Stranded in a squalid tower with flooded floors and no help
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A public housing building flooded from the top down. Four days after Hurricane Florence poured into the downtown tower, Debbie Williams was still stepping through the stained water that pooled around her bed.
Adaptation? Not much to slow Florence flooding
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The severity of Hurricane Florence's destruction caught some residents here by surprise, and they said local officials are overwhelmed, too.
As Florence lingers, Waffle House lights up a dark city
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Nearly every building here sat dark this weekend, but the griddles were sizzling.
'It keeps getting worse.' Floods spark more evacuations
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — Storm survivors emerged yesterday from their shelters eager to get their lives back to normal. No such luck.
Coal ash breach comes as rain pounds Carolinas
Electric companies continued to restore power across the Carolinas yesterday as remnants of Hurricane Florence dumped more rain in the area. The storm's diminished winds likely spared much of the power grid, but heavy rains are behind a collapse at a Duke Energy coal ash disposal site.