An alley in downtown Fair Bluff is littered with debris more than six months after Hurricane Matthew sent the Lumber River out of its banks and three feet deep into the businesses that lined Main Street last October. Most businesses are still closed. The town's future is uncertain.
An alley in downtown Fair Bluff is littered with debris more than six months after Hurricane Matthew sent the Lumber River out of its banks and three feet deep into the businesses that lined Main Street last October. Most businesses are still closed. The town's future is uncertain. Martha Quillin mquillin@newsobserver.com
An alley in downtown Fair Bluff is littered with debris more than six months after Hurricane Matthew sent the Lumber River out of its banks and three feet deep into the businesses that lined Main Street last October. Most businesses are still closed. The town's future is uncertain. Martha Quillin mquillin@newsobserver.com

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