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$1.7 million headed to Columbus to buy out flood-prone homes

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A Military vehicle drive along N.C. 130 near Old Dock following Hurricane Florence. Staff file photo by Justin Smith
By The News Reporter info@nrcolumbus.com

Posted on: 08.15.2019 at 05:25 p.m. |

More than $1.7 million is headed to Columbus County to purchase homes that have been repeatedly damaged by flooding.

The State of North Carolina and FEMA approved $1.1 million to acquire 12 structures in Columbus County and $623,000 for six structures in Tabor City, FEMA announced Thursday.

Statewide, $19 million will be used to acquire

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