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Be prepared for possible winter weather and freezing temperatures coming to North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2019 – Meteorologists are calling for freezing temperatures this week across North Carolina, and parts of the state may even see some winter precipitation. Freezing conditions can be hazardous for motorists and properties. Read more...

thanksgiving is the most dangerous day of the year for cooking fires

Raleigh, NC – November 17, 2018 – Thanksgiving Day brings a number of hazards that many may not normally see in their everyday routines. In fact, Thanksgiving is the most dangerous time for cooking fires, with three times as many reported compared to an average day. Read more...

Now is the time to prepare as Hurricane Florence moves towards the carolinas

Raleigh, NC – September 10, 2018 – Hurricane Florence is intensifying and has become a major storm that will likely impact North Carolina within the next several days. Governor Roy Cooper has declared a state of emergency, and forecasters with the National Weather Service predict that parts of the state are likely to begin experiencing strong winds and flooding by mi-week. Read more...

Are you prepared as hurricane season reaches its peak?

Raleigh, NC – September 5, 2018 – After a quiet August, forecasters are predicting an increase in storm activity and potential development in the Atlantic basin over the next several weeks.  Wind shear, which helps break up developing storms, appears to be decreasing in the Atlantic, but hurricane season is also reaching its historical peak. Read more...

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December 21 - N.C. Rate Bureau asks for rate increase for homeowners’ insurance

The North Carolina Rate Bureau has requested the N.C. Department of Insurance increase homeowners’ insurance rates 17.4 percent effective Oct. 1, 2019. The N.C. Rate Bureau represents the state’s insurance companies and is a separate entity from the N.C. Department of Insurance.  Read more...

December 19 - North Carolina ranks among top states for drivers

It turns out that North Carolina is a fairly good state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com. Bankrate.com calculated the best and worst states for drivers by analyzing a series of measures related to driving costs, safety and quality.  Read more...

December 12 - What snow-related damages are covered by insurance?

Winter storms can bring a lot of damage from not only the storm, but also from the lingering cold. Central North Carolina just experienced its first snowstorm of the season and should expect to have others by the end of winter.  Read more...

November 19 - Answers to frequently asked insurance questions after Hurricane Florence

Long-time Wilmington Insurance Agent Don Bullard estimates that across coastal North Carolina, at least 200,000 insurance claims have been filed due to damage from Hurricane Florence.  Read more...

 

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