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Wilson Times (Newspaper) - March 28, 2015, Wilson, North Carolina Senate gives final approval rate Bill by Rochelle Moore times staff writer legislation that could Lead lower electric rates across Eastern North Carolina passed in the Senate thursday and is expected be heard in a House finance committee tuesday. The Bill that would allow the . Eastern municipal Power Agency sell its minority ownership in four Power plants Duke Energy Progress could pass in the House and be signed by the governor by easter weekend said sen. Buck Newton a Wilson the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 305. A we fully expect the governor sign it a Newton said. A this is a great Day for Eastern North Carolina. The Senate has shown its full support for this legislation which will Lead lower electric Bills in Eastern North the Bill passed the Senate thursday with a 46-1 vote. With sen. John Alexanderr Wake voting against the Bill. The House finance committee will review the Bill tuesday and it could be on the House floor wednesday and thursday Newton said. There is widespread bipartisan support for the Bill which would allow for the Sale of the assets that Are contributing High electric rates in a Cempa a 32 member cities including Wilson. The assets Are tied a Cempa a debt which is the driving Force High electric rates. As the $1.7 billion debt is reduced $480 million the Cost Burden for customers will also reduce. The legislation also allows Cempa refinance its remaining debt obligations. Cempa and Duke Energy Progress have an agreement for Duke Purchase the assets in four Power plants for $1.2 billion. A Cempa a outstanding debt is higher than the actual value of a Cempa a assets in the plants a than shows chief operations officer for the City of Wilson recently told the Wilson City Council. Wilson Energy customers May be looking at a double digit electric rate decrease following the Sale officials say. Sen. Angela Bryant a Rocky mount is also a primary sponsor of the Bill. Rep. Jeff Collins r Rocky mount is the primary sponsor of a House companion Bill with rep. Susan Martin a Wilson signing on As a primary sponsor and rep. Jean Farmer Butterfield a Wil son As a cosponsor. A this Effort is an Opportunity take one of the structural Steps necessary reduce the disparities Between the East and the rest of the state a Bryant said. A it will make the Region More competitive attract new jobs and reduce rates for families and businesses allowing them have comparable electric rates surrounding communities. It will encourage growth and Prosperity that has largely been stifled in the Eastern part of the following legislation the asset Sale will need the approval of the . Utilities commission and the nuclear regulatory commission. The 32 cities will need vote in favor of the Sale within 90 Days after legislation is passed. The cities will also need refinance a Cempa a remaining $480 million debt and electric rate could be considered in late summer or the fall. Rochelle a we son times com 265-7818 area regional Law enforcement training with Fri by Janet Conner Knox limes when a major crime takes place it can be quite a Challenge for Law enforcement juggle everything expected of a modern Day Law enforcement team according Nash county sheriff Keith Stone. That is w by area and regional Law enforcement Are conducting specialized training with the Fri in conjunction with the annual Fri Academy Spring conference. Law enforcement representing Nash Edgecombe and Halifax counties along with Rocky mount police and others from As faraway As Boston came for the special training. A when something massive happens we have conduct an investigation keep the citizens Safe and Calm work with Media All at one time Quot Stone said. Quot so we will be getting More training on How do you maintain the crime scene and not be intrusive on the thursday night Law enforcement the business Community elected officials and District attorney Robert a. Evans had dinner together at the Nash county Farmers Market. Thomas Betts a local businessman told Law enforcement their Job can be thankless at times a me and Many thousands of people Are humbled by your service and your duty a Betts said. A you Guys and ladies have a Tough Job. You have give a lot and you done get much in return Quot the training will be held at Nash Community College. James Moore Rocky mount police chief said during the training they will hear How the Fri handled a High profile Case in Alabama. Reaction recent bust Moore also talked with the Wilson times about a i Iceni High profile cocaine bust and arrests this week in Rocky mount a we know that As Long As there is a demand for drugs somebody will try Supply Moore said. Quot it is a never ending Circle in the . However what we Are saying folks is for the never ending Circle we Are out there doing i depth investigations and it May take several months or it May take a couple of years try get the major suppliers who Are bringing drugs into our communities. We re working bring those operations Moore said one of the ways they bring it Down is not just collecting the drugs but also relieving them of their assets their ill gotten gains from the drug Trade. Rocky mount police and the Federal drug enforcement Agency arrested 45-year-old Antonio Dickens of Sharpsburg and 36-Vear-old Sharpe of Rocky mount of one count each of trafficking cocaine after the Multi Agency drug investigation Over a four year period. Rocky mount police said. The two men w Ere arrested after a four year investigation into cocaine trafficking and believe Dickens and Sharpe were responsible for a major cocaine distribution operation that affected several cities in Eastern North Carolina. Rocky mount police seized More than a kilo of cocaine with a Street value estimated at More than $200,000. Investigators also seized More than $150,000 in Cash eight vehicles and two firearms. On wednesday officers and agents served warrants in three cities in Nash Edgecombe and Wake counties. Dickens and Sharpe Are in the Nash county jail under a $350,000 Bond each. Janet a 1 .�?Tn5 7847 liquidation Sale liquidation Sale liquidation Sale liquidation Sale Public notice 65% 75% off As a result of unpaid documents repossessed merchandise at immediate liquidation Sale one Day Only handmade persian rugs 45 Bales consist of 297 pieces from 2 x3 up r i 22 a Belvue r. 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