Sunday, October 23, 2016

GUC: Lessons from Floyd make for easier work after Matthew

October 23, 2016

Greenville Utilities hasn't stopped since Hurricane Matthew swept through North Carolina, its CEO said.

The emergency operations plan GUC employees developed in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd's flooding 17 years ago protected staff and property and kept services going absent some electrical…

Community brings silver lining to flood victims

October 23, 2016

Dawanda Everett said Saturday was the first time she recognized her neighborhood since Hurricane Matthew hit Greenville two weeks ago.

“For a week or so, this was all part of the Tar River,” Everett said as she pointed to residences along Mumford Road. “I would watch the news and…

Fish out of water: Nature center adopts pickerel stranded after hurricane

October 23, 2016

This fish story is not about the one that got away. It's about the one that couldn't get away.

A chain pickerel, trapped after floodwaters from Hurricane Matthew began to recede, was fished out of a drainage ditch Thursday at Greenville's River Park North.

‚ÄúThere was very little water left in it…

Storm stories: For some, Matthew disrupted routines

October 23, 2016

Pitt County residents last week talked about how Hurricane Matthew interrupted their lives and affected the people around them.

Alicia Hobbs, 18, a Goldsboro native who is currently attending Pitt Community College and lives at the Bellamy student apartments on Bellamy Drive 

Alicia Hobbs was…

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