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Downtown businesses prepared for the worst, but ‘this was the best’

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John Thompson and Jamille Gore inspect a dam Thompson had constructed to protect the Trigon Building from potential floodwaters in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian.

In the area of Whiteville flooded last year by Hurricane Florence, business owners were hoping for a happier outcome from Dorian as they piled sandbags and sealed doorways Wednesday.

John and Sara Thompson experimented with a strategy they had observed in Charleston to dam the doorways of the Trigon Building

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