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HAMLET —  First-generation college student Douglas Ferrell is about to start his career as a relay technician with Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, a global leader in protective relay systems.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Sheriff’s office is warning residents of a scam where potential victims are being told they have past-due power bills.

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Tuesday, 18 January 2022 14:01

Rockingham Dragway base for Duke Energy effort

ROCKINGHAM — As was the case during Hurricane Florence in 2018, Rockingham Dragway was ground zero for Duke Energy’s effort to restore power to a Sandhills region hit hard by last week’s ice storm. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Court of Appeals has affirmed state regulators' ruling against a proposed solar energy plant for North Carolina. Appellate judges accepted regulators' argument that the plant would have forced overly costly upgrades to the state's electric grid.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,200 homes in Richmond County remain without power following a winter storm that moved through the South on Sunday.

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Sunday, 16 January 2022 11:04

Winter storm knocks out power in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — More than 1,400 Richmond County residents are without power as a winter storm moves through the state.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law House Bill 951, which will change how power companies, namely, Duke Energy, produce energy and how they can charge customers. The bill, known as “Energy Solutions for North Carolina,” was introduced in June and has gotten bipartisan support.

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RALEIGH — Tomorrow, Aug. 24, Duke Energy is installing new powerlines across Lake Tillery. The project is a large and dangerous undertaking and public safety is a priority. Wildlife law enforcement officers from the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be controlling the area by boat patrol. Boaters are advised to expect delays at Highway 27 and Garrison Bridge.

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HAMLET — Duke Energy has awarded the Richmond Community College Foundation a $40,000 grant to continue to support the Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology program.

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RALEIGH — An energy bill under consideration by state lawmakers prescribes retirement for certain coal-fired plants, increases sourcing from renewables, and significantly alters the oversight authority of the N.C. Utilities Commission.

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