First above-normal Atlantic hurricane season since 2012 produced five landfalling U.S. storms
“The strength of Hurricane Matthew, as well as the increased number of U.S. landfalling storms this season, were linked to large areas of exceptionally weak vertical wind shear that resulted from a persistent ridge of high pressure in the middle and ...
NC legislature's Hurricane Matthew relief session set for Dec. 13
13 as the date for a special session of the legislature to authorize funding and other disaster relief measures for parts of the state damaged by Hurricane Matthew. McCrory announced the anticipated session in Kinston at the fifth and final regional ...
Gov. McCrory Holds Final Hurricane Recovery Public Forum
KINSTON, N.C. -- Gov. Pat McCrory is calling a special session on Dec. 13 with North Carolina's lawmakers. That's when they'll discuss the issues raised by communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew. He made that announcement at a hurricane recovery ...
PGA Tour exec lauds Harbour Town's recovery after Hurricane Matthew
Just eight weeks after Hurricane Matthew, the PGA Tour's competition chief suggested Friday that the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing already may have cleared its biggest hurdles ahead of the tournament's 49th edition. With a full slate of corporate ...
In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, the Florida Supreme Court Announces Major Victory for Policyholders in Sebo
As individuals and businesses continue to recover from a devastating hurricane season – including Hurricane Matthew – the Florida Supreme Court today provided policyholders with reason to be optimistic. Under the Florida Supreme Court's decision ...
SC inmates trade jail time for helping Hurricane Matthew victims
CONWAY, SC (WBTW) -Non-violent criminals in Horry County are trading time behind bars for time helping Hurricane Matthew victims rebuild. The program is called Pretrial Intervention, or PTI. It's for non-violent offenders, or people who commit crimes ...
Hurricane Matthew recovery could take 2 years or more for Hilton Head
Cleanup and repair from Hurricane Matthew likely will take two or more years, Hilton Head Island's town manager said during a Town Council workshop retreat Thursday. “We don't quite understand yet how to comprehend it all,” said Steve Riley, town ...
The end of hurricanes season 2016
Considering it takes 36hrs to evacuate most coastal places in the US, systems like Matthew are always devastating when they hit populated areas -- especially in developing nations with less infrastructure to support evacuees. Hurricane Matthew killed ...
Four Hilton Head businesses cited for removing healthy trees after Matthew
Thousands of trees were cleared after Hurricane Matthew stormed across Hilton Head Island. But as the town temporarily lifted permit requirements to allow residents to clear trees damaged by the storm, officials believe some companies may have taken ...
Hurricane Matthew Recovery: Kinston Bojangles' demolition
KINSTON, Lenoir County - Nearly two months since Hurricane Matthew hit, some businesses in Lenoir County have no other option but to rebuild. Demolition on Bojangles off of Hwy 70 in Kinston began on Monday. The New Bern-based company Coastal ...