Riegelwood Tornado
Five years later, Riegelwood tornado survivors still cope
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 11/16/2011 - 8:09pm.

video Five years later, and still scars remain. That's how long it's been since a tornado tore through Riegelwood devastating homes and the lives of many in the community. Talking about that day is still not easy for those who went through it.

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Riegelwood remembered two years later
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/16/2008 - 7:23pm.

videoSunday marked the second anniversary of the deadly tornado that swept through Columbus County. Riegelwood changed forever when it touched down, killing eight people. Those who lived through the event looked back to remember they lost.

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A big check for Riegelwood Fire and Rescue
Submitted by on Tue, 02/26/2008 - 12:43pm.

The Community Foundation of South Eastern North Carolina awarded $42,000 to the Acme-Delco Riegelwood fire station. The money will buy much needed emergency equipment.

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Riegelwood pays respects to tornado victims
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 11/19/2007 - 9:08am.

videoSunday the community of Riegelwood paid their respects to the victims of last year's deadly tornado. Residents came together with a special church service for the people who lost family members on November 16, 2006.

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Monument unveiling honors Riegelwood victims
Submitted by on Sat, 11/17/2007 - 7:24pm.

videoThe community of Riegelwood continues to recover by remembering those they lost in an unforgettable tragedy one year ago.

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Family mourns anniversary of tornado victims' deaths
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/16/2007 - 5:32pm.

videoThe scene off Holly Tree Road is much different than it was a year ago today when the deadly tornado hit. Today you can see there are about half a dozen homes that have been rebuilt and the debris has been cleared out.

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Stage set for severe weather last November
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 11/16/2007 - 4:50pm.

videoDuring a severe weather event the WWAY weather team is on the air informing viewers of the current warnings. But it is the local office of the National Weather Service that actually issues all of the watches and warnings across our area.

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Riegelwood: One Year Later
Submitted by on Fri, 11/16/2007 - 7:20am.

videoIt was one year ago today when a tornado ripped through the Columbus County community of Riegelwood. Eight people died, and homes on Holly Tree Road were demolished. The community was devastated, but love poured in from around the area to help the victims recover. Homes were rebuilt. And to look at Holly Tree Road today you'd never know it was ripped apart only 12 months ago.

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Riegelwood officials working to improve emergency response
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/15/2007 - 6:04pm.

videoIt's been almost a year since a tornado touched down in Columbus County, claiming the lives of eight people -- some of which were children. Since the tragedy emergency response officials have worked to improve how they handle disasters.

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Riegelwood still recovering one year after tornado
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 11/14/2007 - 6:16pm.

videoIt's been almost a year since a deadly tornado ripped through the town of Riegelwood in Columbus County. Those who survived are working to rebuild their lives. Not only are they working to rebuild their lives, but also rebuild their homes.

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