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When nature shuts down the schools, learning is still everyone’s job

Nicholas Harvey was named assistant superintendent of Lenoir County Public Schools five months before Hurricane Matthew barreled past the North...

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When disaster strikes, school officials learn lessons the hard way

Educator preparation programs don’t teach courses on disaster shelter management. So in eastern counties where hurricanes bring flooding, school officials...

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For some students, a storm’s harm isn’t visible. Here’s how students at one school help each other recover.

When Hurricane Florence hit last year, less than a month had passed since students around Duplin County went back-to-school shopping,...

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A year after Florence, schools and students work hard at being a ‘hub of humanity’

A year has passed since Hurricane Florence wrecked communities, flooded homes and businesses, and interrupted thousands of lives in North...

 

How the state budget impasse hurts community colleges hit by Florence

Editor’s Note: In late September, Gov. Roy Cooper signed a bill that gives $6.4 million in funding to offset FTE...

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For Robeson County, Hurricane Florence is the story of two storms

Lisa Troy is searching a file cabinet for the pictures her elementary students at W.H. Knuckles drew last year. They...

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J.T. Barber Elementary welcomes Gov. Cooper as impact from Florence lingers

Situated at the convergence of the Trent and Neuse Rivers, New Bern was particularly vulnerable to storm surge and prolonged...

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Groups looking for a ‘Just Florence Recovery’

Courtney Patterson has been working overtime, alongside grassroots community organizers and leaders. Hurricane Florence made landfall more than three months...

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Life after Hurricane Florence in the eyes of James Sprunt student Jacob Cavenaugh

Standing in faith and being filled with hope is what is getting Jacob Cavenaugh, a network technology student at James...

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Schools and children at the heart of Florence recovery

Jamie Troche remembers how grateful she felt to find only minor damage to her home when she returned after evacuating...

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Looking for help after the storm

The swarming and swirling rains and winds of Hurricane Florence have long-since subsided. Now, survivors are left in a dizzying...

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A long road to recovery in post-Florence North Carolina

Three months have passed since Hurricane Florence made landfall in the southeastern part of North Carolina. The waters have subsided...