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Aerials of Flooding in South Carolina

October 6, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Aerial footage of the flooding happening in South Carolina taken October 5th.

Useful Resources for Dealing with the #scFloods

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
flood

The Governor is urging all South Carolinians to stay off the road. Many highways and roads have been closed due to flooding and damage. According to the Gov. Haley in a recent press conference "this storm is not over yet." Catastrophic flash flooding to continue into Monday...

S.C. Price Gouging Statute in Effect

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Flood

Attorney General Alan Wilson reminded South Carolinians that the price gouging statute is in effect. It went into effect when Governor Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency due to the flooding across the state. The statute states no business can charge excessive prices...

Monday Flood Warning Continues Across Palmetto State

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Flood

The National Weather Service in Columbia reports that the Flood Warning has been extended until 7:30 PM EDT Monday evening for Kershaw, Orangeburg, Saluda, Calhoun, Richland, Fairfield Newberry, Lee, Lexington, Northeastern Aiken, Clarendon and Sumter Counties. The National...

Governor Nikki Haley Holds Press Conference on Recovery Efforts

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Flood

Governor Nikki Haley held a press conference at the Emergency Operations Center this morning to give updates on the state’s emergency response to the historic flooding. Haley explained that as rain is beginning to lighten up, the state is moving from assessment to recovery...

Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for S.C.

October 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Flood

President Obama signed a declaration declaring a disaster in South Carolina and ordered federal aid to supplement the recovery in affected areas. The action makes funds available to individuals in Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Horry, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland,...

Flooding Across the Palmetto State

October 4, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Flood

Catastrophic flash flooding to continue into Monday. Tropical moisture combined with a stalled front along the coast will continue to produce widespread and record-setting heavy rains through Monday. Here's what many are saying across South Carolina on social media . South...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2015

October 4, 2015 - Posted in ETV
Georgia O'Keefe

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month ETV is again participating in the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s initiative, American Graduate Day , Oct. 3 beginning at 11 a.m. This multi-platform project, whose goal is to help students stay on the path to high school...

South Carolina Emergency Management Division Guidelines

October 4, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
South Carolina Emergency Management Division Guidelines

The weather has taken a severe turn across much of the Midlands, leading to catastrophic flooding in the area. South Carolina Emergency Management Division officials urge you to follow these guidelines: Be aware of potential flash flooding. If there is any possibility of a...

FEMA Urges Residents in Southeast to Prepare for Potentially Life-Threatening Flooding Residents Advised to Turn Around, Don’t Drown

October 3, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Turn Around

The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging residents in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee to closely monitor the potential for significant flooding, follow the direction of state, local and tribal officials, and...

Flash Flood Warnings Continue Statewide

October 3, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Wentworth and Barre

Significant rainfall has continued across South Carolina throughout the night and forecasters expect severe weather conditions for the next several days. The South Carolina Emergency Operations Center is fully activated at Operating Condition 3 by state agencies of the...

Obama Declares Federal Disaster in S.C.

October 3, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Hope Ferry

Earlier today, President Obama declared a state of emergency for all 46 counties in S.C. due to storms and flooding. Federal aid will be available to support state and local efforts, with FEMA coordinating any relief efforts and providing assistance in emergency situations...

Gov. Nikki Haley Talks Flood Preparation: What You Should Know Right Now

October 2, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Press Conference

As S.C. prepares to see record breaking rainfall, Gov. Nikki Haley held a press conference to update the citizens about what they need to know about the next few days. Haley suggested that those who live in flood-prone areas leave and seek shelter right away. She also said...

S.C. Governor Declares State of Emergency

October 1, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Haley-SOE

Video from U.S. National Weather's Service, Turn Around Don't Drown PSA Governor Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency in advance of any potential impacts from Hurricane Joaquin and flooding from a separate weather system. The Governor’s State of Emergency...

Helping Tigers Worldwide from the Coast of South Carolina

September 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
baby tiger with Safri attendant

Most people travel down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to work on their tan on the sandy beaches, partake in seafood and splash in the waves. But a little known safari sits just miles from the hub of one of the largest tourist destinations in the country. Myrtle Beach...

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