Displaying items by tag: Hurricane Florence

RALEIGH — North Carolinians who have home repair needs due to damage from Hurricane Florence in September 2018 may be eligible for financial assistance from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Economic Opportunity.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency is seeking additional public comment on proposed amendments to three action plans for spending U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery and Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation funds in areas of the state impacted by hurricanes Matthew and Florence.

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HAMLET — Mother of seven Monica Jacobs, of Pembroke, graduated from the Associate Degree in Nursing program at Richmond Community College in 2019. Currently, she is employed with Scotland Memorial Hospital as a labor and delivery nurse.

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RALEIGH — The House Appropriations Committee has passed a more than $250-million hurricane relief bill that places a greater emphasis on resilience and disaster mitigation.

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HAMLET — Recovery and discovery was the theme of Dr. Dale McInnis’ State of the College report during Richmond Community College’s annual Convocation on Wednesday.

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RALEIGH — Six agencies doing significant work to help people recovering from Hurricane Florence will receive grants totaling $2 million to further fund their relief efforts. North Carolina Emergency Management, a division of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, is awarding the grants using funds provided by the General Assembly in the Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Act.

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RALEIGH — Jones County residents are still feeling the effects of recent hurricanes. At least one of the county’s three towns remains flooded, and two of its six schools were condemned.

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ROCKINGHAM — In the past two major hurricanes, Falling Creek has overflowed its banks onto the water plant site on Rockingham Road and city leaders are trying to prevent it from happening again.

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LAURINBURG — The most visible and recognizable structure on the St. Andrews campus is the Katherine MacKay Belk Bell Tower that is next to the causewalk, half way between the residential and academic sides of Lake Ansley C. Moore. Last September during Hurricane Florence, the tower was severely damaged and now poses a significant safety risk.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina may soon see $168 million in Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery, after more than a year-long delay.

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