PAMLICO COUNTY: All Residents Without Power

Pamlico County has just updated the latest information about county wide damages.

Officials say crews are continuing damage assessments. Pamlico County says all 13, 000 residents and business's are without power.

Emergency personnel say water customers are under a mandatory boil water advisory as well as conservation orders.

The state is delivering water, ice, and food kits that are on there way. County officials say please go to you local fire stations for for kits or essentials.

County officials say all county staff need to report to work.

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Pamlico County is under a state of emergency declaration.

The county is under a voluntary evacuation notice for all residents.

The county's offices closed at noon.

A shelter is open at Pamlico Community College.

The Pamlico County Emergency Operation center is open. For information, call 252-745-4131.

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  • by Anthony Location: Raleigh N.C. on Aug 29, 2011 at 11:25 AM
    I have family and Love ones in Oriental / Pamlico County. I hope and pray that every one is alright. I hope the people that had property dammage are alright and safe. You canalways rebuild thank GOD that your safe. Love you!!!
  • by Karen Wheele (Nee Parsons) Location: Brisbane, Australia on Aug 28, 2011 at 05:47 PM
    I may be on the other side of the world, but my heart and prayers are with all my family and friends in the county. Hoping all is as well as can be.
  • by Peggy Location: Hobucken on Aug 26, 2011 at 05:18 PM
    We chose Pamlico County and love it. We did evacuate the island. Praying that all who stayed are safe!
  • by jessica on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:45 PM
    exactly if you dont like pamlico county dont go...i have family that live there so why dont you do everyone a favor and shut your mouth. i cant believe how harsh and stupid some people can be. oh yea, God created "that place" so...why dont you go float away....
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      by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2011 at 01:48 PM in reply to jessica
      I don't go, like I had just stated. Thanks
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      by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2011 at 01:50 PM in reply to jessica
      And also, I don't have to open my mouth to type. Thanks
  • by Bee Location: NC on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:15 AM
    My father lives walking distance(5min) from the water and he refuses to leave his precious house and belongings. I dont get why people think that things are more important than themselves or their family. I am pissed that he is being so stupid!
  • by Melissa on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:41 AM
    Just pray for the People who are staying that might not be able to get out of Pamlico county!
  • by Anonymous Location: Not in Pamlico County on Aug 26, 2011 at 09:11 AM
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      by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:07 PM in reply to
      Well I for one love that place and would prefer that you not wish it away... If you don't like it don't go there.
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        by Anonymous on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:44 PM in reply to
        I haven't been back in years, and don't intend to do so either! But thank you for your concern
  • by Taurus Hassell Location: United States on Aug 26, 2011 at 08:45 AM
    May the Lord bless all during the storm . I hope that we all be prepared for it and get all things now stay in afterwords .... location Creswell NC
  • by Jessica Location: Dawsons Creek on Aug 26, 2011 at 07:09 AM
    Headed to Smithfield as soon as I can get off of work

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