From this morning’s Wilmington (N.C.) Star News:
“Even if Ophelia were a Category 4 like Katrina, Rickey Sprinkle might not have left: He hasn’t fled a storm since he arrived on Pleasure Island in 1977, and he wasn’t going to start for a storm like Ophelia, he said. Kure Beach has high ground, he said.
“ ‘I don’t think anybody is going,’ he said, buying canned foods like Beanie Weenies and Vienna sausage. ‘It’s not going to blow that bad.’ ”
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