Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 18

Auto Rate Deregulation for NC Being Debated

There are several bills pending in the state Legislature that would revamp the way the state sets auto rates and give insurers more latitude — up to 15 and 20 percent —to raise rates. North Carolina’s auto rate system is unlike any other in the country. All 175 insurers file their rate plans with the …

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Apr 05

Revive a Wet Cell Phone

With April showers arriving a little early, we hope everyone is staying dry. But what if you drop your cell phone in a puddle of water? Even if a wet cell phone seems dead, there’s a good chance it can be resuscitated. Just make sure you act fast–the longer the water sits inside, the greater …

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Apr 01

Heroes Campaign Pays Off Big for Henderson County Red Cross

The Henderson County Red Cross Heroes campaign is wrapping up and has raised more than three times the original goal.  The announcement was made Thursday, March 31, 2011 at breakfast meeting by executive director, Mike Williams.  By the end of the day, more than $31,000 had been raised with contributions still coming in. “This is …

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