In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, some local leaders wanted to help those affected in the Bahamas. On September 9, a group of local leaders gathered in Raleigh to discuss how they could support the people on the island of Grand Bahamas, many of whom have lost loved ones and nearly everything they own to […]

  Raleigh Helping Hand Mission is launching a relief supply drive to help victims recover from hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The director, Sylvia Wiggins said they hope to collect enough supplies to fill five five-thousand backpacks with personal hygiene products.  Right now, the organization currently had 800 backpacks, but are asking for support from churches, business’s and […]

Hundreds of victims of Hurricane Dorian were anxious to leave the storm-ravaged Bahamas via ferry en route to the United States. Many of them did not make it. About 100 people attempting to travel to the United States were told that they would not be allowed to enter the United States without a visa. The […]

The city Rocky Mount is currently experiencing impacts from Hurricane Dorian. As of today, Sept. 5, 2019 at 10 a.m., the city is under a tropical storm warning and a flash flood watch. There is also a tornado watch issued for Edgecombe and Nash counties until 7 p.m. this evening. As a result of these […]

In advance of Hurricane Dorian, a mandatory evacuation order was issued by Governor Roy Cooper for residents and visitors of Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Wrightsville Beach and Figure Eight Island. There are shelters available at the old Sears in North Gate Mall in Durham, NC. About twenty people have sought refuge inside the building so […]

In anticipation of Hurricane Dorian’s arrival, some area schools have started to announce closings. Anderson Creek Academy Charter (Harnett) – Closed Thursday. Another Beautiful Beginnings CCC (Durham) – Closed Thursday. Bal Perazim Academy (Cumberland) – Closed Thursday & Friday. Bal Perazim Child Care Center (Cumberland) – Closed Thursday & Friday. Bal Perazim Christian Center (Cumberland) – Closed Thursday & Friday. Barton College (Wilson) – Closed Thursday. Cardinal Gibbons High School (Wake) – Closed Thursday. Chapel Hill-Carrboro […]

According to Meteorologist Don Schwenneker at ABC11, “Raleigh is now out of the cone of uncertainty, but still as this cone is tightened, the Outer Banks within what could be the fourth landfall for this storm system.” Dorian is currently a strong category 2 storm. It’s currently moving at 2 miles per hour. “Raleigh is […]

Dorian has weakened to a Category 3 hurricane. Today, voluntary evacuation orders take place for parts of the North Carolina coast. Governor Roy Cooper will update the states response plans at a 4pm news conference this afternoon. Are you prepared? Suggested items for Hurricane Kit. •Water – at least 1 gallon daily per person for […]