For many, the snow storm of March 1 and 2, 1927, which blanketed the central and eastern sections of the state with twenty inches and drifts up to four feet, is the one all others are measured against.
North Carolina is a state where severe weather occurs at any time--floods, strong thunderstorms, tornadoes, and powerful hurricanes. This article lists ways to prepare family members and property for severe weather.
Built in Morehead City during the Great Depression, it was the first ferry to run on Hatteras Island. With its important role, the Hadeco became more than a form of human transport or mail delivery. It helped to define a way of life for decades to come.