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More than half of Havelock still without power after Florence

HAVELOCK, N.C. (WNCT) - In the city of Havelock, there are downed trees and power lines around city hall.

Many intersections and roads remain closed, and several gas stations still don't have fuel.

Mayor Will Lewis said more than half of Havelock is without power, making access to hot meals an issue.

He said the Salvation Army, Red Cross and generous volunteers have helped feed people around town.

A local Mexican restaurant, La Casa del Patron, said they have given out free meals to more 2,000 people.

They recently ran out of food. So, now they are giving out bags of household supplies.

Lewis is doing the same in neighborhoods. He said residents are in need of cleaning bags, bleach, trash bags, rubber gloves and mops.

If you need help, you can reach out to the restaurant or the city on Facebook.

You can also call the city at 252-463-7177.

Since power is out, many street lights are not working, so Havelock is under curfew between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. to keep streets safe.

Lewis says the curfew will be lifted once the majority of the city has power.
 


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