2010: Rescues In Cove City In Craven County

Cove City in Craven County is experiencing severe flooding, to the point people were rescued from their homes.

At least four people have been safely taken out of their homes by boats from the Cove City Fire Department. It happened on Jeremy Street.

One official says it is the worst flooding Cove City has seen in years.

On Dover Road, three homes are endangered because of rising waters. One family with six children tells WITN News they have a canoe ready in case they need to evacuate their mobile home.

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  • by joe Location: craven county on Oct 2, 2010 at 05:52 AM
    Mandy, reading your comment.to start with there was only couple out of place words in the whole thing she wrote.Her point was very clear.as should have been of the/they when /went. so to all that want find fault and post it on here maybe you need to stop and think and get your thoughts to yourself because it could be you next time
  • by Anonymous on Oct 1, 2010 at 08:44 AM
    Terry is right on the money. cleaning out ditches and culverts is pretty hard work. mostly with a shovel. that is something the state does not sign up for anymore. They are more into the light duty (labor) or machinery role. times have certainly changed. more tax, less service.
  • by Susie on Oct 1, 2010 at 05:22 AM
    I do understand what it means to lose your belongings! Believe me I do! But I was hoping they weren't sitting back waiting until the last minute, and then cram everything into a canoe and scramble. I am glad to hear they are all safe now.
  • by mandy on Oct 1, 2010 at 02:00 AM
    Audry......What??? None of that made any sence at all. Translate the missed words and broken english for us.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 30, 2010 at 06:31 PM
    I agree with Terry also the creek by where the 3 famlies are, needs cleaning out bad these famlies have tried ever since Floyd came through to get something done
  • by Audrey Location: Dover on Sep 30, 2010 at 06:25 PM
    Susie Let me tell you about the canoe and why they haven't left they are trying to get as much as their belongings out as the can and went they thought it was getting to bad to stay they did get out. But unless you have been in their shoes you wouldn't understand.They lost everything in floyd I know how it feels I'm their mom and also went through this you keep watching hoping it will stop.
  • by Susie on Sep 30, 2010 at 03:23 PM
    did anyone even read the last sentence of the story? OMG! I'm going to go take an aspirin!
  • by susie on Sep 30, 2010 at 03:21 PM
    @Anonymous: the family in the story said they have six children and have a canoe ready. Using what you have? For heaven's sake, I would hope they'd use their brain that they have! It's raining. Waters rising. GET OUT NOW. Don't wait until the middle of the night to get out and hope to heavens you don't topple the CANOE! Where will they go with a CANOE?
  • by Anonymous on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:59 PM
    its called using what you have susie
  • by Anonymous on Sep 30, 2010 at 12:19 PM
    It is not a canoe. We know the proper way to rescue water stranded victims.
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