BEAUFORT – Town officials have declared a state of emergency and are calling for voluntary evacuations ahead of Hurricane Dorian, the Category 4 storm expected to begin affecting the area by Thursday or Friday.  

Beaufort Town Manager John Day said Monday the town will make a decision on whether to impose mandatory evacuations by 10 a.m. Tuesday. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has also declared a state of emergency for the entire state, and some coastal counties have begun issuing mandatory evacuation orders.

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am not convinced that politicians can force you to leave your home if you feel like staying to protect it from looters and such. Not even sure if its even safer being on a busy highway than staying home honkered down. Got my generator, plenty of food, water, medicines, and enough guns to keep any would be looter away.

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