As the center of Tropical Storm Florence moved slowly into South Carolina overnight, the storm’s outer bands of rain pummeled the Triangle, causing creeks to rise and bringing down trees and limbs that blocked roads and dragged down power lines.
Curious NC answers several reader questions about trees related to the pending Hurricane Florence including which trees will survive, which are likely to fall and what to do with trees after they fall.
The National Weather Service issued a tropical storm warning for Wake, Johnston, Chatham and Nash counties shortly before 5 p.m. Thursday, as Hurricane Florence continues to come ashore along the southeastern coast.
When will we start to feel Hurricane Florence in Raleigh and the rest of the Triangle? WTVD meteorologists Chris Hohmann and Don Schwenneker talk timeframe, wind gusts, potential rainfall totals and flash flooding dangers.
School districts in the Triangle area of North Carolina are monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence but likely won’t make a decision about closings until closer to the storm’s arrival. Some parents and students want an early answer.
Fewer North Carolina public school students passed state exams this year, with the decline increasing over time for students in third grade despite a state push to get young children reading at grade level.
Photos taken on the property of a Clayton home near Flowers Plantation in Johnston County, North Carolina appear to show a piebald deer with a collar on its neck. NC wildlife officials think it might be a pet.
The Flowers Plantation community near Clayton in Johnston County was hit with a water outage on Labor Day, after two water mains broke, according to Aqua NC. Once service is restored, customers are advised to boil water set until Sept. 7.
A former Johnston County magistrate, who was accused of providing tips to people who had warrants out for their arrest and searching a government data system 71 times for a man with whom she had a personal issue, pleaded guilty Monday.
Built in 1925, and abandoned in the 1990's, Holton Wilkerson and his group CommunitySmith plan to convert the building that once housed the police, fire department and the jail into 16 one-bedroom units.