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Revised on: 09.13.2018 at 06:56 p.m.

Posted on: 09.13.2018 at 06:50 p.m.

The News Reporter is ready for Hurricane Florence. Above, when all else fails, Jim High’s Underwood typewriter doesn’t need electricity to turn out copy.

Below, Diana Matthews’ kayak sits in the lobby behind a makeshift berm of newspaper stacks. A prefabricated dam and sandbags are outside the door.

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02nov(nov 2)9:00 am30(nov 30)6:00 pmDisaster Recovery Center hours changeState/FEMA disaster recovery centers

17nov1:30 pm2:30 pmThe Life and Legacy of Millie-Christine McKoyThe North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville

17nov6:00 pm11:00 pmCRHS Foundation Inspiration GalaCelebrating The Golden Nurse Award

17nov8:00 pm2:00 pmColumbus County Farmers Market will re-open Saturday, November 17Farm-to-Table Fundraiser Rescheduled for November 30

24nov10:00 amScience Cinema - Disneynature’s “Bears”The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville - showtimes at 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm

29nov11:30 am1:30 pmSCC Foundation Christmas Luncheon featuring USA Today bestselling author Nancy Naigle Book-signing is from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

06:5017:09 EST
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Wind: 0mph ESE
Humidity: 99%
Pressure: 30.15"Hg
UV index: 0
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