Copper Orville Wright bust stolen and granite mounting base damaged at Wright Brothers National Memorial

The copper reproduction bust of Orville Wright, located at the foot of the Wright Brothers Monument, was stolen, and the heavy granite base that the bust was mounted to was toppled over and damaged last evening or early this morning. National Park Service Rangers and local law enforcement officials are investigating this crime. If you […]

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Governor Cooper requests Small Business Administration disaster declaration

Request is first step in establishing a state relief program for Dorian’s victims Governor Roy Cooper sent a letter  Friday to the U.S. Small Business Administration requesting that the SBA grant a disaster declaration for North Carolina counties that were affected by Hurricane Dorian. This request is the first step in establishing a state relief program after FEMA denied North […]

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Ocracoke & Hatteras locals pull together to continue health care delivery post-flood

Editor’s note: Our colleague, Rose Hoban, founder and editor of North Carolina Health News, is keeping tabs on the island’s health and recovery from Hurricane Dorian. After floodwaters inundated Ocracoke, neighbors and local responders pulled together to get health care services back up and functioning on the island. By Rose Hoban When Hurricane Dorian’s winds […]

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