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Hurricane Irene (2011)

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Top Hurricane Irene (2011) Articles

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  • Climate change is here [Editorial]

    Climate change is here  [Editorial]
    No matter who or what is ultimately deemed responsible for last week's dramatic landslide that caused a major portion of East 26th Street to collapse onto adjoining CSX tracks, it's clear that unusually heavy rains played a role. The hillside was...
  • Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers

    Hurricane Arthur ruining July Fourth for 250,000 N.C. beachgoers
    North Carolina’s fragile Outer Banks braced Thursday for what the local tourism industry hopes will be a glancing blow from Hurricane Arthur that will disrupt Fourth of July holiday plans, but not cause major damage or upheaval. Arthur developed...
  • Hurricane Arthur makes landfall at Cape Lookout, N.C.

    Hurricane Arthur makes landfall at Cape Lookout, N.C.
    Wielding 100-mph winds and punishing rain, Hurricane Arthur made landfall late Thursday at Cape Lookout, N.C., threatening severe flooding and wind damage as it disrupted the July 4 holiday for a quarter-million beachgoers. The first named storm of...
  • Insurers Will Pay $2.5 Billion To $6 Billion, According To Estimates

    Insurance companies will probably pay between $3 billion and $6 billion to cover damage related to Hurricane Irene, according to an estimate by AIR Worldwide. The catastrophe-modeling agency released its estimate late Monday and it includes damage from...
  • Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage

    Ten @ 10: Eating through a power outage
    Hurricane Irene’s stomp up the Eastern Seaboard has left millions of people without power. They’re the lucky ones – they still have homes to hunker down in. As always after one of Mother Nature’s rages, this weekend’s storm...
  • Bay Rivers District football teams feel Irene's impact

    The problem for New Kent High football coach Dan Rounds on Tuesday was too little water. Smithfield coach Tyris Hill might face a situation on Wednesday of too much water. Regardless, Rounds, Hill and other Bay Rivers District coaches returned to the...
  • Pupil goes against teacher Thursday night when Heritage faces Hampton

    Pupil goes against teacher Thursday night when Heritage faces Hampton
    Mike Smith has been Hampton's football coach the last 40 seasons. So we can guesstimate that he's had around 700 kids come through his program. George Massenburg, Class of 1997, is the first to try his hand against him. Massenburg, who was hired as...
  • Tech's' new QB Logan Thomas comfortable in leading role

    Tech's' new QB Logan Thomas comfortable in leading role
    Tyrod Taylor guided Virginia Tech to more victories than any quarterback in Hokies history. He graduated on time, earned ACC Player of the Year honors last season and was a model citizen. His successor, Logan Thomas, could be just as good. Maybe better....
  • Preview of Friday's high school football games

    BAY RIVERS DISTRICT LAFAYETTE (5-5 in 2010) AT BRUNSWICK COUNTY (0-1 in 2011) WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Brunswick County High in Lawrenceville. THE BUZZ: Lafayette won 28-20 last year in an exciting game that saw the teams combine for more than 800 yards...
  • Seven BRD teams debut new quarterbacks

    Seven BRD teams debut new quarterbacks
    The future of Poquoson High football showed plenty of arm on his first varsity pass. Maybe a little too much in overthrowing the intended receiver. Sophomore quarterback Chase Pinder settled down quickly, decisively tucking the ball in under pressure and...
  • Bay Rivers: Smithfield coach says Bruton game very important

    Bay Rivers: Smithfield coach says Bruton game very important
    If you carry around a reporter's notebook, you'll be hard-pressed to find a head football coach who doesn't say, "The next game is the most important one." Look hard enough, say in the coaches office at Smithfield High, and you'll find one in Tyris Hill....