• The Latest: Flash-flood emergency in NC county

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence : 3:30 p.m. The National Weather Service has declared a flash-flood emergency for part of the county that is home to North Carolina's biggest city. The emergency was put into effect Sunday afternoon for central and southeastern Mecklenburg County. The weather service says streams and creeks are running very high in south Charlotte, Matthews and nearby areas. The weather service warns some bodies of water have risen to record stages and impacts may be "unprecedented."
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  • The Latest: 90 rescued from waters in North Carolina county

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW BERN, N.C. - The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence : 11:45 a.m. North Carolina's transportation secretary says one of his top priorities is to find a way to get into Wilmington after damage from Florence closed major roads into the city. Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon told The Associated Press on Sunday that U.S. 74 into Wilmington is impassable and Interstate 40 into the city also is closed.
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