So far 3.4 million chickens and turkeys, and 5,500 hogs are dead in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence wind and floods. The numbers are expected to increase this week. The livestock death toll doubles that of Hurricane Matthew in 2016.
Charlotte’s Orthodox Jewish community made sure Jews in hurricane-ravaged Wilmington had kosher food for before and after Yom Kippur. A helicopter delivered 150 pounds of kosher chicken, yogurt and pastry on Tuesday.