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

Charles Pittman Receives the Ray Killough Award for Contributions to Damage Prevention

Press ReleaseJanuary 24, 2023Greensboro, NC Charles Pittman, Board member of NC 811 for 14 years, was honored during the 2022 Q4 Board meeting, January 20th 2023, as the latest recipient of the Ray B. Killough Distinguished Service Award. The Ray B. Killough Distinguished Service Award recognizes that safety and damage prevention is a shared responsibility between … Read more

Richard Walsh Highlighted as an NC811 Damage Prevention Most Valuable Professional

Greensboro, NC (11/15/2022) Richard Walsh, Damage Prevention Specialist with Dominion Energy 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 to … Read more

Safety Sam and NC811 supports Greensboro Beautiful

11/05/2022 – Safety Sam & NC811 was in attendance to support the tree planting project.This program provides residents an opportunity to plant trees on City-owned property, public areas, streets, and front lawns in areas of neighborhoods where: trees have been damaged or lost to storms, disease, or age;canopy cover is needed. Canopy tree replacement will … Read more

Beneath the Surface – Sept. 2022

Join us every month for Beneath the Surface with NC811. A monthly company newsletter podcast. Host Steven Moore will cover everything that is happening at North Carolina 811.