PENDER COUNTY – The mandatory evacuation for the Black River and Northeast Cape Fear River, tributaries, creeks and stream areas, has been lifted.

Due to flood waters on the roads and damaged roads, a curfew for the Black River, Northeast Cape Fear River, tributaries, creeks, and stream areas, has been amended. The curfew, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., went into effect Sept. 28.

“The curfew is in place for the safety of residents and property,” stated Pender County Sheriff Carson Smith. “The roads are damaged, and some water remains on the roadways.”

Pender County Emergency Management will post updates on the Facebook page at facebook.com/penderem and on the website http://www.penderem.com. If you need assistance call the EM office at 910- 259-1210.

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