Ed Batson Highlighted as an NC811 Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional

In bustling Onslow County, home to the Town of Jacksonville, North Carolina, there’s a quiet hero making waves in the field of damage prevention. Meet Ed Batson, the Senior Lead Technician with USIC, whose dedication and tireless efforts have earned him the latest Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional award. Ed’s commitment to his role goes … Read more

Wait! Before you put in those spring flowers, call 811

It’s free to find out where your gas, power, water, and telecommunication lines are located. It’s not free if you damage them! Author: Tanya Rivera. Story from www.wfmynews2.com Published: 3:54 PM EST March 8, 2024Updated: 10:58 PM EST March 8, 2024 GREENSBORO, N.C. — Before you dig and put those spring flowers in, you need to know where … Read more

Chase Gibson Highlighted as an NC811 Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional

Greensboro, NC (8/1/2023) Chase Gibson, Natural Gas Supervisor with City of Kings Mountain was nominated and vetted as an NC811 Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional.  His standard of excavation damage prevention and safety has gone above and beyond being a safe digging partner. In late spring of 2022, NC811 revamped the Safe Digging Partner Program … Read more

Don Canipe Highlighted as an NC811 Damage Prevention Ambassador

Greensboro, NC (7/31/2023) Don Canipe, Locate Manager with Charlotte Water has been chosen as the NC811 Damage Prevention Ambassador due to his ongoing commitment to safety, damage prevention and spreading the “Call Before You Dig” message.  Many safe digging partners have made the commitment to call 811 prior to any excavation, but few go above … Read more

Will Prescott with Greenville Utilities Commission recognized as a Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional

Will Prescott currently serves as Chief Utility Locator for Greenville Utilities Commission.  He has served in this position for 7.5 years.  Will has more than 22 years of locating experience.  He currently manages a team of 10 other locators who are responsible for locating electric, water, sanitary sewer, natural gas and fiber optic cable facilities … Read more

Martinsville Speedway Renews Partnership with Call811.com for NASCAR Xfinity Series Spring Race

March 16, 2023 Martinsville Speedway announced today their partnership with Call811.com, the national website to access before you dig, will continue for the 2023 NASCAR Xfinity Series spring race, the Call811.com Before You Dig 250, on Saturday, April 15. “The partnership between Call811.com and Martinsville Speedway is one we really value,” said Clay Campbell, President … Read more

Lenetta Lucas Highlighted During WIC Week

GREENSBORO, NC (March 9, 2023)In 2019 Lenetta Lucas lost her job, her home and was unemployed for two years. She faced one of the toughest challenges in her life, but it led her to a career within the construction industry. She came from a family that worked in construction and was exposed to concrete, footings, and brick … Read more