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NCDOT Wants to Hear from You Regarding Local Transportation Priorities

The N.C. Department of Transportation wants to hear from North Carolinians regarding their transportation priorities as part of its efforts to implement the state’s new Strategic Transportation Investments law. Signed into law by Gov. McCrory last summer, House Bill 817 “Strategic Transportation

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

All-Electric Vehicles Begin Paying Special Fee

The following news release has been issued by the NC Department of Transportation: Beginning this month, approximately 1600 all-electric vehicles registered in North Carolina and newly-registered all-electrics are required to pay a $100 annual fee in addition to other required

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

House Fires Displace Three Families

In the dead of winter in the coldest weather, house fires seem to proliferate. Brasstown firefighters battled a fire that destroyed a house yesterday, and a family with children was left homeless. The house on Anderson Road was a total

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

NC Miss Amazing Pageant

The NC Miss Amazing Talent Competition is currently looking for participants (females ages 5 and up with any type of disability), volunteers, buddies, and escorts, and sponsors. Deadline to register is March 1.  Please contact Kristie Roper Oliver if you

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

NCDOT Crews Battle Extreme Cold to Clear Roads

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s snow and ice removal efforts went smoothly last night, despite arctic temperatures throughout the mountains and foothills. Temperatures overnight in some mountain counties reached 14 degrees below zero with wind at 20 mph. A few counties

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

NCDOT Responding to Snow, Ice in Mountains

Crews preparing for icy conditions overnight Snow and icy temperatures are moving into the mountains and foothills today, and N.C. Department of Transportation crews have already started preparing roads for any adverse weather. A winter storm warning is in effect

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Weather Related Closings & Delays

If you are looking for Closings & Delays for this Friday morning, we want to redirect you to our Live Alerts Page at http://www.1320am.com/weather/alerts/ where we maintain the list. Have a great Friday. Feel free to share any post from the WKRK

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

NCDOT Crews Preparing for Winter Weather in N.C. Mountains

The following news release has been issued by N.C. Department of Transportation: Parts of western North Carolina could see snow tonight, and N.C. Department of Transportation crews are prepared if winter weather hits the region. The National Weather Service has

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC warns of scam phone calls targeting local residents

The following press release has been issued by Blue Ridge Mountain EMC: Several Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Members have contacted our office today (January 2, 2014) and reported receiving phone calls attempting to solicit immediate payment for overdue electric accounts,

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Posted in GA-Fannin County, GA-Gilmer County, GA-Towns County, GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News, TN-Monroe County, TN-Polk County

New Salvage Yard Reporting Quickly Locates Stolen Vehicles

The following news release has been issued by the NC Department of Transportation: Since a new salvage yard reporting law went into effect a month ago, the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles’ License and Theft Bureau has received 41 reports

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Posted in NC-Cherokee County, NC-Clay County, NC-Graham County, NC-Macon County, NC-Swain County, Regional News

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