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Hot dog fundraiser aids fellow court clerks hit by Florence

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When Henderson County Clerk of Superior Court Kim Gasperson Justice heard about the troubles for a fellow clerk and his staff in Eastern North Carolina, she decided to hold one of the office's specialties — a hot dog lunch.   Read Story »

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City praises two-man crew for Hurricane Florence work

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In the wake of Hurricane Florence, the city of New Bern found that it suffered more than $100 million in damage with close to 5,000 homes and businesses being affected.   Read Story »

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Thieves steal hurricane relief supplies

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“Dadgum thieving rascals” broke into a trailer storing hurricane relief supplies and stole a pressure washer, tools, food, diapers and other donated items overnight Tuesday, officials said.   Read Story »

Tags: charities | hurricanes | Hurricane Florence | Hurricane Michael 2018

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FLORENCE RELIEF EFFORT OPEN UNTIL 5:50 P.M. WEDNESDAY

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A local group is collecting paper goods, diapers, soap, cleaning supplies, canned food, toiletries and other items for victims of Hurricane Florence in Eastern North Carolina. The collection site at old Food Lion parking lot across from the new Publix is open until 5:30 p.m. today.   Read Story »

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Relief supply drive for Florence victims

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A local group is collecting paper goods, diapers, soap, cleaning supplies, canned food, toiletries and other items for victims of Hurricane Florence in Eastern North Carolina. The drive will start Thursday morning when volunteers staff a collection site at the old Food Lion parking lot.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | floods | Hurricane Florence

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FLORENCE MONDAY: DMV office closed because of Florence

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N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles offices in most of the state will be closed on Monday due to Hurricane Florence including the Hendersonville office on Baystone Drive.   Read Story »

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FLORENCE: NWS issues flash flood warning

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The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning shortly afternoon today lasting until 5:15 p.m. and warned of dangerous flooding in the Bat Cave and Chimney Rock area, Saluda and Tryon and along the Blue Ridge Parkway.   Read Story »

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State confirms six deaths from Florence

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The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed additional deaths related to Hurricane Florence.   Read Story »

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Emergency team: Prepare, be cautious, help neighbors

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Henderson County’s emergency management team had three major messages as agencies prepared for up to 15 inches of rain this weekend when the Florence reaches the mountains as a tropical cyclone:   Read Story »

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FLORENCE UPDATE: Sandburg home closing at 4 p.m.

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FLAT ROCK — Due to Hurricane Florence, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will be closed to the public beginning at 4 p.m. Friday. Entrance gates will be locked at that time. Park managers will monitor conditions and the park will re-open when it is safe to do so.   Read Story »

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County declares emergency, will live-stream Florence briefing

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Henderson County declared a state of emergency starting at 6 p.m. Thursday as first responders and other agencies make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Florence this weekend.   Read Story »

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FLORENCE UPDATE: 6-10 inches of rain this weekend

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Hurricane Florence could bring 6-10 inches of rain to the Hendersonville area when it moves into the mountains late Saturday night, the National Weather Service says.   Read Story »

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Florence would not reach us for a week

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While Florence heads toward the North Carolina coast with category 4 fury, the N.C. mountains is a week away from feeling any impact and may escape wind and rain altogether.   Read Story »

Tags: hurricanes | 2017-18 weather | Hurricane Florence