The Town of Bladenboro declared a State of Emergency on Wednesday afternoon, September 4th due to the expected heavy rain fall, strong winds, flash flooding, and severe weather from Hurricane Dorian. Declaring a State of Emergency and imposing the restrictions and prohibitions are ordered necessary to maintain order and protect public health, safety, and welfare, and to the secure property.
There is a voluntary evacuation of areas prone to flooding according to the declaration. It is strongly suggested that individuals stay off the highways and indoors during the severe weather event.
View the full declaration here: