The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace. Utility services include telecommunications, electrical utilities, natural gas, certain transportation services, and also water and waste water treatment services provided by private companies.
Please read Call Before You Digto learn more about safe digging practices. Calling 811 before you dig is not only a safe practice, but in many states it’s the law. Since 1978 North Carolina 811 has provided you a fast and easy communications link with your local utility providers. You give us your locate information, we transmit it to the utilities and then they send out locators to mark your underground lines for FREE. So remember, call 811 or 1-800-632-4949 three working days before you plan on digging.
Duke Energy is the largest electric power holding company in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 7.3 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 57,500 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Their commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.
Duke Energy maintains numerous outdoor lights to help promote safety and security in public areas. Let us know if an outdoor light or streetlight is out or not working properly. Request a Light Repair.
If there is a hazardous condition such as a wire hanging low or lying on the ground, please call us immediately at 800.419.6356. The first rule of safety is do not touch a power line or anything touching a power line, such as tree limbs, tools and toys. Even power lines that have fallen may be dangerous and should not be moved or disturbed.
Kure Beach Town Services
The Town of Kure Beach handles a wide variety of services for its residents and businesses. From in-town utility services and garbage collection to building inspections, they've got you covered.
This is a reminder to all residents of Kure Beach that the town has an ordinance on the placement of garbage carts. It is also important for homeowners who rent out their properties to inform their tenants/renters of this ordinance so that garbage/recycle carts aren't left out on the curb all week long. Please read the ordinance, below, and help us keep Kure Beach safe and clean for all to enjoy.
Containers for garbage and trash shall be placed in front of premises served only after sunset of the day prior to pickup and must be returned to a location adjacent to the structure which container serves by midnight of the day of pickup.