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Charleston weighs wall as seas rise and storms strengthen

Charleston, South Carolina has remained relatively unscathed this hurricane season.

Hurricanes stay stronger longer after landfall than in past

A new study finds that hurricanes are staying stronger longer after striking land than they did decades ago, and that means more destruction inland.

State insurance officials set up disaster readiness centers in Wilmington

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set up the first in a series of Disaster Readiness Centers with the goal of making sure North Carolinians are ready for storms and other natural disasters.

SC officials: Hurricane response in outbreak ‘good question’

With the start of the Atlantic hurricane season less than two months away, officials in South Carolina say they don’t yet have a good plan in place if a storm hits during the new coronavirus outbreak, particularly for people who may potentially be displaced from their homes in the aftermath.

CSU predicts above average activity for 2020 hurricane season

As the world battles the coronavirus crisis, researchers are warning of a potentially active Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, which kicks off June 1 through the end of November.

College students examine hurricane effects on mental health in North Carolina

A univerisity research team is studying the effects of hurricanes on mental health throughout coastal North Carolina.

Meteorologists, emergency officials talk ways to improve response during active weather

The Wilmington office of the National Weather Service hosted what’s known as an Integrated Warning Team meeting Tuesday.

Hamilton, Hurricanes top Canadiens 4-3 in shootout

The Carolina Hurricanes rode a second-half surge all the way to the Eastern Conference final last season. They started their follow-up season with a strong finish to their first game.

New monthly series to explore community storm preparation

The first in a new monthly series of research seminars took place Tuesday that aim to examine what it means to be a resilient community living in a coastal zone.

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A Nazi flag hung on a tree in North Carolina under a "Biden Harris" campaign sign has been torn down and replaced with an American flag.

Biden signs burst of virus orders, requires masks for travel

President Joe Biden laid out his to plan to combat the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, warning Americans that the worst is still to come.

NHRMC fills up 1,200 more COVID-19 vaccine appointments

New Hanover Regional Medical Center opened more appointments for COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday.

Ex-North Carolina officer charged with selling testosterone

Court documents allege that a former North Carolina police officer has been charged with making and selling a steroid that promotes muscle growth.