Pig Farming Could Cover North Carolina in Feces

Hurricane Florence: Hundreds in New Bern awaiting rescue from 'catastrophic' storm surge

Hurricane Florence: Hundreds in New Bern awaiting rescue from 'catastrophic' storm surge

Wilmington, North Carolina police said the mother and her infant were killed after a tree fell on their house.

Rescue team member Sgt. Nick Muhar, from the North Carolina National Guard 1/120th battalion, evacuates a young child as the rising floodwaters from Hurricane Florence threatens his home in New Bern, N.C., on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.

There have been two fatalities in Kinston as a result of Florence, according to Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail. "The father was transported to (New Hanover Regional Medical Center) with injuries".

A woman in Hampstead, in Pender County, died of an apparent heart attack after emergency crews could not clear debris to get to her.

A North Carolina city says about 70 people have been rescued from a hotel whose structural integrity is being threatened by Hurricane Florence.

In New Bern, population 29,000, flooding on the Neuse River trapped people, and Mayor Dana Outlaw told The Charlotte Observer that about 200 had been rescued by 5 a.m. Residents reached out for help through the night by phone and social media.

Hungary’s Orban vows to defy European Union pressure ahead of unprecedented vote
Liberal MEP Radu Ungureanu, as well as Hungarian minority MEPs Iuliu Winkler and Csaba Sogor, also voted against the measure. Among other consequences, the country could be stripped of its vote in the European Council.

With more than 10 million people on the East Coast in its potential path, Florence has the potential to produce catastrophic inland flooding that could swamp homes, businesses and farm fields.

A severe inland flood threat is emerging as remnants of Florence pound the Carolinas with almost nonstop rain for a second day since the once major hurricane howled ashore.

Florence now huge, slow-moving tropical storm.

Both rivers overflowed their banks, flooding homes, stores and streets and trapping many people in their houses. Tropical storm force winds were being felt 195 miles from the center of Florence.

According to poweroutage.us, more than 500,000 customers in North Carolina and 50,000 in SC were without power on Friday morning, though the Weather Channel estimates up to 3 million customers could lose power in the Carolinas due to Florence.

Several roads in Lexington County were closed because of downed trees and utility lines, the county reported.

Meghan Markle May Have Just Performed the Ultimate Royal Duty
Female roles-apart from The Queen-in the Royal Family are rather traditional, so I imagine she's rather confused how to play her new position. "It was very wearing on her".

Marson said they'd lost power and the winds were howling outside, but they had enough food and water to last them for days. "And we had no belief it would be as significant an event as it was, ” he said. “This is a 500- or 1,000-year event. ”Eudy´s family has lived in New Bern since the 1850s, he said".

The National Weather Center predicts another 20 to 25 inches of rain for the areas surrounding the Carolinas' border, with 30 to 40 inches in some places. Florence had been a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale with 120-mph winds as of Thursday, but dropped to a Category 1 hurricane before coming ashore.

More than 12,000 were in shelters in North Carolina.

"It went from zero to 100 real quick", he said.

By Saturday morning, top sustained winds had weakened to 50 mph (80 kph) as it moved farther inland at 5 mph (7 kph) about 35 miles (55 kilometers) west of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

More than 615,849 customers have lost power as of 2 pm Friday, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Apple unveils three new iPhones including its biggest smartphone ever!
The cameras are Dual OIS. "Today, we're going to take iPhone X to the next level", CEO Tim Cook said during the unveiling. Apple has already revealed two new versions of the iPhone this evening - but it went further with a third handset.

Recommended News

  • Larger iPhones revealed: Dual SIM XS, XS Max in new gold, 512GB

    Larger iPhones revealed: Dual SIM XS, XS Max in new gold, 512GB

    For imaging, the iPhone XR uses a single 12 MP standard shooter which has 1.4 um pixels and a f/1.8 aperture 6-element lens. But when desi users found out that Apple has finally imbibed the dual SIM feature, it led to another round of jokes.
    Nicki Minaj Airs Out Cardi B After Fashion Week Fight

    Nicki Minaj Airs Out Cardi B After Fashion Week Fight

    The statement said that Nicki never made any comments about Cardi's daughter Kulture or Cardi's parenting. Let me tell you something, a woman can not give your man p*ssy if he doesn't stick his d*ck in there.
    The new, enormous, expensive iPhone is confirmed and has a name

    The new, enormous, expensive iPhone is confirmed and has a name

    As a matter of cost cutting, the iPhone 9 will not be equipped with the OLED screen iPhone X got us used to, but with an LCD one. However, besides those two wonderful phones, Apple kept its focus on a budget device, and we are happy to hear about it.
  • Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea

    Here’s why Mike Pence should be ‘sweating’ over Paul Manafort’s guilty plea

    The discovery of his witness contacts led to a superseding indictment in June and Manafort's jailing ahead of his trial. Manafort is now only facing charges of conspiracy against the United States and conspiracy to obstruct justice.
    Google to shut Inbox by Gmail’ app by end of March 2019

    Google to shut Inbox by Gmail’ app by end of March 2019

    It's also unclear if users who have already installed it before its removal from the Web Store will be able to use it. Google confirmed that those features will come to Gmail soon, but didn't confirm the timeline for it.
    China's Xi, Putin hit out at protectionism

    China's Xi, Putin hit out at protectionism

    Investors in the new entity include Russia's sovereign wealth fund, which is acquiring a 13% stake in the JV. Abe has proposed making the islands a joint economic zone, which could lead to a settlement.
  • 'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

    'Monster' storm: Hurricane Florence is a rare threat in an unusual location

    Because the storm was so strong earlier in the week, it built up a wall of water which will push inland as the storm surge . South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Monday ordered the mandatory evacuation of one million coastal residents.
    Gascoigne 'offered to play' against Switzerland - Southgate

    Gascoigne 'offered to play' against Switzerland - Southgate

    Kane will be back in action from the start when Spurs take on Liverpool at Wembley in the Premier League on Saturday. He can be selected for United's opening UEFA Champions League game of the season, against Swiss side Young Boys.
    Doubling of China trade tariffs 'ready to go'

    Doubling of China trade tariffs 'ready to go'

    Shares of Apple closed down 0.8 percent in regular Nasdaq trade on Friday, and slipped another 1 percent in extended trading. President Donald Trump uses the tariffs to combat what he calls unfair trade practices by China and other countries.
  • Emery On Ozil:

    Emery On Ozil: "He Can Improve. He Can Do More"

    Arsenal take on Ukrainian side FC Vorskla next Thursday to kick off their European campaign. Things like that can happen in every game, and that's why football is so hard .
    US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic wraps up third US Open title

    US Open 2018: Novak Djokovic wraps up third US Open title

    But when Djokovic faced three break points in the following game, an epic that required 22 points to settle, he saved them all. Open women's doubles final, beating Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic 3-6, 7-6, 7-6 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
    Nintendo Switch Online Subscribers Can Get Some NES Controller Joy-Con

    Nintendo Switch Online Subscribers Can Get Some NES Controller Joy-Con

    For individual memberships, one, three and 12-month subscriptions will cost $3.99, $7.99 and $19.99, respectively. The service will include a number of obvious features and bonuses for Nintendo online.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.