Residents described a "horrible decaying flesh smell," and firefighters tried to use a hose to clear the road.
Neighborliness and community kept grief to a minimum, but the waters are still rising.
Entire communities, including housing developments, shopping centers, farms, forests and roads, are engulfed by water.
Each player will donate his $15 per diem, the school announced.
The vessel was washed into the backyard of a North Carolina resident in a storm-ravaged neighborhood.
Hurricane Florence threatened areas far inland — including Appalachia — with landslides and other perilous effects. But people keep building in the mountains, apparently unfazed.
In addition to rescuing people, volunteers and first responders have been saving pets and livestock in North Carolina’s flooding.
Trump visits the Carolinas to survey hurricane damage.
Deputies made it out of the van, but two women in the back were killed, pushing Florence's death toll to nearly 40 people.
The storms can push seabirds and shorebirds far inland, giving hardcore birders the chance to log rare sightings.
Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to the American Red Cross and the Foundation For The Carolinas' Hurricane Florence Response Fund to help those affected by Hurricane Florence.
North Carolina residents are running out of food and patience as Florence continues to leave catastrophic flooding and power outages in its wake.
At least 33 deaths have been linked to the storm across the Carolinas and Virginia, officials say.
Portions of Interstates 95 and 40 are flooded, and so are more than 1,000 roads in North Carolina.
The company concedes that there may be outages in cellular service in parts of North Carolina.
Environmental casualties: Soaked hog farms, flooded coal ash pits and threatened sewage systems.
Be it atop a bridge or in nearby neighborhoods, people in Fayetteville, N.C. are watching the Cape Fear River. It could still rise in the wake of Florence, in a region still recovering from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Driving on a country road in Union County, N.C., Dazia Lee thought that she and her son were safe.
'This isn't a river ... it's Interstate 40,' tweeted the North Carolina transportation department, as it shared the stunning footage.
Crowded shelters and English-only storm warnings left some exposed to the hurricane’s wrath.