MOORE COUNTY, N.C. The threat of Hurricane Matthew didn’t end when the storm spun back into the Atlantic Ocean, with residents around the state dealing with flooding and state officials keeping an eye on structures like Woodlake Dam.Residents near the dam were finally allowed to return to their homes Sunday after being evacuated from the area for more than a week. Officials from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality, including the division’s secretary Donald van der Vaart, joined safety teams last week at Woodlake Dam in checking the stability of the structure.More than 100 homes had been evacuated, and flood damage to the area is still under assessment. In all, it’s expected than more than $1.5 billion in damage was caused by the storm throughout the state.
JERUSALEM/NEW YORK – A teenager with dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship was arrested in Israel on Thursday on suspicion of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centers in the Australia, New Zealand and the […]
In 2016, we said goodbye to some of those who helped shaped North Carolina. From captains of industry, to statesman and athletes, the Old North State has a rich history of leaders and icons.Arnold Palmer, […]
RALEIGH At a press conference on Tuesday executive director of the North Carolina Republican Party Dallas Woodhouse addressed the yet undecided statewide races as the campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory falls further behind in […]