Heather Overton

Spring wildfire season is here.

Spring wildfire season is here.

Summary: With the arrival of spring wildfire season, residents should take care when burning outdoors and secure a burn permit. We talk about wildfires a lot in North Carolina and for good reason. We are blessed with many acres of forestland across the state. I would...

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Streamflow Rehabilitation Assistance Program or StRAP projects aim to reduce flooding by removing debris, downed trees and other materials from streams. Projects continue statewide and applications are being accepted through Feb. 9 for 2024 projects.

Streamflow Rehabilitation Assistance Program or StRAP projects aim to reduce flooding by removing debris, downed trees and other materials from streams. Projects continue statewide and applications are being accepted through Feb. 9 for 2024 projects.

Summary: North Carolina has seen its share of flooding following hurricanes and tropical storms. The Streamflow Rehabilitation Assistance Program or StRAP for short aims to reduce flooding by clearing streams of debris, downed trees and other materials that block or...

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Our top stories from 2023

Our top stories from 2023

As we wrap up 2023, it gives us an opportunity to look back at what we accomplished and think about where we need to go in the year ahead. Here are some of the biggest NCDA&CS stories of 2023 and a remembrance of some we lost in 2023. I think the beginning of a...

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