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Cape Fear Red Cross volunteers deployed to the Gulf ahead of Hurricane Laura

The Gulf Coast is already feeling the early bands of Hurricane Laura, and the National Weather Service is calling it an "extremely dangerous" category 4 storm.

Fair Bluff still struggling 3 years after Hurricane Matthew

Tuesday marks three years since Hurricane Matthew. More than $1 billion in state and federal money has been spent on recovery, but many are still struggling.

FEMA approves additional $3M for New Hanover County

New Hanover County is receiving $3 million to help reimburse them for debris cleanup following Hurricane Florence.

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

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.

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill

A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measure meandering for months.

How can we improve for next time? Pender reviews storm response to Florence

We told you about New Hanover County reviewing its response to Hurricane Florence, now its Pender County's turn.

Belville town leaders update storm damage relief efforts at open forum

The town gave neighbors a chance tonight to voice their concerns of what went right and wrong during Florence.

Health and Human Services Secretary talks food assistance

North Carolina Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mandy Cohen, came to New Hanover county today to visit a local shelter and meet with county officials.

Foxes Boxes opens doors as supply center

The local business started it's relief by feeding neighbors with peanut butter sandwiches and is now sending families home with bags of supplies including non perishable foods, toiletries and cleaning supplies. 

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New Hanover County inspector provides insight into Miami building collapse

A deadly apartment building collapse in Florida has many asking what caused the tragedy, and a local building inspector is offering some perspective.

Two-vehicle accident impacts traffic near Isabel Holmes Bridge

Wilmington Police and emergency personnel responded to multiple calls of a traffic accident in the area of the Martin Luther King Parkway and the Isabel Holmes Bridge Thursday night.

One victim shot Thursday evening in Wilmington

Police responding to the scene found one man who was shot. He is currently in surgery at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

Officials say that will be a temporary move until a more formal Turkey-led force is in place.