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POY: Runner UpMadeline Gray, North State Journal Alex Flora, left, of Nashville, and Kathryn Hicks, right, of Rocky Mount, help to clear merchandise out of Carolina Jewelry, Pawn & Gun in Rocky Mount after it flooded as a result of heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew.

POY: Runner Up

Madeline Gray, North State Journal

Alex Flora, left, of Nashville, and Kathryn Hicks, right, of Rocky Mount, help to clear merchandise out of Carolina Jewelry, Pawn & Gun in Rocky Mount after it flooded as a result of heavy rains from Hurricane Matthew.