Latest Logistical and moving services News

The Latest: Possible tornadoes reported in central Georgia

Oct. 10, 2018 11:18 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 8:45 p.m. Hurricane Michael has begun weakening as it charges across southwestern Georgia with damaging winds and rains. It has dropped from a once formidable Category 4 to a bottom-tier Category 1 storm. The National...

Moving company says it found some of military family's goods

Oct. 8, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

A moving company says it found some furniture belonging to a Navy family featured in an Associated Press article about problems military personnel have during transfers. Joe Ambrose, a manager at Illinois-based Shur-Way Moving, said Monday that furniture and a TV belonging to Petty Officer 1st Class William Mayes...

Military families angry about damage, thefts during moves

Oct. 6, 2018 11:11 AM EDT

Moving is nothing new for Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Bill Weir's family, but their latest transfer was the bumpiest yet. The Italian moving company the military hired to ship their belongings to New Mexico ruined artwork by wife Vennita, a professional artist. The crew boxed paintings with leaky liquid...

Wolf dies after capture for relocation to Isle Royale park

Sep. 29, 2018 10:04 AM EDT

HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a gray wolf captured in Minnesota for relocation to Isle Royale National Park has died. The National Park Service plans to move 20-30 wolves from the U.S. and Canadian mainlands to the Lake Superior wilderness park in the next few years to rebuild a once thriving...

Indiana governor ordered to turn over Carrier email exchange

Sep. 27, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's office has been ordered by a judge to turn over emails between then-Gov. Mike Pence, President-elect Donald Trump and Carrier Corp. about Trump's negotiations to prevent the company from moving most of its operations from Indianapolis to Mexico. Monday's...

Florence: an unwelcome visitor who refuses to leave

Sep. 25, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — For many living near South Carolina's coast, Florence is the visitor they never wanted who now refuses to leave. Eleven days after the once-fierce hurricane arrived on the coast, and more than a week after it blew north and dissipated, rivers swollen by its relentless rains are...

Keystone XL developer plans to start construction in 2019

Sep. 24, 2018 1:32 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans to start construction next year, after a U.S. State Department review ordered by a federal judge concluded that major environmental damage from a leak is unlikely and could quickly be mitigated, a company spokesman said Monday....

Travel still dangerous in flooded areas of North Carolina

Sep. 22, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Travel remained dangerous Saturday in southeastern North Carolina, where the governor warned of "treacherous" floodwaters more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall, and urged residents to stay alert for flood warnings and evacuation orders. Gov. Roy Cooper said nine of...

Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

Sep. 13, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ports are closing. Farmers are moving hogs to high ground. Dealers are parking cars in service bays for refuge. And up to 3 million energy customers in North and South Carolina could lose power for weeks. Across the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia, businesses are bracing for the economic...

Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy

Sep. 12, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ports are closing. Farmers are moving hogs to high ground. Dealers are parking cars in service bays for refuge. And up to 3 million energy customers in North and South Carolina could lose power for weeks. Across the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia, businesses are bracing for the economic...