Hurricane Florence was expected to bring catastrophic flooding.
If Hurricane Florence damages reach the top of current estimates, it would be the costliest storm to ever hit the U.S.
Authorities have chosen not to move inmates in the storm's path. Those who remain face peril, including flooding and shortages of vital supplies.
Hurricane Floyd and its associated flooding left 57 people dead and caused $6.5 billion in damage in 1999.
Guided-missile destroyers, cruisers and submarines were among the ships that set sail out in the Atlantic.
Virginia town where the White House press secretary was refused service in June has reportedly been forced to fund a recovery tourism campaign.
Ten or 12 protesters gathered on the side of the road flying "yellow baby Trump balloons and holding signs that read: 'You, Trump, are no John McCain.'"
The shop owner said they won't be much good "unless you have two right feet."
An African-American House candidate running as an Independent in Virginia filed a court motion accusing the Democratic Party of "racism" and "disenfranchisement."
On Saturday, Republican Congressman Tom Garrett of Virginia claimed that Russia "fanned the flames" of racial discord that led to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, one year ago.
Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of race relations.
Though many, including the President, have accused Antifa of provoking violence, the activists see themselves as the first line of defense against fascism.
If the dam breaks, Lynchburg could be flooded with 17 feet of water in mere minutes.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Corey Stewart's media and advertising head railed against the NAACP as the "more violent" version of the KKK and demanded black leaders tell NFL players they must stand during the National Anthem.
Nearly two weeks in the trees cost Catherine "Fern" MacDougal two days of freedom.
James Daniel Arbaugh had lived in Haiti for 15 years.
Alex Childress was gardening to raise for money for college when he encountered a poisonous giant hogweed.
Representative Scott Taylor, a Republican from Virginia, also said he plans to run his campaign by himself and not as part of a Republican ticket.
Restaurant shot to fame after refusing to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
"I was just holding them under water, trying to baptize them, because I want them to go to heaven," Leslie Kelly told police.