Florence special session to start a week earlier than planned

Republican leaders in the General Assembly are calling on Gov. Roy Cooper to call for a special legislative session to deal with Hurricane Florence-related issues earlier than planned.

Emergency bill proposed for students, teachers in wake of hurricane Florence

A bill to be introduced in the General Assembly could ease the strain on schools, students and teachers affected by Hurricane Florence for going on two weeks now.

FBI joins massive search for 6-year-old North Carolina boy with autism

The Gastonia Police Department along with two dozen other agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), are searching for a missing 6-year-old boy with special needs.
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NC soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked

A North Carolina soldier returned home after helping with the Hurricane Florence relief effort to find his home had been robbed.
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Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest.

Gov. Cooper talks about possible coal ash leak

Governor Cooper says there are a lot of areas of concern regarding coal ash and that the rules need to be revamped.

Reckoning with loss of homes, livelihoods after Florence

With Florence's floodwaters receding in some places and still menacing others, tired and waterlogged North Carolinians are finally getting a chance to take stock of the destruction from the wind and floodwaters.

How Hurricane Florence impacted Cape Fear region beaches

On the north end of Carolina Beach, wooden staircases that once led from beach houses to the strand itself now give way to several feet of air, a result of Hurricane Florenceā€™s battering waves eroding the beach.

Carolinas farms could take billions in losses from Florence

Hurricane Florence is testing the resolve of farmers in the Carolinas, who could face billions of dollars in agricultural damage while still feeling the sting from Hurricane Matthew almost two years ago.

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