Tennessee Flooding Breaks February Record, Kills 1

Article 0 Comments One person was killed and others needed to be rescued in Tennessee as pounding rains caused flooding last week. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook on Feb. 6 that one person was swept away and confirmed dead. Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove told The Tennessean […]

Atlanta Prepares for Super Bowl as Winter Storm Bears Down on South

Article 0 Comments Five years after cars, trucks and school buses became marooned on Atlanta freeways in what became known as “snow jam ,” another winter storm is threatening the city – just as thousands of fans begin pouring into town for Super Bowl 53. A winter storm watch goes […]

North Carolina Gov. Declares Emergency to Deal with Power Outages

Article 0 Comments Utility crews worked late into Sunday to restore power to western North Carolina residents and businesses that lost electricity due to freezing rain and sleet this weekend. Duke Energy and electric cooperatives reported about 63,000 customers still were without power early Sunday evening. The most outages were […]

Freezing Rain Causes Power Outages for 140K Residents in North Carolina

Article 0 Comments Freezing rain and sleet this weekend knocked out power to northwestern North Carolina residents and businesses. Duke Energy reports roughly 140,000 customers in the region were without electricity Sunday morning, with more than half the outages reported in the Greensboro and Winston-Salem area. Other swaths of outages […]