The Red Cross has closed some of the evacuation shelters opened yesterday for Hurricane Irene. All residents staying at these shelters have safely returned to their homes.
Hurricane Irene has already prompted voluntary evacuations for many parts of our area. That's led counties to open emergency shelters for people and animals. SEE THE LIST INSIDE
The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters for residents of Pender and Onslow County who have been asked to evacuate their homes as a result of a wildfire in the Holly Shelter area.