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.
RALEIGH The North Carolina House of Representatives’ Republican caucus voted unanimously last week to elect Rep. John Szoka (R-Fayettevile) as its new conference leader. Szoka is serving his second term in the legislature. He […]
BALTIMORE About two-thirds of cancers are caused by random typos in DNA that occur as normal cells make copies of themselves, a finding that helps explain why healthy individuals who do everything they can […]
RALEIGH Gov. Roy Cooper announced his administration’s first two-year budget proposal Wednesday morning, presenting suggested spending priorities to the N.C. General Assembly as lawmakers commence biennial budget negotiations.”This is a fiscally sound budget,” said […]