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Trump to visit North Carolina as waterways rise after Florence
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is expected on Wednesday to visit North Carolina, where thousands of homes and roadways remain underwater and swollen rivers threaten more flooding less than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Trump, who has been criticized for hi
The Latest: Body found in NC trailer surrounded by water
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local):11:20 a.m.North Carolina officials say a body has been found in a trailer near the flooding Cape Fear River.Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says search-and-rescue teams responded late Tuesday to a report of a body just south of Faye
The Latest: 3.4M chickens, 5,500 hogs dead in Florence flood
This combination of photos shows the Cape Fear River on Sept. 16, 2018, left, and on Sept. 19, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Fayetteville, N.C. (AP Photos/David Goldman)WILMINGTON, N.C. –The Latest on Florence (all times local):
Full updates on Tuesday's flooding rains in South Jersey
A car drives through water caused by the rain from Florence, now a tropical storm on U.S. 74/76 in Leland, N.C., Saturday, Sept.15, 2018. The rain from Hurricane Florence was expected to continue through Sunday. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)The Associated Press
VIDEO: Tree crews inside home when armed men attempt to break in - WWAY TV
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Two men, one armed with a gun, tried to break into a Wilmington home overnight. It was all caught on camera and now law enforcement wants your help identifying them.It happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home on 17th Street. Surveillance video was taken from the doorbell
There are two open routes into Wilmington - WWAY TV
As of 12 p.m. Tuesday, Highway Patrol had cleared those routes for drivers. One option is I-40E to exit 373/NC 903 to west US 421. Another option is I-40E to exit 385, then NC 41 West to 421 South to Wilmington.
Words and Pictures: Carolina Beach residents, ragged but resilient, return home | Port City Daily
WILMINGTON — Carolina Beach residents lined up hundreds of cars deep before passing through a police barricade on the north end of Snow’s Cut bridge to return to their homes earlier this week.Charter boat captain Dave Tilley arrived at 5:45 a.m. to claim first spot in line, eager to return to his ho
Food, water being flown in to Brunswick County - WWAY TV
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Food, water, and tarps are being flown in today for Brunswick County residents.They will be distributed at South Brunswick Middle School on Cougar Drive in Boiling Spring Lakes, Northwest Park on Andrew Jackson Highway in Leland and Spring Lake Park on Pine Road in Boil
The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina
Officials say about 10,000 people are in shelters, and a new one is opening in one hard-hit county.
Brunswick and Pender evacuated, New Hanover and Wilmington didn’t – here’s why | Port City Daily
Hurricane Florence hit all of southeastern North Carolina with record rainfall and powerful winds, but not everyone was evacuated. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — As Hurricane Florence approached the Cape Fear region, Brunswick and Pender Counties declared states of
'Pretty much cut off': Water everywhere as Florence floodwaters swamp North Carolina
Coast Guardsmen Gavin Kershaw, from left, and Javier Carrsquillo check for residents needing rescuing in flooded areas of Columbus County, North Carolina.Ed Ou / NBC News
Raw Video Shows Dozens Of People Looting A Dollar Store As Flooding Cuts Wilmington Off From The Rest Of North Carolina
A major emergency brings out the best in some people, but in others it brings out the absolute worst. Shocking images of “dozens of people” ransacking a Family Dollar store in Wilmington, North Carolina have stunned the nation. This happened in broad daylight, and many of the looters didn’t even s
Route opens into Wilmington, which was previously isolated by flooding
Road closed signs sit on Rt40 due to flooding, on Monday in Wilmington, North Carolina. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Police identify Wilmington mother killed after tree fell on home during Florence
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The Wilmington Police Department has released the identity of a mother who, along with her infant child, was killed after a tree crashed into her home during Hurricane Florence.
Emergency food, water arrive in inaccessible area of Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Emergency responders in the marooned Wilmington area on Tuesday morning are handing out ready-to-eat meals, water and tarps for up to 60,000 residents.The supplies delivered by 20 Army trucks from Fort Bragg are expected to last four days. The sites where residents can pick up the
'Nightmare that won't end': Storm evacuees can't return yet
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by rising 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
Publix stores reopen in Wilmington, Emerald Isle and Surf City - WWAY TV
Publix being built near Surf City on May 7, 2018. (Photo: WWAY)LELAND, NC (WWAY) – We just heard from a Publix spokesperson.Stores are reopening Monday for shoppers.The Publix stores in Wilmington, NC have reopened and are operating under normal business hours.
Rescues from Florence continue as floodwaters cut off Wilmington, NC
With one of North Carolina's largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods.
Duplin County reports 6 deaths resulting from Hurricane Florence - WWAY TV
(Photo: Basil John/WWAY News)WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Six people have died in Duplin County as a result of Hurricane Florence.Four deaths involved adults who washed away in flash flooding incidents at the beginning of the storm. Two more deaths involved people who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.-
1-Year-Old Boy's Body Found in Floodwaters in North Carolina
© Mark Wilson—Getty ImagesPeople watch as a truck plows through a flooded street, on September 16, 2018 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding across North Carolina.