It's been months since families were displaced from several apartments around Wilmington because of damage from Hurricane Florence.
Officials in South Carolina say a person has been killed by a fallen tree amid heavy winds sweeping across the Southeast.
Pleasure Island has canceled tonight's fireworks.
President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires.
The U.S. Drought Monitor says a portion of North Carolina is under "moderate drought," but relief could be on the way.
Despite the region still being in a moderate drought, the threat of rain this weekend is forcing an area high school to change the location for graduation.
As record-high temperatures and dry conditions continue across the region, southeastern North Carolina is now in a moderate drought.
The Fayetteville Observer reports that the Cumberland County DSS is opening its auxiliary lobby to the public on days when the heat index reaches 100 degrees and a heat advisory is issued.
Four the third time in four days Wilmington saw a record high temperature. And for the second time in that span the mercury crossed the century mark.