Five days after Hurricane Matthew, people across the Cape Fear are still working to get things back to normal. And while some flood waters are receding, there are still roads closed in a number of areas.
Last week he was a police officer. Today he's out of a job and has been in and out of jail. A former Northwest police officer was charged in connection to an ongoing prostitution investigation in another Brunswick County town.
Some changes could be coming to communities in North Brunswick. One elected leader has suggested combining police department.
Leland Mayor Brenda Bozeman says combining police forces would help all of northern Brunswick County.
Northwest police need your help finding a man wanted for holding his relatives hostage, and demanding money.
Jabar Ballard is wanted for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault, and second degree kidnapping.