State to host disaster information sessions in hurricane-impacted counties

Published 3:26 pm Tuesday, August 27, 2019

By Bridget Munger

NC Office of Recovery & Resiliency

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

The partnership of agencies hosting the events includes 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.

All community members are encouraged to attend the information sessions.

The information sessions will be held 6-7:30 p.m.

The nearest session to northeastern counties will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Mattamuskeet Early College High School Cafeteria, 20392 US Highway 264, Swan Quarter.

Other locations and dates are:

  • Thursday, Aug. 29: First Baptist Church, 521 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Bladenboro
  • Thursday, Aug. 29: St. Peter AME Zion Church, 617 Queen Street, New Bern
  • Tuesday, Sept. 3: St. Stephens AME Church, 501 Red Cross Street, Wilmington
  • Thursday, Sept. 5: Faith Tabernacle of Praise, 413 NC Highway 101, Beaufort
  • Thursday, Sept. 5: Columbus County Dream Center, 403 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Whiteville
  • Monday, Sept. 9: First Baptist Church, 302 Moore Street, Fayetteville
  • Monday, Sept. 9: Johnson Chapel AME Zion Church, 1882 Lincoln Road NE, Leland
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. James Pentecostal Church, 210 Montague Road, Currie
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10: St. Augustus AME Zion Church, 318 North Street, Kinston
  • Thursday, Sept. 12: St. Julia’s AME Zion Church, 112 Kerr Street, Jacksonville, NC

Date to be determined: Missionary Baptist Association, 296 N. Trent Road, Merritt

For more information about these sessions contact Bridget Munger at or call