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By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted March 05, 2012

Severe Weather Awareness

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in North Carolina (March 4-10), and none too soon. The US has seen more than its fair share of tornadoes and severe storms in recent weeks. Just this past weekend our friends in Atlanta and Charlotte witnessed the devastation of EF-3 and EF-2 tornadoes. Are you prepared for severe weather? […]

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By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted December 07, 2011

19 holiday fire safety tips

It’s a tragedy we’ve seen all too often during the holidays – fire claims a family’s home, destroying gifts and other possessions, and sometimes with even more horrific consequences. The US Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the Department of Homeland Security, reports holiday season fires claim the lives of more than 400 people each year, […]

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By Candace Johnson Tips & Info posted August 23, 2011

Are you ready for a hurricane?

If you haven’t already started planning, it’s not too late. With Hurricane Irene setting its sights on the US east coast, now’s the time to make sure you have a hurricane preparedness plan in place – especially if you’re within a few hours of the coast (we all know hurricanes can wreak havoc well inland). […]

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By Candace Johnson Highlighted Projects posted June 28, 2011

Miracle on the Hudson Artifacts: “Before” Photos

Work is beginning on the artifacts from historic US Airways Flight 1549 at our Charlotte facility. BluSky will clean and conserve seat cushions, life preservers, slides, and other related items from the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane. Pictured above are: life preservers and life rings from the rescue boats (preservers were worn by the passengers […]

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