North Carolina growers lost 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs to Hurricane Florence, but farmers don’t yet know the extent of damage done to crops such as tobacco, corn, soybeans, cotton and sweet potatoes.
A photograph of Robert Simmons Jr. and a kitten, Survivor, in a flooded New Bern, NC, neighborhood, went viral during Hurricane Florence. Here is what happened to Simmons and the cat after the picture was taken.
The RedBall Project from Asheville-based artist Kurt Perschke will be installed in seven locations at UNC and in Chapel Hill, with the locations changing each day. It’s presented by the Ackland Art Museum.