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Several Brunswick County roads closed due to flooding

Several roads are closed tonight in Brunswick County, because they are impassible due to flooding. 

Precautionary swimming advisory issued for parts of Oak Island due to floodwaters

State recreational water quality officials on Thursday advised beachgoers to avoid swimming or surfing in waters where floodwaters are being pumped to the ocean surf in Oak Island.

Some still suffering two years after Hurricane Florence

On September 13, 2018, Hurricane Florence swept through Southeastern North Carolina, leaving behind a trail of devastation and loss. That was two years ago, but some parts of the community still haven't recovered.

Bodies found days after flood swept away children

A tragic conclusion came Thursday morning for a family who lost two children during flash flooding in Smithfield.

Rescue crews find body of NC girl swept away in floodwaters

Rescue crews on Wednesday afternoon found the body of one of the children swept away by fast-moving water during a flash flood in Smithfield earlier this week.

2 NC children missing after car is swept away in floodwaters

Authorities in North Carolina are searching for two children who were in a car that was swept away by floodwaters early Tuesday.

Millions more US homes at risk of flooding than FEMA thinks

Think the risk of your home filling up with floodwater, magnified these days by climate change, is only an issue near the coasts and rivers? New research detailing nearly every corner of the U.S. shows otherwise.

Storm causes flooded streets in Whiteville and ‘substantial’ damage to public works facility

A storm system dumped several inches of rain in Whiteville Tuesday night flooding streets and causing significant damage to a public works facility.

Heavy rains bring flooding concerns to Columbus County

Lake Waccamaw was one of the hardest hit areas with flooding back in 2018 during Hurricane Florence. Columbus County officials have their eyes on the town once again as the lake continues to rise with recent rainfall. 

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EPA: Pine Sol now approved to kill coronavirus on surfaces

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Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.