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Image of Hurricane Florence Swirling in Atlantic Ocean

It's no secret that Hurricane Florence left behind massive amounts of damage to parts of Eastern North Carolina and in particular, the coast.  One of those hard hit places was the City of Wilmington.  Daily Courier, Rutherford County, Reporter Mackenzie Wicker, used to call the Wilmington area home.  Her sister lives there now, as do some college friends.  Mackenzie shared all she knew about what residents were dealing with in Wilmington, during this interview on September 26, 2018.

More to the Story: Notable News from Asheville

Oct 3, 2018

During this time period, Asheville and Western North Carolina were dealing with minor headaches, compared to other parts of the state, in the aftermath of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Florence.  This was discussed, as well as The FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon, water quality standards, and an editorial piece, "We Are Not Your Enemy." Asheville Citizen-Times Opinions and Columnist Editor- Casey Blake was our guest (Sept. 19, 2018).

In the early days of the popularity of malls taking our nation by storm, there was Charlotte's Eastland Mall.  That mall no longer exists, but the huge amount of land that it sat on has been a long time topic of what's next for that part of the Queen City.  Hear the details of that story - plus news on continued growth and expansion of Charlotte's Douglas International Airport. Charlotte Observer Business Reporter- Ely Portillo covers it all in this More to the Story from September 5, 2018.

Mike Conley/McDowell News

Reporter Mike Conley from the McDowell News filled in WNCW on some of the latest top stories.  This included County Commissioners wanting to pull the county out of the district health department, citizens fighting for a piece of history at the courthouse, and new ownership of the old downtown movie theatre.  This interview first aired August 28, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story, Paul Foster- WNCW Senior Producer, News and PSA Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host

More to the Story- Wastewater Treatment, Asheville

Aug 29, 2018

Asheville and Buncombe County continues growing.  A large population, which leads to more apartments and other needs not only for water, but then what becomes wastewater. Some residents ask should they be concerned. The Asheville Citizen-Times John Boyle has all the answers in this More To The Story from August 22, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story- Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News Director, and Morning Edition Regional Host