Flooding

Rain, wind and waves pound Ocean Isle Beach as Tropical Storm Ana moves through on Sunday, May 10, 2015.
Ana soaks Brunswick County
Tropical Storm Ana made landfall around 6 a.m. between Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, SC. That means Brunswick County has been squarely in the cross hairs of the storm. Sun, 05/10/2015 - 7:18pm
UNC designated as lead school for Homeland Security grant
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $3 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security to be the lead institution for a center that will address the challenges of coastal hazards. The department's Science and Technology Directorate announced the grant on Thursday. The grant covers the first operating year. Fri, 04/10/2015 - 2:38am
Topsail Beach leaders meet to discuss FEMA appeal
Topsail Beach town leaders met Wednesday night to talk about a push to appeal FEMA's recent flood rezoning. Thu, 02/12/2015 - 3:41am
Shallotte neighborhood faces backyards, streets flooding
Some Shallotte homeowners are facing serious flooding issues. After several rainy days last week and even from storms months before that, water still fills the streets, and several backyards in Rourk Woods. Tom and Judy Milostan say they moved to Shallotte to avoid ocean front properties. Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:52pm
Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks
A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday. Thu, 11/06/2014 - 9:55pm
Residents say town lines make neighborhood ‘black hole’ for services
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. Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:43pm
Heavy rain washes away access to Ogden business
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. Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:17pm
Currie neighbors say the county needs to help
Pender County neighborhood still faces flooding problems. Neighbors say they are tired of "excuses" from the county. Sun, 08/24/2014 - 10:42pm
Families pick up pieces after weekend flooding, sinkholes in Hampstead
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. Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:34pm
Neighbors, drivers tired of NC 133 flooding
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. Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:57pm