PRESS RELEASE North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) 209 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27601 Contact: Ann Edmondson…
State of Emergency – 24 Western NC Counties – PRICE GOUGING LAWS IN EFFECT
Governor Beverly Perdue has declared a State of Emergency in 24 western North Carolina Counties. These counties are listed below. Such a declaration is considered a “triggering event” for laws preventing price gouging.
Counties currently covered by the State of Emergency: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey