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Feb. 19, 2015 @ 10:42 AM

Duke Energy asking customers to conserve energy

Duke Energy officials today asked customers in the Carolinas to conserve electricity use through Friday to help reduce high-energy demand on the electric grid caused by historic low temperatures forecasted for the Carolinas.

Feb. 18, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

Connecting the community via VINEmobile and MobilePatrol

Law enforcement agencies in Rutherford County are finding new ways to connect more effectively with their communities.

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has registered with two automated notification systems — VINEmobile and MobilePatrol — available to the public free of charge on mobile devices.

Feb. 11, 2015 @ 10:31 AM

Scanner Traffic: February 11, 2015

Feb. 06, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

State: Vaccines are most effective for prevention of measles

In light of the multi-state measles outbreak linked to a California amusement park, public health experts in the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging preventive measures and reminding everyone that vaccination is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against measles.

Feb. 04, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Scanner Traffic: February 4, 2015

Feb. 01, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Avoid penalties, designate a sober driver on Super Bowl Sunday

A solid game plan is the first step to victory both on the football field and on the highway.

To avoid costly penalties this Super Bowl Sunday, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP) remind motorists to celebrate responsibly by designating a sober driver and buckling their seat belts. 

Jan. 30, 2015 @ 09:05 AM

How towns can enhance pedestrian and bicycle safety

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is now accepting applications from communities interested in participating in the Watch for Me NC campaign.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

Partnership aims to control cost as Medicaid costs

Two leading North Carolina institutions are partnering to improve the efficiency of care delivered to Medicaid beneficiaries across the state. 

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

NCDOT proposed changes in driver license exams

The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 27, to solicit comments regarding the proposed N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles North Carolina Administrative Code (19A NCAC 03B .0201) rule change relating to driver license examinations.

Jan. 14, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

Hager: Growing economy target for GA

The North Carolina General Assembly will open the 2015 long session at 9 a.m. today, if weather permits, but with ice possible in Raleigh, the opening may move to 1 p.m. or Thursday, according to Rep. Mike Hager.