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  1. President Trump to visit Cherry Point as part of Florence tourRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    President Donald Trump is scheduled to get an update on storm-damaged areas of North Carolina on Wednesday at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point. There was no formal itinerary for the presidential visit as of Tuesday morning except that Air Force One was expected to arrive at Cherry Point sometime on Wednesday, according to the White House.

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  2. Pair rescued after trying to drive through floodRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Anyone who ignores those warnings about driving through flooded roads needs only to ask Parker Millar how that works out. "I feel incredibly stupid.

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  3. Gov. Roy Cooper tours New Bern's hurricane devastated communities Updated Sep 17 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun Journal

    Gov. Roy Cooper made a stop in New Bern Monday to tour parts of the city hardest hit by Hurricane Florence. Cooper joined city and county officials as well as N.C. Rep. Michael Speciale as they toured New Bern's Riverside and Woodrow districts before stopping by to greet relief volunteers and members of the National Guard at Temple Baptist Church.

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  4. 'Worse than we expected:' Beach homeowners assess Florence damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun Journal

    As roads to New Bern and Atlantic Beach slowly open up, many people are just beginning to assess the damage to their beach homes after Hurricane Florence barreled through the area this weekend. Michele Nix, who lives in Kinston but has a vacation mobile home on the canal in Atlantic Beach, was one of the lucky ones.

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  5. New Bern officials detail cleanup after Hurricane Florence Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sun Journal

    City of New Bern officials addressed local cleanup, volunteer and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence during a press conference Monday morning. City Manager Mark Stephens said the city had suffered one of the most devastating storms in its 308 year history.

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  6. Stories from residents about their Florence experience Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Sun Journal

    There isn't anyone in the New Bern area that hasn't been affected by Hurricane Florence, either personally or through friends and family. He is a native who has written several books about New Bern and produced a video history of the Embers, said "I have never seen New Bern this devastated and I have been here since Hurricane Hazel.

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  7. Citizens band together to rescue people from rising floodwatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Sun Journal

    But when he opened his front door after hearing several knocks on Thursday at around 9:30 p.m., as Hurricane Florence howled outside, he wasn't prepared for what he saw across the street. “It was the firefighters knocking on the door and they said, 'you guys have got to go,'” Loftin said.

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  8. Amid a week of weather uncertainty, Chamber Music is welcome relief Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Sun Journal

    EDITOR'S NOTE: All events scheduled for this week are dependent on the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. For instance, at press time, Tryon Palace was closed indefinitely.

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  9. Colonial Capital and other help stranded and abandoned animals in Craven CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Sun Journal

    Thirty-five dogs, 17 cats and a hamster have been rescued and found shelter with Colonial Capital Humane Society during the storm, according to board member Lisa Lee who has headed up the efforts, and more animals are coming in. Lee said that she, Tyker Gonzales of Cruelty in Creaven, and a small group of volunteers have been accepting overflow animals from Craven-Pamlico Animal Shelter, have taken in pets brought in by New Bern Animal Control and others, and will be taking 17 dogs from the Carteret County animal shelter which is flooded.

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  10. New Bern officials begin assessing damage from Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Sun Journal

    Though the waters had begun to recede, many areas of New Bern still faced significant flooding Saturday following several days of heavy rain and storm surge from Hurricane Florence. Evidence of the storms destructive path could be seen throughout the city.

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  11. Florence stalls, besieges Carolinas with non-stop rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Sun Journal

    Florence, now a tropical storm, swirled at a near-standstill over the Carolinas on Saturday, dumping non-stop rain over areas already flooded by seawater and swelling rivers and creeks across both states. Some towns have already been soaked by more than 2 feet of drenching rains , and forecasters warned that totals could reach 3 feet, unleashing floods well inland through early next week.

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  12. Massive post-Florence cleanup will have many working parts Updated Sep 14 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Sun Journal

    New Bern has been hit by record flooding, damaged and destroyed structures and fires that have claimed at least one home. Colleen Roberts, the New Bern public information officer, said Friday that with the storm and rescues ongoing, cleanup plans are "very tentative."

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  13. Mother, baby dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the CarolinasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Sun Journal

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - Hurricane Florence rolled ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, killing at least two people and trapping hundreds more in high water as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing cinderblock motel.

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  14. 'I've never seen anything like this before'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Sun Journal

    Craven County residents woke up to a battered, flooded world Friday morning after a punishing night of heavy wind, rain and storm surge flooding from Hurricane Florence. Amanda Parker, a public information officer with Craven County Emergency Services, said that as of 10 a.m. Friday county emergency workers had not yet been able to get out to do damage assessment.

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  15. Power outages, flooding reported across Craven County Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Sun Journal

    By Thursday afternoon, Hurricane Florence was already making itself felt across Craven County in the form of flooded highways and power outages. Electric utilities and cooperatives reported approximately 12,000 outages statewide as of early Thursday afternoon. 1 comment

  16. Hurricane evacuation is no vacation tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Sun Journal

    A week ago, I turned in a one-day vacation request for Friday, Sept. 14, planning to spend a three-day weekend in North Myrtle Beach with my lady, Penny.

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  17. Hurricane Florence's winds, rain to start Thursday Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Sun Journal

    While projections remain less than exact on where Hurricane Florence will make landfall, local city and county officials are warning residents to prepare for a major storm event. For those leaving Craven County, an emergency shelter has been identified for Craven County evacuees at the Sanford Army National Guard Facility, 2214 Nash St..

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  18. Forecasters: Don't let guard down on Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Sun Journal

    As the projected path for Hurricane Florence shifted slightly south on Wednesday, forecasters had one message for residents: Don't let your guard down. Erik Heden, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Newport, said Florence was a large hurricane and that impacts from the storm would be felt well away from the center of the storm, which was projected to make landfall in the Cape Fear area on Friday.

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  19. American Red Cross draws volunteers from all parts of ENC for Florence aid Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Sun Journal

    The American Red Cross, as it does with most all natural disasters, is setting up shelters around North Carolina as Hurricane Florence approaches. Wednesday, work began setting up shelters in Craven County at Havelock High School, Brinson Elementary School, Ben D. Quinn Elementary School and Farm Life Elementary School.

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  20. Hurricane Florence forecaster: 'I wish we had better news'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Sun Journal

    As residents prepared Tuesday for the possible arrival of Hurricane Florence, officials and forecasters stressed one important theme: The storm could be a killer. “People should prepare for life-threatening impacts,” Erik Heden, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Newport, said Tuesday morning.

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