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Drought recedes as rain waters parched areas of Southeast

Drought continues to recede in Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.

Drought conditions worsen across 14 Southern US states

More than 45 million people across 14 Southern states are now in the midst of what’s being called a “flash drought” that’s cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk of wildfires, scientists said Thursday.

Nearly half of North Carolina counties in moderate drought

Officials say nearly half of North Carolina's counties are experiencing a moderate drought due to lack of rainfall.

Mandatory water restrictions lifted in eastern Pender County

Mandatory water restrictions are no longer in effect in eastern Pender County, but the county still wants you to conserve.

Brunswick County lifts burn ban for unincorporated areas

After a lot of rain the past week, the burn ban is over in Brunswick County.

Duplin County bans fireworks due to dry conditions

Officials in a North Carolina county have enacted a ban on fireworks just ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, citing dry conditions and a number of wildfires.

Burn ban issued for Brunswick County

A burn ban is now in effect for the unincorporated areas within Brunswick County.

CFPUA lifts water restrictions, urges conservation

CFPUA has lifted Stage 1 Water Conservation Advisory restrictions for all customers, according to a news release from CFPUA.

Moderate drought puts strain on sunflower farms

BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- A picturesque place in Pender County is working hard to stay beautiful despite some trying conditions. Sunflowers require very little maintenance in...

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