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Unbridled hurricane Dorian swipes Outer Banks of North Carolina

09 September, 2019 2:27 am 2:27 am

KITTY HAWK, North Carolina (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, striking the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble. The storm made landfall at Cape Hatteras at about 9am (1300 GMT) with maximum sustained … Read More


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North Carolina orders new US House election after ‘tainted’ vot...

02 February, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

CAROLINA (Reuters) – North Carolina’s elections board on Thursday ordered a new election for a US House seat after officials said corruption surrounding absentee ballots tainted the results of a 2018 vote that has embarrassed the Republican Party. The bipartisan board’s 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris, confronted by days of evidence that … Read More


North Carolina governor declares emergency over impending snowstorm

12 December, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

RALEIGH (Reuters) – The governor of North Carolina declared a state of emergency as a major winter storm already drenching the southern plains states was expected to slam the southeast with snow and sleet this weekend. Winter Storm Diego could bring a foot of snow to mountain areas of the Carolinas, along with sleet and … Read More


North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) – Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours , cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. The death toll rose to at least 16. Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical … Read More


Florence plows inland, leaving five dead, states flooded

09 September, 2018 8:32 am 8:32 am

WILMINGTON, N.C. (Reuters) – Florence plowed into the Carolinas and lumbered slowly inland , knocking down trees, gorging rivers, dumping sheets of rain and leaving five people dead before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc. Though Florence’s shrieking winds diminished from hurricane force as it came ashore, forecasters said … Read More


Medvedev beats Johnson for Winston-Salem title

08 August, 2018 9:43 am 9:43 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Russia’s Daniil Medvedev turned back American Steve Johnson 6-4 6-4 at the Winston-Salem Open to win his second career title in a tune-up for next week’s US Open. The tall 22-year-old won all 12 sets he played in North Carolina and was not broken in the semi-finals or final. The victory … Read More