Officials with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington announced Friday evening that University Apartments — an on-campus student housing complex — will be closed indefinitely due to extensive damage the complex suffered during Hurricane Florence last month.
North Carolina is one of 17 states where the state still controls the sale of liquor, and a growing chorus of voices is questioning the wisdom of continuing this system set up in the wake of prohibition.
In parts of Bladen County, there’s still water leftover from Hurricane Florence nearly one month after the storm. The leftover water is thanks in part to the White Oak Dike breaching. The floodwaters broke through the barrier and destroyed parts of roads and homes.
Surf City was one one hardest hit areas during Hurricane Florence. Dunes depleted, debris sits in pile outside of many heavily-damaged homes - a community knee deep in cleanup as Michael moved through.