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TWO YEARS LATER: Whitestocking community rising above Florence’s floodwaters

Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Cape Fear two years ago, leaving a mark that is still noticeable to this day.

TWO YEARS AGO: Hurricane Florence drops feet of rain in Cape Fear

Monday marks the two-year anniversary when Hurricane Florence came ashore near Wrightsville Beach.

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.

Visitor spending hits record high in 2019 for Pender County

Pender County says 2019 was a record year for tourism despite still rebounding for Hurricane Florence.

Pender County Courthouse Florence repairs still underway

At a Pender County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, leaders got an update on repairs to the Pender County Courthouse.

AG reaches $100K settlement in Hurricane Florence price-gouging investigation

Attorney General Josh Stein announced a settlement with an Idaho-based water damage restoration company over a price-gouging investigation he launched in 2019 in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

Crews to start roof repairs at City Hall/Thalian Hall in Wilmington

On Wednesday, crews will begin a 6-8 week job of improvements to the metal roof on City Hall/Thalian Hall in Wilmington.

WARM: Volunteer numbers down, but home repair need still up

We are sneaking up on the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Florence and families in the Cape Fear still desperately need help repairing their homes. 

More than $8.3M approved for Pender County’s hurricane cleanup

The State of North Carolina and FEMA have approved $8.3 million to reimburse Pender County for debris removal costs following Hurricane Florence.

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National Hispanic Heritage month and the Coronavirus

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Judge hears lawsuit attempting to delay NHRMC sale

A judge is hearing the Save Our Hospital's request for a restraining order to delay the sale/partnership of NHRMC.