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Homeowners believe empty lake should decrease property value

Jun. 7, 2019 1:51 PM EDT

BOILING SPRINGS LAKE, N.C. (AP) — Homeowners in a North Carolina county are upset that the value of their property is slated to increase even though their homes no longer have a waterfront view, thanks to Hurricane Florence. WWAY-TV reports the value of homes in Boiling Spring Lakes in Brunswick County is...

Fire that released sulfuric acid at zinc plant is contained

Apr. 29, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

MOORESBORO, N.C. (AP) — A fire at a zinc production plant in North Carolina has been contained. The blaze had released sulfuric acid into the air and led to evacuations of nearby residents. American Zinc Products said in a statement Monday that firefighters contained the blaze in Mooresboro. The company...