RAW VIDEO: Build-A-Bear promotion brings large crowds to Crabtree
Hundreds showed up to take advantage of a "pay your own age" offer by Build-A-Bear Workshop at Crabtree Valley Mall in Raleigh. The line was eventually closed to additional customers and those showing up were offered $15 gift certificates.
Over 600 roads remain closed in NC, with waters continuing to rise across the eastern part of the state. NCDOT has been flying over many flooded areas capturing the devastating effect of Hurricane Florence.
A Crusoe Island couple, Westly Dorsch and Chasity Hewett, helped a Coast Guard crew navigate flooded streets on Wednesday, Sept. 20, to rescue their neighbors' pets stuck in homes flooded by the Waccamaw River after Hurricane Florence.
So far 3.4 million chickens and turkeys, and 5,500 hogs are dead in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence wind and floods. The numbers are expected to increase this week. The livestock death toll doubles that of Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
President Donald Trump pledged to help the people affected by Hurricane Florence during a briefing with local and federal officials. The president arrived in North Carolina to survey damage wrought by the powerful storm.