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Threat of Blackwater flooding lessens

The Blackwater is expected to crest at a moderate flood stage level of 16 feet at Burdette at ...


Chance of minor flooding in downtown Franklin increases

Monty Hackette, owner of MC’s Car Wash on East Second Avenue in Franklin, is not taking any chances ...

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Outlook improves for Blackwater flooding, but downtown merchants still on alert

Elbert Brown hasn’t forgotten about the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd and what the 26-foot crest of the Blackwater ...

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Major flooding is now predicted for Blackwater; downtown braces

As Hurricane Irene churned through the Atlantic, officials spent much of the week downplaying the chances of ...

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70 go to Southampton emergency shelter

For Kayla Waff, 20, of Franklin, spending the night at the Southampton High School emergency shelter was like ...