Updated: 8:23 p.m., Fri Oct 21 2016
Lenoir Community College 231 HIGHWAY 58 SOUTH, KINSTON, 28502
Financial contributions can be made to the Lenoir/Greene United Way at http://www.lenoirgreeneunitedway.org/.All contributed funds will stay in Lenoir and Greene counties to assist families impacted by flooding.
Volunteers wishing to assist with cleanup and recovery efforts may call the Lenoir County Emergency Operations Center at 252-559-1911 and ask for the Volunteer Coordinator.
Applications for emergency food aid are being accepted:
Vernon Park Mall (old Eckerd’s)
834 Hardee Rd
Kinston, NC 28054 10/22/16 – 10/26/16 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Lagrange Community Bld.
410 E. Washington St.
LaGrange, NC 28551 10/22/16 – 10/26/16 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Pink Hill Town Hall
303 Central Ave.
Pink Hill, NC 28572 10/23/16 12:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
The Neuse River crested on Friday afternoon at 28.31 feet, surpassing the previous record of 27.7 feet set after Floyd in 1999. Flood waters will slowly recede but remain above major flood levels until at least Tuesday.
There is a curfew in the city of Kinston from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM in the areas affected by flooding only. All other areas of the city are not under a curfew.
NC 55 is still closed between Kinston and New Bern
It is requested that motorist attempting to travel to New Bern follow US 70 to NC 43 and refrain from traveling NC 55.
DOT Road Closure Information
To report a power outage, call 1- 800-POWER-ON or 1-800-419-6356 for Duke Energy Progress.
Check outage map: https://www.progress-energy.com/carolinas/home/storms-outages/outage-map/index.page?
A Community Donation Center has been opened at Vernon Park Mall in the old Expressions location behind Burger King. It will be open daily from 10am to 5:30pm.
Community Donation Center
834 Hardee Rd.
Kinston, NC 28504
• Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
• Towels and Wash Cloths
• Adult Diapers
• Baby Food
• Cleaning Supplies
• Trash Bags
• Plastic Totes
• Unopened Socks, Underwear and T-shirts