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BRMEMC & TVA seek reductions of nonessential loads

Continued extremely cold temperatures have significantly increased power demand for both BRMEMC and TVA this week, as energy usage since yesterday reached near-record levels for TVA.  TVA’s power system realized a peak demand of over 30,100 megawatts on Wednesday morning,

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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

Cold morning temps once again hinder schools

Frigid early morning temperatures and some icy secondary roads are creating potential issues for school bus riders and buses, causing Thursday morning delays and closings for many schools in the WKRK coverage area. For the complete list, look for the

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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

Winter weather affecting local school systems

Cold temperatures and snowfall in parts of WKRK’s coverage area are affecting school schedules for Wednesday, January 22. To view the full list of closings and delays, visit http://www.1320am.com/weather/alerts/   Feel free to share any post from the WKRK website that

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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

Missing: Jack Russell/Rat Terrier mix – UPDATE: RESOLVED

Update:  We are sorry to report that this dog was hit by a car and is no longer with us.  #MissingPets – Missing since Thursday is a small Jack Russell/Rat Terrier mix, approximately 4 years old.  All white except for

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Posted in GA-Towns County, GA-Union County

Found Shih Tzu in Blairsville

#MissingPets – Found:  Brown male neutered Shih Tzu, very friendly and recently groomed on Pat Coldwell Road in Blairsville. He is currently at Castoff Pet Rescue. Please call 706-781-2653 to claim. Feel free to share any post from the WKRK website that

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Posted in GA-Union County

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

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

Veteran Newsman Dave McBride joins WKRK

WKRK is excited to announce a new addition to our broadcast lineup: veteran newsman Dave McBride. 2013 was a great year for growth and we sincerely appreciate all our sponsors, listeners and online friends for keeping us on our toes.

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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

Missing from Ledford Road in Blairsville – UPDATE: RESOLVED

Update:  She is back home.  Thanks for your help. #MissingPets – Missing from Ledford Road in Blairsville, a spayed female wearing a green collar with rabies tag. She is microchipped.  She went outside Sunday and never came home. Please call

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Posted in GA-Union County

2 dogs found at Mt. Valley Pack N Ship – UPDATE: RESOLVED

Update:  Both dogs are back home.  Thanks for your help. #MissingPets – Found: 2 dogs at Mt. Valley Pack N Ship on Hwy 19/129. One is a small black and white mix. The other is an orange and white mix

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Posted in GA-Union County, NC-Cherokee County

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