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Mandatory evacuation ordered for Ocracoke ahead of storm

Officials have ordered a mandatory evacuation of Ocracoke Island in advance of Hurricane Isaias.

Australian military brings supplies to thousands cut off by wildfires

Thousands of tourists fled Australia’s wildfire-ravaged eastern coast Thursday ahead of worsening conditions as the military started to evacuate people trapped on the shore further south.

Law enforcement in Brunswick County preparing for Dorian

Towns in Brunswick County are preparing for impacts from Hurricane Dorian.

Atlanta comforts Hurricane Dorian evacuees with free services

News outlets say Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Atlanta Braves are offering free services to residents from mandatory evacuation areas throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina.

Leland residents rescued from flooding

After flooding increased Sunday, creating hazards for many in the Cape Fear, one neighborhood had to be rescued and taken to shelter.

Voluntary evacuations to begin in western NC

Last week, a woman died when a mudslide crushed her home near the town of Tryon.

Two active category 4 hurricanes, Irma and Jose

Hurricane Jose has now become an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Harvey preparations underway on the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Harvey is churning in the Gulf of Mexico and predicted to make landfall in Texas. Emergency preparations and evacuations are underway in parts of the Gulf Coast.

The Latest: Officials say 3 dead in Tennessee wildfires

A Tennessee mayor says three people have died in the wildfires that destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.