Fair Bluff was evacuated on Oct. 10, 2016, after flooding from Hurricane Matthew inundated the town. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
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NC Disaster Food & Nutrition Service benefits approved after Hurricane Matthew

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that thousands of households in an 18-county area slammed earlier this month by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible to receive Disaster Food and Nutrition Service benefits, following approval this morning of a request from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services for assistance to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Fair Bluff was evacuated on Oct. 10, 2016, after flooding from Hurricane Matthew inundated the town. (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
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McCrory outlines plans for recovery from Hurricane Matthew

Gov. Pat McCrory has announced a plan to help eastern North Carolina recover from Hurricane Matthew.
Rep. David Rouzer (left) talks with Fair Bluff Mayor Billy Hammond on Oct. 19, 2016, about the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. (Photo: Dustin Dorsey/WWAY)
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Rouzer meets with town officials to discuss Matthew aftermath

Rep. David Rouzer met with leaders of towns impacted by the Hurricane to get an idea of the aftermath they're dealing with and what these places need in order to recover.
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Hurricane Matthew sends snakes, rodents in search of shelter

Flood waters from Hurricane Matthew not only drove hundreds of families from their homes in the Cape Fear region. They also forced insects, rodents and snakes from their natural surroundings as well.
The NCDOT posted this photo on Facebook on Oct. 13 showing US 74 at the Columbus/Robeson county line during flooding after Hurricane Matthew. (Photo: NCDOT/Facebook)
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US 74 back open at Columbus-Robeson line

More than a week after Hurricane Matthew, drivers can finally make it all the way through Columbus County on US 74.
Fair Bluff Flooding (Photo: Kirsten Gutierrez/WWAY)
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Fair Bluff still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

The town of Fair Bluff is continuing to pick up the pieces following Hurricane Matthew.
Penelope survives flooding (Photo: Brian Mott)
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Dachshund survives after being trapped in house by flooding for days

Mott was happy to report Penelope is doing okay, but heart broken to find his bulldog Enzo did not survive.
Sealegs helping in Pender County (Photo: Hannah Patrick/WWAY)
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Man lends ‘Sealegs’ to rescue teams in flooded areas

"Having a boat like this available to me, I just felt like it was the right thing to do to try to help them."
A portion of Front Street is closed due to flooding (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WAWY)
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Tidal flooding causes road closures in downtown Wilmington

Sections of Water Street and Front Street were closed in Wilmington on Monday due to flooding.
2,600 tampons, maxi pads to be delivered to Fair Bluff and Lumberton (Photo: Support the Girls Facebook)
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‘Support the Girls’ supporting flooded areas in NC

An organization that aims to support women all over the country is trying to lend a hand to the areas hit hard by flooding in Southeastern North Carolina.