Every 2 Hours & 41 Minutes Someone Dies In a Fire

Did you know that every 2 hours and 41 minutes someone dies in a fire? Since I arrived at my office at 8 a.m. this morning 2 people have died as a result of a fire. In 2014 according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) there were 3,275 civilian deaths as a result of […]

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25 Backpacks and TONS of School Supplies

Thank you very much to everyone who contributed to our Backpack and School Supply drive.

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Gift for your Family

As a wife, mother, and insurance agent I am passionate about educating people about insurance.   Life insurance is not generally a subject people get excited to talk about.  September is Life Insurance Awareness month so I feel compelled to talk about it.  I have been talking about it for a long time.  At the ripe […]

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Do You Know When You Can Pass a Stopped School Bus in NC?

[Back to School] It’s that time of year – when traffic patterns are thrown into a tailspin, and you have to leave your house 30 minutes early so you are not late to work. Yes, school is back in session. School buses often cause some challenges for drivers as they stop to pick up children. […]

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Will My Auto Rates Go Up If I Have an Accident?

Well, it depends.   First Accident Forgiveness waives the first accident you have — that would have normally charged insurance points on your policy. An accident with more than $1800 in property damage — as well as any accident with sustained injuries — automatically charges insurance points and makes your premium go up for 3 […]

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Using Voice Commands For Mobile Phones While Behind The Wheel

Rather than looking down trying to find the icon on your cell to call home, why not give voice commands a try? You don’t have to take your eyes off the road and you can do all kinds of cool things — even play a song. We all know we should not text under any […]

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ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates Celebrates 15 Years Of Business

If you are shaking your head right now saying this makes no sense, let me tell you that I AGREE. It is a mess of a process. Add to it one other little secret. ISU O’Connor Insurance Associates is celebrating 15 years in business. Founder Terry O’Connor, fondly remembers the day he “opened shop” out […]

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