Lenoir County Declares State of Emergency at 12:00 PM Wednesday
Due to Hurricane Florence, a State of Emergency was declared in Lenoir County, North Carolina at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Lenoir County Board of Commissioners Chairman Craig Hill signed the declaration today on the advice of Lenoir County Emergency Services Director Roger Dail and other county officials. It will remain in effect until county officials decide to rescind or modify it.
“We encourage all residents of Lenoir County to be vigilant and safe during this time,” Dail said. “Please adhere to the advice and recommendations of emergency officials.”
The declaration signed by Hill orders all Lenoir County law enforcement officers and employees and all other emergency management personnel subject to its control to cooperate in the enforcement and implementation of the provisions of the declaration, all applicable local ordinances, state and federal laws, and the Lenoir County Emergency Operations Plan.
There is no curfew for county residents at this time.
Please visit the Lenoir County Emergency Services Facebook page (Facebook.com/LenoirCountyEmergencyServices) for up-to-the-minute updates. Dail, Lenoir County Sheriff Ronnie Ingram and other county officials are hosting Facebook Live sessions for Lenoir County residents twice a day, typically at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.