Preparing For The
Here are a few local businesses, located in
Southport and Oak Island, who were prepared for Irene
to hit. In "Prepping the Church" is a couple, Bonnie
and Jim Fritchey, protecting the sign for the church
they attend, as their pastor is away on missionary
work in Venezuela.
Also pictured are a few homes who have boarded up to
keep Irene's damage out. In ''Prepping The Home" is
the Donovans getting their home, which is just
across the street from the ocean, ready for windy
The Arrival of
These photos were taken at Caswell Beach on Friday,
August 26, 2011, as Irene approached our area.
Some photos of a fallen sign, a damaged billboard, a
fallen fence, a car that had a tree fall on it, a
power crew working on the power lines, debris,
flooding and other minor storm damage, which could
be found everywhere in Southport and Oak Island
after the storm.
After The Storm:
peaceful end to a violent storm!