Advertisement
  1. All Eyes

Residents prepare for the onslaught of Hurricane Florence

Preparations are underway ahead of Hurricane Florence in the Mid-Atlantic states. Hurricane Florence is expected to make landfall early Friday morning.
This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Florence off the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (NOAA via AP)
Published Sep. 13, 2018
Members of law enforcement work with the National Guard to direct traffic onto U.S. Highway 501 as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, near Conway, S.C. Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Deborah Covington walks his dog past Front Street Brewery in downtown Wilmington, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 ahead of Hurricane Florence. (Matt Born/The Star-News via AP)
Cyrus Lewis watches the surf roll up on the beach beneath the Avon Fishing Pier as the first effects of Hurricane Florence reach Hatteras Island, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
A woman holding a child sleeps after being evacuated at Southeast Raleigh High School ahead of Hurricane Florence in Raleigh, N.C., on Sept. 12, 2018. Bloomberg photo by Callaghan O'Hare.
Vickie Grate, left, waits in a shelter with her son Chris, center, and his girlfriend Sarah, who only gave their first names, for Hurricane Florence to pass after evacuating from their nearby homes, in Conway, S.C., Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Body surfer Andrew Vanotteren, of Savannah, Ga., crashes into waves from Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018, on the south beach of Tybee Island, Ga. Vanotteren and his friend Bailey Gaddis said the waves have gotten bigger and better every evening as the storm approaches. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Police patrol past boarded up shops along the boardwalk in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Filling sandbags with sand provided by the City of Tybee Island, Sib McLellan, left, and his wife, Lisa McLellan, prepare for Hurricane Florence, Wednesday, Sept., 12, 2018 on Tybee Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
Ocean water breeches to the dunes in Avon, N.C., as the first effects of Hurricane Florence reach Hatteras Island on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Patrick Wells looks out over the Atlantic ocean at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. The annual Veterans Day event included a special parade of colors, traditional military presentations, the posting and retiring of the U.S. flag, a firing salute, and a taps performance.
  2. Nov. 10• All Eyes
    Images from the Bucs' 30-27 victory over the Arizona Cardinals Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.
  3. Both Bulls teams roll to lopsided victories at the Yuengling Center.
  4. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose to the Seahawks, 40-34 in overtime, fall to 2-6 after fourth straight loss.
  5. The Georgia Bulldogs now have bragging rights after defeating the Florida Gators in a much anticipated SEC matchup in Jacksonville.
  6. Mayor Jane Castor unveiled a mural of Alfred "Al" Barnes Jr. who was a educator, mentor, coach and family man to many in the community. The mural is the first installment of the Art On The Project...
  7. Oct. 27• All Eyes
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lose to the Tennessee Titans, 23-27. The Bucs are now 2-5.
  8. The Dixie Hollins Rebels come back against Boca Ciega Pirates to win their first district title since 1995.
  9. The Sunshine Skyway Bridge is seen with lights Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 in St. Petersburg. The Florida Department of Transportation installed about 1,800 colored LED light fixtures on the Sunshine Skyway bridge. BRANDON MEYER  |  Times
    Engineers will spend the coming weeks perfecting the displays, which include holiday themes.
  10. The Florida Department of Transportation is putting the final touches on a $15 million project to illuminate the Sunshine Skyway bridge. FDOT officials say the long-delayed project should be finished...
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement