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Local communities to receive generators to prepare for storms

Three communities in our area are part of two dozen locations that will receive funding to help maintain or improve services during a disaster or storm.

Local agencies learn to better communicate with public

Representatives from fire departments, police, and local agencies from around the state met in Carolina Beach Wednesday to learn how to better communicate with the public.

FEMA reimburses Leland for hurricane debris cleanup

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is going to reimburse Leland for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

FEMA reimburses North Topsail Beach for debris cleanup

FEMA is going to reimburse North Topsail Beach for debris removal following Hurricane Florence.

FEMA encourages public to get flood insurance

Hurricane season begins in two weeks. Homeowners, renters and business owners should consider purchasing flood insurance now. It takes 30 days from the date of purchase for a National Flood Insurance Program policy to take effect.

Can your insurance weather another big storm?

A common misconception is that homeowners' policies cover flood damage, but the truth is most don't. 

Jacksonville gets nearly $5M for Florence relief

A North Carolina city has received almost $5 million to help with disaster relief from Hurricane Florence.

State extends STEP Program to repair more storm-damaged homes

Good news for families affected by Hurricane Florence. Thanks to an extension of the STEP Program, more families will be able to repair their houses and return home.

FEMA approved $17.5 million for Wilmington’s Florence clean-up

The City of Wilmington is getting back millions of dollars it spent to clean up after Hurricane Florence hit back in September.

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