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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.

Hurricanes trade defenseman Justin Faulk to St. Louis

The St. Louis Blues acquired All-Star defenseman Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday in exchange for defenseman Joel Edmundson and a prospect.

Hugo at 30: Remembering the first US modern hurricane

From evacuating hundreds of thousands of people from the coast to live TV coverage in the shrieking wind and rain, 1989's Hurricane Hugo might have been the first U.S. storm of the modern age.

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Too little, too late? Bar owners react to Gov. Cooper’s Phase 3

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that North Carolina will move into Phase 3 of COVID-19 reopening on Friday, allowing some businesses to reopen for the first time since March.

COVID-19 assistance for farmers market operators and local food hubs

Beginning Oct. 1, farmers markets operators and local food hubs can apply for assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Aid for Farmers Market Operators and Local Food Hubs program.

Person falls off Oak Island Pier, clings to piling until rescued

A man was rescued from the ocean Wednesday morning after they fell off the end of the Oak Island Pier, according to Oak Island Water Rescue. 

‘Negative, uncivil’: Voters react to chaotic first 2020 presidential debate

People around the nation and right here in the Cape Fear are still digesting the fiery debate Tuesday night between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.