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Girl donates items to foster kids in Bahamas

People in the Bahamas are still recovering from the damage Hurricane Dorian caused.

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Dorian affected counties

Today Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for counties that suffered damages from Hurricane Dorian, making additional assistance available to residents there.

Don’t suffer twice in a hurricane: How to avoid scams

Too often people who are impacted the most by hurricanes find themselves victims again when it comes time to make repairs.  Scam artists flood hurricane devastated areas looking for easy money from people who are at their most vulnerable. It is possible to avoid scams, however. 

Local Pastor helping with relief efforts in the Bahamas

Nothing was spared from the wrath of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas last month. Many people from our area have ties to the islands there and one person with ties to that area is Doctor Rudy Ramphal, Pastor of Brunswick Islands Baptist Church. 

Infamous red Jeep goes on tour for charity

The infamous red Jeep that was stuck on the beach during Hurricane Dorian may not run anymore, but it is hitting the road.

Mosquitoes swarm North Carolina county after Hurricane Dorian

Mosquitoes have swarmed a North Carolina county in the days since Hurricane Dorian brought heavy rainfall to the area.

Governor Cooper requests additional disaster declaration for Individual Assistance after Dorian

On Saturday Governor Roy Cooper sent an additional request to President Trump for federal assistance to North Carolina residents who are hurting from Hurricane Dorian. The request asks for Individual Assistance for Carteret, Dare, Hyde and New Hanover counties and adds Jones County to the list of requested counties to receive Public Assistance.

New Hanover E.O.C. storm prep strategies

A busy September in the tropics. Hurricane Dorian brushed our coast just after Labor Day, but didn't pack the punch of Hurricane Florence.

Bellamy Mansion Museum to host party celebrating its 25th year open

The Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts will be hosting a festive party this weekend to mark its 25th anniversary of being open to the public.

Hundreds volunteer with UNCW, “Wings Up For Wilmington” to Commemorate Hurricane Florence

Saturday is the first anniversary of Hurricane Florence, making landfall in the Cape Fear. UNCW's "Wings Up For Wilmington" is organizing a day of service.

NC sets up form to report storm damage to historic property

North Carolina’s Historic Preservation Office has set up an online forum so local governments and residents can report damage to historic properties caused by Hurricane Dorian.

UNCW reopens campus to students, classes to resume Monday

UNCW students got the okay to move back into their dorms today.

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