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A Shallotte woman was one of two women who died in an Horry County Sheriff's Office transportation van that was trapped in floodwaters from the Little Pee Dee River caused by Hurricane Florence on Sept. 18. Wendy Newton, 45, of Shallotte and Nicolette Green, 43, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died while deputies Stephen Flood and Joshua Bishop were taking them from Conway, S.C., to McLeod Darlington , a behavioral health facility, following involuntary commitments by physicians.

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Shallotte aldermen at a Sept. 21 emergency meeting approved proceeding with plans for debris removal following Hurricane Florence with Crowdergulf Disaster Recovery & Debris Management of Theodore, Ala., and Landfall Strategies of Sarasota, Fla.

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Rainfall of one to two and locally three feet from Hurricane Florence continues to bring extensive, long-lasting, and in some cases record-setting river flooding across southeastern North Carolina. As feared, flooding is occurring in some areas that have never had flooding before.

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They came to the shelters bearing blankets, Bibles and board games, folders of family photos and insurance papers, treasured stuffed animals and a weeks' worth of cigarettes. They carried life jackets, televisions, zip-top bags of medication and grocery bags full of mixed nuts and chocolate chip cookies.

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Storm Threat Hits Level 10: The Waffle House in Shallotte, NC Is Now Closed – This is Serious – Everyone GET OUT! The Waffle House storm center is now in operation. Anyone who has traveled the Southeast knows about the ubiquitous Waffle House at every interstate exit.

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Last Friday, B.A.C.K O.F.F. of Brunswick hosted its first overdose awareness event at Shallotte's Mulberry Park. The event coincided with International Overdose Awareness Day, held Aug. 31 to raise awareness and eliminate the stigma associated with drug-related deaths.

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According to a news release, 53-year-old Delmas Carlyle Gause, aka Trampus, was given a 71-month prison sentence followed by 5 years of supervised release. He was charged with conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of crack.

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