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  February 16, 2018 -- N.C. Dept. of Insurance, Office of the State Fire Marshal work to keep schools safe

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey who also serves as the State Fire Marshal is looking at options to keep schools safe in North Carolina including possible changes to the way schools will be designed in the future...

  February 15, 2018 -- Harnett county man arrested on fraud charge

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the arrest of 55-year-old Hamilton Mutriss Brown of 7201 Winter Pond Way, Fuquay Varina...

  February 8, 2018 -- Rate Bureau requests average 18.9 percent hike for dwelling policies

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Department of Insurance received a Dwelling insurance rate filing from the N.C. Rate Bureau on Wednesday, Feb. 7. The N.C. Rate Bureau, which is not part of the Department of Insurance...

  February 2, 2018 -- National TV Safety Day coincides with Super Bowl weekend

RALEIGH -- Safe Kids NC is partnering with Safe Kids Worldwide and the Consumer Electronics Association to promote National TV Safety Day as a means of preventing childhood deaths and injuries because of televisions that tip over...

  January 26, 2018 -- Ahoskie woman charged in insurance fraud case

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced that a charge of solicitation to obtain property by false pretenses was filed against an Ahoskie woman...

  January 26, 2018 -- Safe Kids NC nominates seven people for America’s Favorite Crossing Guard

RALEIGH -- We all know school zones can be unsafe places for students, but a recent research study from Safe Kids Worldwide confirms there is a problem at school zones across the U.S....

  January 19, 2018 -- Scotland County man arrested for Insurance Fraud

RALEIGH -- N.C. Department of Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced today the arrest of Wayne Edward Butler Jr., 44, of 16840 Douglas Ave, Laurinburg, N.C. He is charged with one count of Insurance Fraud...

  January 18, 2018 -- Tips to help if your home or car is damaged in a winter storm

RALEIGH -- North Carolina’s recent winter blast has many residents wondering what to do if their home sustains damage due to the snow and ice or if they are involved in an automobile accident...

  January 9, 2018 -- Fire deaths on the rise as a result of cold snap

RALEIGH -- Eleven people have died in fires in North Carolina so far this year. Last year, nine people lost their lives as a result of fire during the entire month of January...

  January 5, 2018 -- Insurance Commissioner Causey rejects proposed Homeowners Insurance rate increase: Sets Hearing Date

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set July 23, 2018 as the hearing date for the North Carolina Rate Bureau’s proposed 18.7 percent homeowners insurance rate increase...

  January 3, 2018 -- Keeping families safe when traveling in wintry weather

RALEIGH -- With the possibility of snow this week coupled with the current bone chilling temperatures, Safe Kids NC wants to remind parents of the best ways to stay safe when traveling...

  January 2, 2018 -- N.C. Office of the State Fire Marshal gains new fire investigation unit

RALEIGH -- North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey who also serves as the State Fire Marshal announced today the department has established a Fire Investigations Unit to assist the state’s fire service and law enforcement agencies...