Officials from the North Carolina Department of Administration plan to cook and serve meals for veterans at the State Veterans Nursing Home.
The officials, including Administration Secretary Britt Cobb,
are hosting the annual July 4th holiday cookout at the home in
The N.C. State Veterans Home provides skilled nursing care to
qualified veterans. The Fayetteville home has 150 beds and another
in Salisbury has 99 beds.
The department said 100-bed homes are planned in Kinston and in
western North Carolina.