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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — In the year since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Boone-based international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse said it has helped some 351,000 hurricane victims — more than 10 percent of the island’s population.

BOONE — The 2018-19 season of “The Schaefer Center Presents…” performance series, presented by Appalachian State University’s Office of Arts and Cultural Programs, offers students, faculty, staff and the community a diverse array of music, theater and dance events, spanning from October 2018…

Robert Carr Collie, 77, of Creston, N.C., joined his Lord and,…

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials Tuesday in Wilmington, still mostly cut off by high water days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods, and North Carolina's governor pleaded with more than 10,000 evacuees around the state …

The sun is finally shining over parts of the Carolinas, but the clearing skies are only revealing the extent of Florence's wrath . Though the hurricane packed 90 mph (145 kph) winds as it came ashore, the amount of water Florence pushed ashore and dropped inland has swamped vast areas still …