Florence’s devastation in photos, video, stories: Here’s coverage on the ground in Wilmington, North Carolina

EDITOR’S NOTE: Our sister publication, Port City Daily in Wilmington, North Carolina, is reporting on the widespread damage of Hurricane Florence.

Saturday morning, the National Hurricane Center said the storm stalled about 35 miles (55 kilometers) west of Myrtle Beach, moving forward at just 2 mph (4 kph), with top sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph).

Stay off the roads

‘Stay off the roads’: Officials say sinkholes forming, power lines down, most major intersections offline

Supplies

Massive lines, limited supplies at Harris Teeter locations near UNCW and Monkey Junction

When to come back

Weeks, not days, before safe return, New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick counties tell evacuated residents

The devastation

In Photos: Florence makes landfall in Carolina Place, Carolina Heights

Live from the scene

Live Blog: The heart of Hurricane Florence

Wastewater discharge

5.25 million gallons of wastewater, CFPUA’s largest spill ever, discharged into Cape Fear River

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John Mangalonzo (john@localvoicemedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.