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Power restored to nearly 50,000 customers in Brunswick County

Power is currently being restored to the nearly 50,000 people who lost power in Brunswick County, according to an outage map.

Dozens without power after truck hits lines near Southport

Power was knocked out early Tuesday morning for dozens of residents near Southport.

Study: Fireflies are facing extinction

The pinpricks of bioluminescence that fill the summer’s night may soon be snuffed out forever, a new study contends.

Power issue forces early dismissal at Bolivia Elementary

An elementary school is releasing students early Monday due to a power issue, according to Brunswick County Schools.

Lt. Gov. Forest wants FBI to examine Cooper role in pipeline

Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest wants the FBI to get more answers about a natural-gas pipeline permit and special fund that’s already put Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration under the legislature’s microscope.

Investigators question NC governor’s pipeline fund actions

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appears to have “improperly used the authority and influence of his office” to pressure natural gas pipeline builders to agree to a $57.8 million mitigation fund under his control, private investigators reported Wednesday.

SC nuclear reactor shut down over small coolant system leak

A South Carolina energy company has shut down one of its nuclear reactors after officials discovered a small leak in the coolant system.

Duke Energy upgrades transmission tower over Cape Fear River

Duke Energy is upgrading its transmission towers in the Cape Fear River and Friday they began the final leg of the project.

Multiyear rate option sought by Duke Energy in NC scuttled

Legislative allies of the nation’s largest electricity company have given up this year on a proposal to let Duke Energy and other utilities seek multiyear rates from North Carolina state regulators.

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