State to host community disaster information sessions in hurricane-impacted counties

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— State officials announced Friday there will be a series of 15 community disaster information sessions to provide an update on recovery resources that are available in hurricane-impacted areas of eastern North Carolina.

The Office of Governor Roy Cooper, North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency, North Carolina Emergency Management and the state departments of Environmental Quality and Health and Human Services will be partnering to host the events. Community members are encouraged to attend the sessions.

The information sessions will be held 6-7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Monday, Aug. 26: Lumbee Tribe Southern Spirit Community Building

Address: 1872 Back Swamp Road, Lumberton, NC

Tuesday, Aug. 27: Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help (R.E.A.C.H.)

Address: 2389 West Wards Bridge Road, Warsaw, NC

Tuesday, Aug. 27: St. Luke AME Zion Church

Address: 91 Main Street, Maysville, NC

Thursday, Aug. 29: First Baptist Church

Address: 521 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bladenboro, NC

Thursday, Aug. 29: St. Peter AME Zion Church

Address: 617 Queen Street, New Bern, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 3: St. Stephens AME Church

Address: 501 Red Cross Street, Wilmington, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 3: Mattamuskeet Early College High School Cafeteria

Address: 20392 US Highway 264, Swan Quarter, NC

Thursday, Sept. 5: Faith Tabernacle of Praise

Address: 413 NC Highway 101, Beaufort, NC

Thursday, Sept. 5: Columbus County Dream Center

Address: 403 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Whiteville, NC

Monday, Sept. 9: First Baptist Church

Address: 302 Moore Street, Fayetteville, NC

Monday, Sept. 9: Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church

Address: 1882 Lincoln Road NE, Leland, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. James Pentecostal Church

Address: 210 Montague Road, Currie, NC

Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. Augustus AME Zion Church

Address: 318 North Street, Kinston, NC

Thursday, Sept. 12: St. Julia’s AME Zion Church

Address: 112 Kerr Street, Jacksonville, NC

Date TBD: Missionary Baptist Association

Address: 296 N. Trent Road, Merritt, NC