Real estate consultant Livian Jones, who founded Furniture Finders, and interior designer Hooper Patterson, who founded House of Provision, are working together to collect furniture for hurricane victims.
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.
The community of Whitestocking in Pender County does not have electricity and running water, and many homes are condemned. On Wednesday, portable toilets and showers arrived to deliver a little relief.
They’ve spent the last three and a half weeks trying to get everything out of their ravaged homes and save what few items can be salvaged. Now with the threat of more weather from Michael, they’re having to reverse their whole process.
The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office said a homicide investigation is underway after a body found near the Bladen County line in the midst of Hurricane Florence has been identified as a missing man from Robeson County.
Since the 1920s, the United States has spent $9 billion on beach nourishment projects, according to a report from ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
A little over a week after officials reopened Bald Head Island to residents following Hurricane Florence and amid storm recovery efforts, preparations are now underway to get the island ready for the anticipated effects of Hurricane Michael.