Hyde County http://wunc.org en Hurricane Arthur Damaged Hyde County Corn Crops http://wunc.org/post/hurricane-arthur-damaged-hyde-county-corn-crops <p></p><p>The path that Hurricane Arthur took last week hit an area of the state where a lot of corn is grown.&nbsp; And several farmers will be affected.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and staff traveled by Forest Service plane to see the crop damage first hand.&nbsp; Ag spokesman Brian Long says a lot of the damage was in Hyde County, known for growing corn.</p><p>“There are parts of Hyde County where you can just look and you would almost think you were somewhere in the Midwest, because it’s just is corn, and corn, and corn," said Long.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:48:15 +0000 Leoneda Inge 38648 at http://wunc.org Hurricane Arthur Damaged Hyde County Corn Crops Hyde County Overhauling Emergency Services As Hospital Closes http://wunc.org/post/hyde-county-overhauling-emergency-services-hospital-closes <p></p><p>EMS officials in an eastern North Carolina county will have to expand their services as another rural hospital shuts down.&nbsp;</p><p>The Vidant Pungo Hospital in the town of Belhaven will be closed by next spring.&nbsp; The facility is in Beaufort County, but it's the closest hospital for residents of neighboring Hyde County, which has about 6,000 people.&nbsp;</p><p>Hyde County EMS director Justin Gibbs says the next closest facilities with emergency services are about 30 miles farther away.<br /><br />"We're going to have to look at rewriting our system plan," Gibbs says.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:39:53 +0000 Will Michaels 25343 at http://wunc.org Hyde County Overhauling Emergency Services As Hospital Closes State And Egg Farm In Court Over Pollution Controls http://wunc.org/post/state-and-egg-farm-court-over-pollution-controls <p style="line-height: 15px; margin: 0px 0px 0.75em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 12px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(162, 191, 228);">North Carolina is seeking to regulate emissions from a big egg-producing facility, using the Clean Water Act. Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:25:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 5423 at http://wunc.org