON, Lenoir County - Governor Roy Cooper was scheduled to head east Wednesday, kicking off a multi-purpose tour in Eastern North Carolina.

At about 10 a.m. the governor is scheduled to tour Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro.

There are several more meetings planned through the day but later in the afternoon the governor will arrive for an event in Lenoir County.

He will attend the North Carolina Arts Council Reception at Mother Earth Brewery at about 6:30 p.m. The event marks the council's summer board meeting.

He's expected to deliver remarks on the importance of the arts council as well as efforts made in the Hurricane Matthew recovery.

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