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Sunday, 16 January 2022 11:04

Winter storm knocks out power in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,400 Richmond County residents are without power as a winter storm moves through the state.

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ROCKINGHAM — A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is in the forecast for Richmond County on Sunday, with the National Weather Service extending a winter storm watch eastward.

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Friday, 14 January 2022 12:16

NCDOT: Get prepared now for winter storm

RALEIGH — As the N.C. Department of Transportation prepares for this weekend’s winter weather, North Carolinians are urged to get any food or other supplies they may need, because travel could be dangerous during the storm.

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CHARLOTTE — As North Carolinians prepare for snow, ice and sleet over the MLK holiday weekend, the Red Cross urges residents to stay safe and warm by following safety and travel tips.

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RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, noting that wintry weather could touch our state this weekend, urges North Carolinians to use extra caution when using portable heaters.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging eligible North Carolinians to see if they are eligible for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program or the Crisis Intervention Program if they need assistance with heating bills.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will begin accepting applications through county social services departments for the state's Low Income Energy Assistance Program today.

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RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced beginning Jan. 4, households can apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program and the Crisis Intervention Program online at www.epass.nc.gov.

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CHARLOTTE — Winter weather poses unique challenges to people faced with bitter cold, snow and ice. The American Red Cross has steps you should take to stay safe if you are in the path of winter storms.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolinians prepare for the cold winter holidays, officials with the North Carolina Division of Public Health caution people not to use gasoline-powered generators or tools, outdoor grills and camp stoves in enclosed spaces. These devices should be used outside only and at least 20 feet away from windows, doors and air vents to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning.

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