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.
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.