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Wednesday, 30 June 2021 13:39

Powering the future of North Carolina

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper earlier this month signed an executive order prioritizing offshore wind energy as part of his administration’s Clean Energy Plan, which is focused on renewables to achieve goals such as reducing emissions by 70% by 2030.

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On May 8, my wife and I pulled into a local gas station and filled the family car's tank. It wasn't intended as a smart move, nor did it result from a premonition. It was just dumb luck. Within 24 hours, we were driving past gas stations with yellow plastic bags over the pump handles and "no gas" signs at the lot entrances.

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ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a slew of warnings along the Florida and Carolinas coasts as Tropical Storm Isaias makes its way north.

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Isaias ramped up to an 80-mph Category 1 hurricane during Thursday night, shortly after pulling away from Hispaniola and will now churn through the Bahamas, just north of Cuba, before making a run along the Eastern seaboard of the United States this weekend to early next week.

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Friday, 26 April 2019 18:17

Wind advisory issued until 10 p.m.

ROCKINGHAM — The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 10 p.m.

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ROCKINGHAM — Monday’s clear, sunny skies are about to give way to clouds as strong thunderstorms are expected to sweep through central North Carolina later today, prompting officials to issue an alert.

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