Hurricane Matthew

In a letter written to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper expressed how shocked and disappointed he was by the lack of federal Hurricane Matthew aid for the state of North Carolina. Cooper said he has learned that North Carolina will receive just $6.1 million, less than 1% of the […]

If you were affected by Hurricane Matthew and are seeking federal assistance today is the final day to register with FEMA toward determining eligibility. A FEMA website says that people have until just before midnight on Monday night to register. The federal agency said Sunday it has approved $90 million in assistance so far through its […]

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Your response to our request to help those in need from Hurricane Matthew was astonishing. We assisted ABC11 with their Hurricane Relief Food Drive and we collected more than 15 truckloads of food and household items.  Additionally, more than $130,000 was raised. If you missed the Food Drive, which ended at 7 p.m., you can still […]

Governor Pat McCrory announced Wednesday that there are now 20 confirmed storm-related deaths in North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew. Some rivers are still rising making flooding situations even worse in areas already under water.   The Neuse River at Kinston is forecast to crest at record level on Saturday. The Tar River crested late Wednesday night in […]

Nine days after Hurricane Matthews struck North Carolina, the storm continues to wreak havoc on North Carolina with 19 people dead, 3,800 living in shelters and nearly 150,000 people without power. Sections of I-95 are still shutdown, especially in the southbound lane. Sign Up For Our Newsletter!   More flooding is expected in Edgecombe, Pitt, […]

Governor Pat McCrory announced that there are now 18 storm-related deaths in North Carolina following Hurricane Matthew.  With the latest being a man from Goldsboro, who was found dead Tuesday after authorities said his vehicle got caught in floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew. Goldsboro police said officers responded to a vehicle found in a wooded creek area […]

Hurricane Matthew has bought major damage to areas of NC and has claimed 14 lives in the state, including one man who died after a shooting Monday night involving a North Carolina Highway Patrol officer and 2 deputies during the high water situation. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in North Carolina on Monday […]

The recovery from Hurricane Matthew continues. The following schools are delayed or closed for today:

Duke Energy has been working around the clock, however, with numbers so high a long wait is inevitable.