RALEIGH Gov. Pat McCrory is urging North Carolinians to be ready for potentially dangerous winter weather. Emergency Management officials say to keep three days of nonperishable food and batteries in your home, vent kerosene heaters and keep any electric generators outside, and do not burn charcoal indoors. Keep alternative heating sources and fire extinguishers on hand and store an emergency kit in your vehicle. Also, have a plan to check on elderly neighbors and bring pets indoors during freezing temperatures.A Winter Watch means severe winter conditions could occur, while Warning indicates that four or more inches of snow or sleet are expected within 12 hours. Advisories indicate that winter weather conditions are expected to cause delays and problems.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Congress passed on Friday morning a stopgap bill to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence drew crowds in Salisbury and Greensboro on Monday, talking about the importance of this election. With early voting already underway in North Carolina, a crowd at […]
RALEIGH According to a source on Gov. Roy Cooper’s transition team, Bill Ross is serving as interim Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. Ross previously led the department from 2001-2009 under Gov. […]