Caldwell, Wilkes hardest hit by winter storm; power outages more than halved

SPECIAL REPORT. By Renee Whitener. December 9, 2018. LENOIR, NC — Blue Ridge Energy line technicians have outages down to 871 members without power as of 4:30 pm Sunday, after a height of 2,269 as of noon today. The foothill areas of Caldwell and Wilkes counties in the cooperative’s service area received the most damage … Continue reading Caldwell, Wilkes hardest hit by winter storm; power outages more than halved