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White Lake, Clarkton and Bladenboro declare State of Emergency

Both Bladenboro, Clarkton and White Lake have declared a State of Emergency due to the threat of inclement weather from Hurricane Florence. They join Bladen County and the town of Elizabethtown who had already declared a State of Emergency.

The Town of Clarkton declared a State of Emergency today at 11:30AM, according to Town Clerk Kentrina Woods.

The town of Bladenboro is the only town who has implemented a curfew, thus far. The curfew for Bladenboro will begin at 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Wednesday, September 12, through Sunday, September 16.

The State of Emergency allows the implementation of towns’ emergency operations plans and to place certain restrictions as necessary and are appropriate for the emergency, according to NC General Statute 14-288.12.

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