Tag Archives: Hurricane Florence

North Topsail Beach faces a tax increase in continued hurricane relief

NTB faces a tax rate increase to $.41 from $.34 cents as a result of the devastation lingering from Hurricane Florence. The proposed budget inside and copies available at NTB Town Hall.

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Man arrested on allegations of fraudulent business practice for incomplete hurricane repairs

On May 8, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a citizen reporting that he had hired Matthew Dean Williams to do repair work on his residence after Hurricane Florence, but the work never was done. The General Crimes Unit of the Sheriff’s Office investigated the incident and determined that Williams had committed the same acts on previous

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Selma man arrested in Onslow for hurricane repair fraud in Sneads Ferry

A man has been arrested for defrauding a homeowner for hurricane-related repairs that were not performed. On January 18, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office uniformed patrol deputies responded to a residence on Capps Street in Sneads Ferry for a report that a man hired to do work after Hurricane Florence never completed any of the repairs. The victim gave the

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Update on Hurricane Florence – Important Info and Phone Numbers from Sen. Thom Tillis this week.

Friends and Neighbors, Parts of North Carolina are seeing an unprecedented amount of rainfall that is causing extremely dangerous situations. Please continue to listen to emergency officials and take the necessary steps to keep you and your family safe. North Carolina has already been granted a Major Disaster Declaration and Public Health Emergency Declaration to streamline recovery and rescue efforts,

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PA Independent Contract Company workers caught, “Stealing in the Storm” during Hurricane Florence!

Release date: 09/17/18 NEWS RELEASE HOLLY RIDGE POLICE DEPARTMENT, HOLLY RIDGE NC. On Sunday, 09/16/2018, Officers were dispatched to the Speedway at 400 US Highway 17 N in reference to subjects at the front door to the business with chainsaws. Upon the officers arrival, the audible alarm was going off and 3 subjects were out front of the store and

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