Tag Archives: Florence

  • Hurricane Florence: A Year Later

    This video shot Sept. 27, 2018, by Onslow County Government shows the coastal county just weeks after Hurricane Florence struck last year. This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Category 1 storm’s arrival in Eastern North Carolina, where it lingered for three days and bringing in rainfall up to 42 inches. The storm damaged more than 11,000 homes and businesses in Onslow County, costing residents more than $515 million and leaving behind more than 800,000 cubic feet of debris, according to the county.

  • NC Disaster Relief Fund Raises Nearly $6M

    The North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund raised $5.9 million since Hurricane Florence struck in September 2018, helping thousands of families with housing, repairs and other needs in the past year, the governor’s office announced Thursday.