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Power Outage

Transmission line causes power outages across the area

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Power is back up across the area after some Progress Energy customers experienced outages Monday morning. Full story...
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Power loss affects NC DMV systems for 2nd day

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A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the NC Division of Motor Vehicles is disrupting the agency's services statewide for a second day. Full story...
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NC DMV computers down statewide due to power loss

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A power outage at the Raleigh headquarters of the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles has disrupted the agency's services. Full story...
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About 6,000 without power in the Carolinas

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Most people in the Carolinas still have electricity despite the superstorm sparked by Tropical Storm Sandy. Full story...
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Power restored after 1,500 outages reported

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About 1,500 residents are without power in Wilmington. New Hanover County dispatch says an electric feeder went out, causing the outages. Homes affected are in area of Shipyard Blvd. and South College Rd. Full story...
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BEMC offering $5,000 reward for vandalism that led to outage

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Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a break-in at the BEMC Hickman's Crossing substation in Calabash. Whoever broke in vandalized the substation, which resulted in a power outage. About 3,600 co-op members in the Calabash area were without power from 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to 12:20 a.m. Wednesday as a result. Full story...
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Power outage in Pender County leaves thousands in the dark

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About 10,000 people are without power in Pender County. Full story...
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Irene power outages in NC drop below 34,000

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The power continues to come on across eastern North Carolina, with the outages caused by Hurricane Irene now below 34,000 from a peak of around 600,000 after the storm hit last weekend. Full story...
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Frustration mounts as power outages linger

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video The lights are still out in parts of our area two days after Hurricane Irene swept past the Cape Fear coast. Those without generators are beginning to get frustrated, as temperatures and tempers continue to rise. Full story...
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Thousands still waiting for power around Cape Fear

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video Progress Energy said Saturday afternoon 280,000 customers in North Carolina had no electricity. As of 11 a.m. Monday, that number was down to 91,300, including 10,100 in Onslow. New Hanover County had 2,200 homes and business still in the dark. That's down from about 7,000 Sunday night. Pender County has 1,500 outages. There are still 940 Progress Energy customers without power in Columbus County and 385 in Brunswick. Full story...
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Progress Energy says 95% of customers should get power back by Wednesday

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Progress Energy crews have restored service to more than 330,000 customers since Hurricane Irene first began lashing the Carolinas on Friday. The company expects to restore service to the majority of remaining customers without power by midnight Tuesday, with 95 percent of restorations complete by midnight Wednesday. Full story...
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Four County EMC outage update

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Four County Electric Membership Corporation reports a small amount of scattered individual outages remaining. Crews will continue to work until every member’s power is restored. Full story...
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More than 500,000 customers without power in NC

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More than half a million utility customers in North Carolina have no power as Hurricane Irene grinds up the coast. Full story...
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Four County EMC Reports Power Outages Due to Hurricane Irene

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Four County Electric Membership Corporation is reporting approximately 10,000 customers without power as of 11:00 a.m. this morning as high winds have caused scattered outages throughout the entire system. Full story...
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Limited damage reported in Brunswick County due to Irene

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According to Brunswick County Emergency Management there was limited damage throughout the county from Hurricane Irene. Full story...
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