The latest from New Hanover County’s noon briefing, Sept. 17, 2018


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)  – New Hanover County leaders held a news conference this morning. Here is a brief on what was discussed.

The death at Hoggard High School shelter appears to be of natural causes but remains under investigation.

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Curfew remains in effect from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Carolina and Kure Beach is open to residents with the proper passes for reentry as of noon. However, access will end at the 8:00 p.m. curfew.

District Attorney Ben David urged neighbors to protect themselves from price gouging for services like tree removal or damage repairs to your home.

He asked that homeowners seek out several quotes and communicate with neighbors about what prices they have been hearing.

More than 20 supply trucks from Fort Bragg made it into Wilmington overnight and are staging distribution locations around the county.

County leaders have yet to release those locations, but plan to do so sometime this afternoon. Woody White said that information should be made public and if it’s not given out Monday, it will definitely be published before Tuesday late morning.