UNC Wilmington issues mandatory evacuation order

UNC Wilmington in a photo from the university's Facebook page.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) — Officials with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington have issued a mandatory campus evacuation ahead of Hurricane Matthew.

All students must leave campus no later than 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6.

All classes and events have been canceled as of 5 p.m Wednesday.

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Southport Mayor J.V. Dove has issued a state of emergency for city effective 5 p.m. Tuesday and will remain in effect until conditions warrant a change.

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