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 A massive five-alarm fire lit up downtown Raleigh overnight. The blaze started around 10 p.m. and firefighters were able to extinguish the flames by 1:30 a.m. While the cause is still being investigated, […]
I have fond memories of my first job, (cleaning cones), which was in the early ’60s in Maiden, N.C. I was in high school at the time and needed extra spending money for gas or […]
RALEIGH — The North State Journal, North Carolina’s only statewide newspaper, is celebrating its first year of bringing the people of the Tarheel state together from Murphy to Manteo.NSJ launched on Feb. 28, 2016, with […]