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Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 5:31pm.READ MORE:
The lights are still out in parts of our area two days after Hurricane Irene swept past the Cape Fear coast. Those without generators are beginning to get frustrated, as temperatures and tempers continue to rise. Full story...
FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. catching grief for not cleaning up debris; May change mind (UPDATED @ 5:15 pm)Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 5:11pm.READ MORE:
There is no decision whether the county will activate it’s debris removal contract. New Hanover County is awaiting word whether the county will receive payment from FEMA to cover the cost of countywide debris pick up. The cost to New Hanover County government could be as high as $500,000. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:26pm.READ MORE:
When you think of Topsail Island, you just might think of sea turtles. While humans on the island continue to clean up in the wake of Hurricane Irene, there's concern about the turtles that have been waiting to hatch on the island. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:16pm.READ MORE:
Hurricane Irene's had a big impact up the coast from here, but the Coast Guard says our area's beaches were relatively unscathed. Boaters and fishermen from Pleasure Island say the Carolina Beach Inlet has become even more of a problem after Irene. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 4:11pm.READ MORE:
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Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
Progress Energy said Saturday afternoon 280,000 customers in North Carolina had no electricity. As of 11 a.m. Monday, that number was down to 91,300, including 10,100 in Onslow. New Hanover County had 2,200 homes and business still in the dark. That's down from about 7,000 Sunday night. Pender County has 1,500 outages. There are still 940 Progress Energy customers without power in Columbus County and 385 in Brunswick. Full story...
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