After Florence flooding, I-95 reopens Friday

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Area residents ride down N.C. Highway 53 that is flooded from the Northeast Cape Fear River on Wednesday in Burgaw, N.C. The river had severe flooding because of the rains from Hurricane Florence.

Florence is blamed for at least 41 deaths in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Some areas are expected to be at risk from even higher water levels through the end of the weekend.

"They didn't clean the ditches", she said.

There are still unanswered questions surrounding the deaths of two mental health patients who drowned Tuesday in a prison transport van swept away by rising floodwater in SC.

The women were being transported by sheriff's deputies from a hospital in Loris and from the Waccamaw Center for Mental Health in Conway to McLeod Health Darlington, CNN affiliate WPDE reported.

Nearly exactly one year ago, DOT announced another round of quick-release emergency relief funds. Rescue teams plucked the deputies from the top of the vehicle. We work hard to protect and to serve our citizens. "We'll just have to start from the bottom again".

Traffic is further snarled by a project on U.S. Highway 501 to build a wall to keep the river from overtopping a bridge that serves as the main link to Myrtle Beach.

Frustration and sheer exhaustion are building as thousands of people wait to go home seven days after the storm began battering the coast.

Association CEO Graham Boyd said about 40 percent of the crop was still in the field when the storm hit. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says the statewide death toll is 9.

A new round of evacuations was ordered in SC as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction. Close to 200,000 residents are still without power, and about 7,800 are living in shelters.

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Michele Nix, from Kinston, serves as the vice chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party.

At least 37 people, including several young children, have died from Florence, which brought unprecedented rainfall and flooding to the Carolinas. "The water is going to come back up".

Chris Ross has been staying at a shelter since he fled his Fayetteville home about a week ago when the National Guard pulled people out of his neighborhood. Many people in the crowd smiled and raised their phones to record the moment.

Agriculture is the biggest industry in North Carolina.

"I have just signed off on North Carolina's request for $14 million in immediate emergency relief funds to help address the infrastructure impact of Hurricane Florence", Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said in the press release.

"It's all gone", Cavenaugh told WRAL.

In this aerial photo taken September 18, 2018 and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an industrial site and a chicken farm outside Wallace, N.C., is seen that has been flooded by the nearby Northeast Cape Fear River following drenching rains from Hurricane Florence.

"I'm focusing on this disaster at hand", he said.

Gov. McMaster estimated damage from the flood in his state at $1.2 billion in a letter that says the flooding will be the worst disaster in the state's modern history.

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