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.
Topsail Beach town leaders met Wednesday night to talk about a push to appeal FEMA's recent flood rezoning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pender County neighborhood still faces flooding problems. Neighbors say they are tired of "excuses" from the county.
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.
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.
When it rains, it pours. A flood warning was in effect for Pender County Saturday afternoon that created more than just wet roads.