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Wayne County Emergency Management Monitoring Fuel Disruptions

Wayne County Emergency Management Monitoring Fuel Disruptions

On May 7, the Colonial Pipeline system reported a ransomware cyber-attack, resulting in a temporary shutdown of that line. The Colonial Pipeline is a fuel pipeline that delivers a majority of the fuel products to North Carolina. Governor Roy Cooper has loosened restrictions on vehicles transporting petroleum products in North Carolina to assist in keeping…read more »

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

Isaias Provides Valuable Trial Run For Bigger Storms

While Wayne County was spared some of the worst damage from Hurricane Isaias last week, the storm did provide some good lessons on emergency preparedness. Aaron Stryker, the Emergency Management Coordinator for Wayne County, gave an on the county’s storm readiness at Thursday’s county board meeting. Stryker says the big challenge was opening shelters while…read more »

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