South Carolina

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. | Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. — With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that’s beginning to feel like it will never end. At least 42 … Continue reading GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. | Unending disaster: Florence floods prompt new evacuations

WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C.— Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The risk to life is rising with the angry waters,” Gov. Roy Cooper declared as the storm’s death toll climbed to 15. The storm … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: Another town in SC flooded by Florence

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A small town in northeast South Carolina is getting flooding rains from what’s left of Florence. Downpours overnight flooded main roads in the town of Cheraw early Sunday and brought water to the doorsteps of some low-lying homes. Cheraw Police Chief Keith … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: Another town in SC flooded by Florence

NEW BERN, N.C. | The Latest: Florence claims 14th victim, in South Carolina

NEW BERN, N.C. — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): Noon North Carolina state regulators and environmental groups are monitoring the threat from hog and poultry farms in low-lying, flood-prone areas. These industrial-scale farms typically feature vast pits of animal feces and urine that can pose a significant pollution threat if they … Continue reading NEW BERN, N.C. | The Latest: Florence claims 14th victim, in South Carolina

South Carolina News: Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM

At 9 AM Today, All Evacuation Orders will be Lifted COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local officials, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster late yesterday announced that evacuation orders for Horry and Georgetown counties will be lifted tomorrow morning, Sunday, September 16 at 9 AM.  Earlier yesterday, the governor lifted evacuation orders for all other … Continue reading South Carolina News: Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM