Fri Dec 4, 2020

$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

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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