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One person has died in a crash near Harrisonville, MO, Thursday evening. The crash happened on Missouri Highway 7 and Walker Road. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. Harrisonville is in Cass County.More >>
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The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that wouldMore >>
The Charlotte Bobcats are in the process of changing their name to "Hornets," a source with knowledge of the situation told CBSSports.com's Will Brinson, including arranging digital assets that would allow a return to their original nickname.More >>
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Health officials are worried cases from a salmonella outbreak traced to a Fayetteville hotel may have spread nationwide.More >>
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally funded program that provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills in Mecklenburg County.
This year, priority will be given to disabled persons receiving services through the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services, or households in which at least one member of the household is age 60 and older.
Applications for those eligible will be taken from Dec. 3, 2012 through Jan. 31, 2013, or until funds are exhausted.
Applications for all other eligible households will be taken from Feb. 1 through Mar. 31, 2013, or until funds are exhausted.
DSS will accept LIEAP applications starting December 3 from residents who meet the following criteria:
A household that applies must:
Have at least one U.S. citizen or non-citizen who meets the eligibility criteria,
Meet an income test,
Have reserves at or below $2,200,
Be responsible for the heating bills.
Payments will be made directly to utility companies. Payments will not be made to the applicant. Everyone who is eligible must apply. No one will be automatically approved.
Applications can be made at either DSS location:
The Wallace H. Kuralt Centre, 301 Billingsley Road, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or
The Valerie C. Woodard Center, Chapin Hall, 3205 Freedom Drive, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What to bring:
Proof of income
Utility bill (if not in your name, proof of responsibility for payment must be verified)