Utilities
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AG Cooper to appeal decision on NC utility rates
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:34pm.

videoAttorney General Roy Cooper will appeal a decision by the North Carolina Utilities Commission allowing energy companies to profit from corporate tax cuts without passing those savings on to consumers.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD: Lucky day for some people paying bills
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 09/03/2014 - 6:12pm.

videoThe Surprise Squad rolled out from headquarters Wednesday morning, hoping to put a smile on some faces in Wilmington.

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The Surprise Squad gets emotional in Carolina Beach
Submitted by Daniel Seamans on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:05pm.

video The Surprise Squad made a trip out to Pleasure Island to pay some bills. We found one of the most emotional stories to date.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD sparks smiles at Four County Electric
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/01/2014 - 5:54pm.

videoSeveral people were paying the minimum amount on their electric bill Tuesday, just trying to keep lights and air conditioner on. Thanks to Perry's Emporium, the Surprise Squad was in Bladen County today to help out.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD brightens homes in Burgaw
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Fri, 06/20/2014 - 5:56pm.

videoThanks to a generous donation from Perry's Emporium, we're trying to do things that really matter to some people. It's not the time of year to have your AC shut off, so we head to Four County Electric in Burgaw for today's Surprise Squad.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD pays bills at CFPUA
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/13/2014 - 9:25pm.

videoThe WWAY Surprise Squad was at it again Friday afternoon. This time, we headed over to the Cape Fear Public Authority to put some smiles on the faces of people paying bills.

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WWAY SURPRISE SQUAD pays it forward by paying bills
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:46pm.

videoSo far we've bought people lunches, free tanks of gas, shopping carts full of free groceries. And now WWAY and Perry's Emporium are helping you out with your bills!

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Duke Energy Progress rates to drop slightly
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 4:28pm.

Duke Energy Progress says its customers in North Carolina will pay less for electricity starting Sunday.

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NC regulators uphold Duke Energy rate hike
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 1:01pm.

North Carolina regulators are again approving a 7 percent rate increase for Duke Energy Carolinas customers.

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CFPUA approves rate structure changes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 1:09pm.

The Board of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) voted today to adopt a uniform rate structure for water and sewer services, effective for bills dated May 1. The new structure moves the Authority away from its current three-tiered, conservation-based rate structure to one that uses a set rate for ALL residential and non-residential usage.

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