August 17, 2008
SETTING UP HOUSE? ; Here’s Where to Get Started
AT&T, formerly BellSouth, is a large provider in the Piedmont Triad for local residential service, covering Greensboro, Winston- Salem and Burlington. (888) 757-6500, www.att.com
North State Communications provides telephone service for High Point and neighboring towns. 886-3720, www.northstate.net
Embarq, formerly Sprint, also offers service in several towns, largely in Rockingham County and rural Guilford County. (866) 304- 6820, www.embarq.com
MebTel Communications provides service for the Mebane area. (919) 563-9111, www.mebtel.com
Lexcom Communications, based in Lexington, also provides service to the region. 249-9901, www.lexcominc.net CABLE TV
Nearly all localities in the Piedmont Triad have Time Warner Cable. Below are customer service numbers for each area.
Archdale/Trinity/Randolph County: 434-3101
Asheboro/Randolph County: (866) 874-2389
Davidson County: 249-3908; also served by Lexcom Communications: 249-9901, 731-8000
Greensboro/Guilford County: 379-0200
High Point/Jamestown/Guilford County: 886-4195
Rockingham County: 349-4881
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County: 785-3390 ELECTRIC SERVICE
North Carolina has two major investor-owned utilities providing power. Duke Energy and Progress Energy both serve parts of the Piedmont Triad.
Duke Energy, (800) 777-9898, www.duke-energy.com: Alamance Village, Archdale, Burlington, Denton, Eden, Elon, Graham, Gibsonville, Green Level, Greensboro, Haw River, Jamestown, Kernersville, Madison, Mayodan, Oak Ridge, Ossipee, Pleasant Garden, Ramseur, Randleman, Reidsville, Sedalia, Stokesdale, Stoneville, Summerfield, Swepsonville, Thomasville, Trinity, Wentworth, Whitsett, Winston-Salem
Progress Energy, (800) 452-2777, www.progress-energy.com: Asheboro, Franklinville, Liberty, Seagrove, Staley
City-run systems: High Point, 883-3100; Lexington, 248-3920
Electric co-ops: Several entities serve residents across the region. EnergyUnited, (800) 522-3793; Randolph Electric Membership Corp., 625-5177 Natural gas
The dominant provider for natural gas in the area is Piedmont Natural Gas, with service in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Asheboro, Reidsville and Burlington. (800) 752-7504, www.piedmontng.com
PSNC Energy provides service for some communities in eastern Alamance and Caswell counties. (877) 776-2427, www.psncenergy.com
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