Power Outage
Wilmington residents cope with power outages
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 6:58pm.

videoDuke Energy Progress says 44 percent of New Hanover County does not have power. Wednesday morning there were a number of isolated power outages, but by 3:00pm a good portion of New Hanover County was in the dark.

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Crews busy as ice knocks out power around region
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:29pm.

videoEarlier today spokesmen from Duke Energy Progress, Four County EMC and Brunswick EMC said they were taking a wait-and-see approach. Now linemen say they're prepared to work around the clock to get the lights back on.

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Power out in Chapel Hill after crash
Submitted by Ashley Jacobs on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 8:19am.

Some Chapel Hill residents and businesses lost electricity over the weekend when an automobile accident knocked down power lines.

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Power outage after car crashes into utility pole
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 11:38pm.

videoA power outage hit several homes near the 5900 block of Wrightsville Avenue in Wilmington Monday night. Police said a car crashed into a utility pole around 9 p.m. and knocked down power lines which cut off electricity to some homes.

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Power outage closes Wilmington Walmart for hours
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 3:51pm.

videoThe Walmart Supercenter on Sigmon Road in Wilmington was forced to close its doors after a power outage around 5 a.m.

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Power outage affects Market Street near Walmart in Wilmington
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 08/07/2013 - 11:08am.

video A large area around Market Street near College Road in Wilmington is without power due to a transformer catching fire.

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Power restored after major outage in New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 10:44am.

videoDuke Energy Progress says the power is back on in New Hanover County after a problem with transmission lines that supply power to the eastern part of the county.

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Crews restore power after thousands experienced outages in New Hanover Co.
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 6:34am.

Progress Energy crews say power should now be restored for over 6,000 customers that experienced outages in the northern part of New Hanover County Tuesday morning.

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Transmission line causes power outages across the area
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 7:26am.

Power is back up across the area after some Progress Energy customers experienced outages Monday morning.

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Power loss affects NC DMV systems for 2nd day
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 1:06pm.

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.

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