I joined Spectrum News North Carolina from New Bern to talk about the ongoing response to Florence here and long recovery ahead.
Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Emergency, transportation, and health officials also provide update
Raleigh, N.C. – Members of the North Carolina General Assembly received a legislative briefing on widespread flooding after Hurricane Florence from state Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and officials from the state Emergency Management Division, Department of Transportation, and Department of Health and Human Services on Monday at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading “N.C. Agriculture Commissioner Troxler Briefs Lawmakers on Florence Flooding”
Flash flood warnings have reached the Charlotte region and I spoke to Spectrum News North Carolina about the developing impact of Florence and the importance of staying safe as the storm continues to move west across our state.
Posted by NC Speaker Tim Moore on Sunday, September 16, 2018
Continued flooding limiting road access to New Hanover County
Hundreds of roads closed as flood levels fluctuate, ferry from Morehead City may be alternate route to reach Wilmington
Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers held a fifth phone briefing regarding now-Tropical Depression Florence on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. with Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Trogdon, State Health Director Dr. Elizabeth Tilson and representatives of the Emergency Management Division.
Continue reading “Flooding May Force Officials to Supply Wilmington With Ferries, N.C. Lawmakers Hear in Sunday Florence Briefing”
Out of state travel on I-95 being detoured completely around North Carolina
Officials urge people to stay off the roads, not return to most evacuated regions
Raleigh, N.C. – State lawmakers held another conference call briefing on Tropical Storm Florence with Governor Roy Cooper and officials from North Carolina’s Emergency Management Division, Department of Transportation, and Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Continue reading “Florence Briefing for N.C. Lawmakers Saturday Focused on Flash Floods, Travel Hazards and Traffic Detours”
Transportation Secretary Trogdon says flooding expected to stretch from the coast to Mecklenburg and surrounding counties
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders received a briefing on Hurricane Florence’s landfall from representatives of the state Emergency Management Division, Secretary Jim Trogdon of the state Department of Transportation and Secretary Mandy Cohen of the state Department of Health and Human Services at 2:30 p.m. on Friday. Continue reading “Lawmakers Briefed on Florence’s Landfall and Flood Predictions on Friday Afternoon”
Storm’s growth and slower speed to combine for costly toll
Raleigh, N.C. – As Hurricane Florence made landfall in southeastern North Carolina, Friday morning brought grim new predictions from weather trackers about the impact of the now-Category 1 storm. Continue reading “Florence’s Eyewall Makes Landfall in Southeastern North Carolina, Speaker Urges Residents to Remain Prepared”
Officials stress updated trajectory has not changed operational preparation and “confidence in those forecasts is not high”
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders received a briefing on Hurricane Florence from representatives of the state Emergency Management Division and the Departments of Transportation, Public Safety, and Health and Human Services in a conference call held to update lawmakers at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Continue reading “Legislators Share Updates from Hurricane Florence Briefing on Wednesday Afternoon”
Speaker Tim Moore to file legislation in Brackeen’s honor strengthening penalties for assaulting law enforcement officers with a firearm
Shelby, N.C. – The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) officially named the N.C. Highway 18 bridge at S. Lafayette Street in Shelby, N.C. after fallen city police Officer Tim Brackeen on Wednesday, honoring his sacrifice on the second anniversary of his line-of-duty shooting death in 2016. Continue reading “Fallen Shelby Police Officer Tim Brackeen Honored With Bridge Naming on Second Anniversary of Line-of-Duty Death”
N.C. Emergency Management Division Director Mike Sprayberry updated state legislators in a conference call at noon on Monday
Raleigh, N.C. – Legislative leaders received a briefing from N.C. Emergency Management Division Director Mike Sprayberry on Monday at 12 p.m. and released details of the conference call to the public as preparations continue for Hurricane Florence. Continue reading “State Lawmakers Share Details of Hurricane Florence Briefing”