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Local youths will converge on the Maxwell Center Sept. 30 for the Max out the Max event. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Several members of the youth group at the First Pentecostal Holiness Church didn’t think twice about the long hours of hard work, the heat or the stench of devastation when they volunteered to go to New Bern two days this past week to help victims of Hurricane Florence.

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Tammie Hedges, founder of Crazy’s Claws N Paws animal rescue, was arrested Friday and charged with several counts of illegally practicing veterinary medicine, after Wayne County animal control officers confiscated 27 dogs and cats from a temporary shelter run by the rescue during Florence.

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A northbound lane on Interstate 795 in Goldsboro is closed, according to the N.C. Department of Transportation. Many roads closed since Florence have opened or are clear, the NCDOT reports. The remaining list is of updated roads closed or impassable. The “End time” is the day and time the NC…

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Rainee Coakley and Elizabeth Bailey grin as they pass out various of non-perishable items under the shade of a tree on the corner of Simmons and Herman Street.

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Extension Service field crop agent Daryl Anderson looks across a battered tobacco field that just over a week ago held promise of a good yield.

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The passing of Florence may have dampened the ground at the Wayne Regional Agricultural fairgrounds, but it hasn’t put a damper on the fair’s schedule at all.

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Wayne County Public Schools will remain closed to students through Tuesday as floodwaters continue to recede.

Downtown Goldsboro business owners, investors and volunteers will be recognized during the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp.’s annual banquet.

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was in Goldsboro Wednesday morning to help launch a victim assistance center at the W.A. Foster Center.

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park rangers will celebrate Halloween with their annual Trunk or Treat event. It will take place Oct. 26 from 7 to 10 p.m. in the swim lake parking lot.

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Keairra McClary’s son, Eric McLean Jr., giggles as he tries to feed Ashlee Falconer a piece of his chicken sandwich. His mother watches from afar, smiling. McClary and her family, who live in Alpha Arms Apartments, lost almost all of their food from a power outage during Hurricane Florence. …

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A flood warning issued Monday night remains in effect for Wayne County until 8 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service in Raleigh.

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Wayne County animal control officers confiscated 27 dogs and cats from a temporary emergency shelter Monday that was being run by volunteers with Crazys Claws N Paws rescue.

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Goldsboro as a whole may have avoided major damage during Florence, but a drive through the city's neighborhoods is enough to show that city residents were not untouched by the storm.

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West Haven Apartments residents who experienced flooding during Hurricane Matthew in 2016 are thankful they were spared in the aftermath of Florence this week.

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The American Red Cross is opening a Volunteer Intake Center at 9 a.m. today for residents of Wayne, Lenoir and Greene counties who are safe and interested in volunteering to help in the aftermath of Florence.

Wayne County Public Schools will remain closed to students and staff through Friday due to flooding, road closures and food loss in school cafeterias.

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A flood warning issued last night remains in effect for Wayne County until 8 p.m. today.

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PIKEVILLE — Dean Self and Vicki Scott and their four small dogs escaped unharmed early Monday morning when a probable tornado flipped the front porch onto the back of the house, but left the contents of the house undisturbed.

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When Marsha’ll Betts heard that Florence could be hitting Hyde County, her main concern was getting her mother, Barbara Wiggins, to a safe place to wait out the storm.

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Here is the view on US 117 where it crosses the Neuse River. The road remains open for travelers, and the NC Department of Transportation has not announced plans to close it.

The curfew imposed by Wayne County and the city of Goldsboro Friday has been lifted.

Power was restored in Fremont and Pikeville Sunday night but some residents felt left in the dark during the process.

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While there were some breaks Sunday from the incessant heavy rain trailing in the wake of Tropical Depression Florence, Wayne County remains under a flood warning until further notice.

Hurricane Florence has left a record-breaking number of 1.2 million power outages in North Carolina in its wake.

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Hurricane Florence powered through Wayne County most of Friday and into Saturday, leaving massive amounts of flooding and power outages in its wake.

Despite the torrential rain and two foot of rushing water flooding his gym from Hurricane Florence, Mike Garrett remained optimistic about his situation as he disinfected his equipment.

Over the past week as Hurricane Florence churned its way across the Atlantic, its 130 to 140 mph winds were what grabbed people’s attention.

The following churches have canceled services for Sunday, based on information obtained from phone calls, social media or their website: