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Watchdog says govt blocking report on Trump-hurricane flap

A government watchdog says the Commerce Department is trying to block the findings of an investigation into the agency's role in rebuking forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump’s inaccurate claims about the path of Hurricane Dorian last year.

Family faces more complications with FEMA

An update on a family who remains displaced from their Pender County home after Hurricane Florence.

Ocraoke gets $2 million in grants to help rebuild

An island on North Carolina's Outer Banks that was ravaged by a hurricane last year is getting $2 million in grants to help it rebuild.

Contractors to reinforce dune to protect Ocracoke road

Contractors will soon be placing sandbags along a stretch of N.C. 12 on North Carolina's Outer Banks to protect the road from getting washed out again.

Brunswick historic site to fully reopen following hurricanes and arson

Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson Historic site plans to open this weekend in time for the 155th anniversary of the fall of Fort Anderson.

Barrier island freed of 9,000 truckloads of Dorian wreckage

In the five months since Hurricane Dorian battered North Carolina's Outer Banks, workers have hauled away more than 9,000 dump truck loads of debris from a single island, and they're still not done.

Orton Plantation announces hurricane debris prescribed burn

Orton Plantation will conduct some small controlled burns in January and February.

Bladen County can now get federal aid for Hurricane Dorian

Two more North Carolina counties, including Bladen County, are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to supplement state and local Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts.

Road reopens on Ocracoke Island 3 months after Dorian

The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced Thursday that N.C. 12 on Ocracoke Island will reopen to all traffic, three months after Hurricane Dorian severely damaged the island and it's main road.

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Volunteers, businesses honored for helping after deadly Brunswick County tornado

It's been more than four months since a deadly tornado ripped through southern Brunswick County, and those who helped with the recovery effort are now being recognized.

Brunswick County passes budget for FY 2021-2022

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved the budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

McCrae Dowless pleads guilty to benefit fraud

According to court documents, Dowless, 65, defrauded the Social Security Administration by concealing his work and income while receiving monthly benefits payments. 

Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital

The bill puts much of that extra money in a savings reserve and an infrastructure construction fund, and makes deeper tax cuts than Republicans originally pitched.