Hyde County Residents Taking No Chances

Residents in the Hyde County town of Swan Quarter know how to prepare for hurricanes. After the town was submerged by flood waters following Hurricanes Floyd and Isabel many raised their homes several feet off the ground to prevent flood damage. Swan Quarter residents and business owners say they are taking this storm seriously, lifting almost everything that could suffer damage off the ground. Also, due to the mandatory evacuation in Hyde County residents in a Swan Quarter rest home have been moved to a rest home in Bertie County.