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Flooding

Residents say town lines make neighborhood 'black hole' for services

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video Residents in a Brunswick County neighborhood say they live in a "black hole." Woodridge, off of Eastwood Lane in Olde Towne, has had flooding issues for years. Residents say they're having trouble finding help because the neighborhood sits in three different jurisdictions. Full story...
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Heavy rain washes away access to Ogden business

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video When heavy rain occurs over a short time period at a certain location, that's the perfect scenario for flooding to become a problem, especially for poor drainage areas. Full story...
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Currie neighbors say the county needs to help

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Pender County neighborhood still faces flooding problems. Neighbors say they are tired of "excuses" from the county. Full story...
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Families pick up pieces after weekend flooding, sinkholes in Hampstead

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video Flooding caused big problems for many people across the Cape Fear this weekend. That was the case especially for some in Pender County, where the rain flooded both cars and homes in Hampstead. Today neighbors are trying to figure out if and when the problems can be fixed. Full story...
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Neighbors, drivers tired of NC 133 flooding

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video Another rain-soaked weekend meant more closures along NC 133 in Brunswick County. It left River Road looking more like a river than a road. Now drivers and neighbors alike say they have some major concerns. Full story...
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Extreme flooding in Hampstead causes sinkhole

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video When it rains, it pours. A flood warning was in effect for Pender County Saturday afternoon that created more than just wet roads. Full story...
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Pumping of flood water leads to beach warning at Oak Island

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videoState regulators want beach visitors to be aware of flood water that will be pumped to the ocean surf at two locations in Oak Island. Surfers and swimmers should avoid these sites. Full story...
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Currie neighbors say flooded lake a big problem

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videoIt's a small lake, but it's causing some big problems for neighbors in Pender County. They say their beautiful front lawn has turned into a swamp. Full story...
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Wilmington eyeing solution to flooding problem

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videoResidents in the Clear Run Creek area of Wilmington live with the problem of flooding every day. Wednesday, the City of Wilmington held a meeting to begin working to fix the problem. Full story...
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2 years later, Congress poised to undo flood law

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Lawmakers are poised to undo many of the changes in a bill to overhaul the federal flood insurance program after homeowners in flood-prone areas complained about sharp increases in their premiums. Full story...
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Wilmington Red Cross worker heading to Canada to help with flood relief

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video Victoria Kling, the Regional Response Manager for the Eastern NC Region of the American Red Cross, will head to Alberta, Canada, where record floods ravaged the area this summer and forced 90,000 to leave. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. volunteer to help with flood response in Colorado

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video An American Red Cross volunteer from Brunswick County is heading to Colorado to help with the response for the massive flooding there. Full story...
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McCrory sees flood-ravaged North Carolina counties

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Gov. Pat McCrory has toured portions of Lincoln and Catawba counties where heavy rains led to flooding and property damage. Full story...
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With ground already saturated, Chantal could be significant flooding threat

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videoAfter flooding rains in the Carolinas the last several weeks, we're finally getting a break. But now Tropical Storm Chantal looms in the Atlantic. So can our area handle any more rain? Full story...
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Heavy rain triggers flooding

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Heavy showers and thunderstorms are continuing to cause problems in some North Carolina communities. Full story...
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