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WILMINGTON, N.C. | New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. With the crisis slowly moving to South Carolina, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

North Carolina News: Durham Man, MICHAEL DEXTER BRODIE Arrested for Mailing Bomb Threat Hoaxes

RALEIGH, N.C. – The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Robert J. Higdon, Jr., announces that MICHAEL DEXTER BRODIE was arrested today, September 20, 2018. On September 6, 2018, a federal grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of North Carolina returned an indictment charging BRODIE with two counts of mailing … Continue reading North Carolina News: Durham Man, MICHAEL DEXTER BRODIE Arrested for Mailing Bomb Threat Hoaxes

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Hurricane Florence is still wearing out the Carolinas, where residents have endured an agonizing week of violent winds, torrential rain, widespread flooding, power outages and death. Frustration and sheer exhaustion are building as thousands of people wait to go home seven days after the storm began battering the coast. Florence is blamed … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The longest week: Carolinas worn out by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 8 Virginia tornadoes linked to Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Latest on Florence (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The National Weather Service has confirmed that the remnants of Hurricane Florence spawned a total of eight tornadoes in Virginia earlier this week. The weather service’s office in Wakefield, Virginia, said Wednesday that meteorologists have confirmed two additional tornadoes hit the area on … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 8 Virginia tornadoes linked to Florence

HAVELOCK, N.C | The Latest: Trump tours area that’s expecting more flooding

HAVELOCK, N.C — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s visit to the Carolinas to review Hurricane Florence damage (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting an update on how South Carolina is recovering from Hurricane Florence. Trump was participating in a briefing Wednesday with South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Republican Sens. Lindsey … Continue reading HAVELOCK, N.C | The Latest: Trump tours area that’s expecting more flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: BBQ part of relief package in North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C.— The Latest on Florence’s lingering impact (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump will have a firsthand look at the impact of former Hurricane Florence,Florence lingering, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump plans to travel on Wednesday to North Carolina, which bore the brunt of the powerful storm. Days after … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: BBQ part of relief package in North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. | ‘Nightmare that won’t end’: Storm evacuees can’t return yet

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina‘s governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state not to return home yet. The death toll rose to … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | ‘Nightmare that won’t end’: Storm evacuees can’t return yet

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C.  — Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence’s still-rising floodwaters, as rescuers elsewhere used helicopters and boats to pull inland residents from homes swamped by swollen rivers. The deadly storm was still dumping rain and … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Florence flooding spreads as storm heads northeast