FEMA is pushing back on claims from the Town of Surf City that it is "not protecting its citizens’ best interests” when it comes to restoring the beaches of the Pender County community in the wake of Hurricane Florence.
The Led Zeppelin tribute band No Quarter will bring its music and stage show to the Wilson Center on the campus of Cape Fear Community College on Saturday night, February 2, 2019. Proceeds from the show will benefit CFCC students impacted by Hurricane Florence.
More than 150 people packed the Pender County Commissioners chambers on Tuesday night for an acquisition buyout workshop. If approved, the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program can include money for a home’s elevation, acquisition buyout, or mitigation construction.
After Hurricane Florence caused a destructive washout, permanent repairs to one section of E. Boiling Spring Road in Boiling Spring Lakes are scheduled to be completed by mid-January, but permanent fixes to infrastructure, including pipes and dams, will not be completed until June 2020.
Governor Roy Cooper made a stop in Pender County Thursday morning to survey several spots that were damaged by Hurricane Florence, including U.S. 421 near the New Hanover County line where a huge section was completely washed away by floodwaters.
“Hurricane Florence damaged this building extensively,” said Ralph Gardner, a citizen at the post office on Thursday. “It has hampered postal operations for quite some time, and we need people who are in charge of this building, we need them here to fix the place.”
The holidays can be a stressful time. For many families, this year may be more stressful than in years past. Thousands of families in our region are dealing with the stress of trying to pick up the pieces of their lives after the devastation of Hurricane Florence. In many cases, it’s having a direct
Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Cape Fear region Friday, Sept. 14. Here's a look at the storm's impact from before it made landfall to the days after - when some communities were left under water.
In the spirit of the holidays, we want recognize those in our communities who go above and beyond in certain situations. Our area has dealt with many hard times over this past year especially after Hurricane Florence. Every Friday we will air stories from people in the area thanking someone they co
Judge J.H. Corpening and Meade Horton Van Pelt, both of Wilmington, have received the North Carolina Attorney General’s Dogwood Award, which honors individuals “who are dedicated to keeping people safe, healthy, and happy in their communities”.