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Additional Evacuations Ordered

October 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
rest stop

Governor Nikki Haley ordered additional evacuations a short time ago, as Hurricane Matthew approaches South Carolina. The additional counties are in Zone B of Jasper and Colleton. To verify if you are in the evacuation area, go to Know Your Zone . Evacuations may be...

Horry and Georgetown Counties Update #HurricaneMatthew

October 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
image of American Red Cross

Governor Nikki Haley issued an evacuation for Horry and Georgetown counties, which began officially at noon today, Thursday Oct. 6, 2016. The evacuation order is for Horry County Zone A and all areas east of U.S. Business 17 (Kings Highway) and all areas east of U.S. 17 to...

“This is a Storm We Want to Take Seriously”: Governor Haley, Thursday Morning

October 6, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
High wind projection from Hurricane Matthew

As evacuations for coastal counties south of Charleston continue, Governor Haley addressed South Carolinians in her fourth press conference concerning Hurricane Matthew. In reference to the I-26 lane reversal and evacuations out of Charleston, Haley said, “175,000 people...

Emergency Shelters Now Open Across the State

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
sign for emergency shelter

The South Carolina Response Team announced today that shelters will be open across the state for South Carolina residents and visitors who are evacuating S.C. coastal zones in prepartion for Hurricane Matthew. As of 5 p.m., Oct 5, there are 32 shelters open across the state...

"Make Sure that We're Watching Out for Everyone": Governor Haley, Wednesday Evening

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
cars congested on highway

"I continue to ask the citizens of South Carolina to pray for each other and to continue to take care of your neighbors and make sure that we're watching out for everyone," Governor Nikki Haley said in a press conference with her team at South Carolina's Emergency...

Images from the Road: #HurricaneMatthew

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
heavy traffic congestion on I26

This slideshow will be updated frequently with images from reporters in the field and S.C. residents featuring evacuations, weather and events related to Hurricane Matthew. SCETV and Palmetto Scene viewers are welcome to submit their photos by tweeting them to @PalmettoScene

Take Pets When Evacuating, Advises Humane Society

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
pet owner carries cat in carrier

South Carolina residents evacuating, as well as those evacuating from Florida, Georgia and North Carolina, should take their pets with them when evacuating for Hurricane Matthew. Although the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is ready to care for animals caught in...

Price Gouging Statute in Effect

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
gas pump

South Carolina's price gouging statute is now in effect, which prohibits "unconscionable prices" when in a state of emergency. The statute will be in effect for the next 15 days and gougers can be charged a $1000 fine and/or 30 days in jail. S.C. Attorney General Alan...

#HurricaneMatthew Prep Information from Governor Haley: Wednesday Morning

October 5, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Track of Hurricane Matthew

Governor Nikki Haley held a press conference Wednesday morning to update the state on the status of Hurricane Matthew. Nikki Haley informed reporters at the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (EMD) that the National Weather Service advised her this morning how the...

Get the Latest News about Hurricane Matthew LIVE from the SCETV App

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
SC Public Radio

Take South Carolina Public Radio through this emergency using our SCETV App. South Carolina Public Radio’s News is streamed LIVE from the App. Download the SCETV App from the iTunes App Store or the Android store. The App also integrates social media for easy sharing. For...

Governor Nikki Haley Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew: Tuesday Update

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Governor Nikki Haley Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Nikki Haley issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency and asked residents to prepare for a potential evacuation of the South Carolina coast in advance of any impact from Hurricane Matthew. As state officials continue to monitor...

ETV Weather Emergency Resources

October 4, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
Road Closed

Recovery efforts from Hurricane Matthew are continuing. Please see the resources below for assistance or ways you can volunteer or donate. Quick Phone Numbers PIPS SC Public Information Phone System 866-246-0133 (SCEMD) For road information: 855-467-2368 or 855-GOSCDOT...

Trump with Lead in Latest Winthrop Poll

September 29, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Winthrop Poll

In the latest Winthrop Poll, Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton 42% to 38% in South Carolina. The poll was conducted before Monday’s presidential debate and 53% of the respondents feel Clinton is a capable candidate, while 46% feel Trump is. But, when asked if they...

A Mother's Voice

September 22, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
reading

There are almost 1,400 women incarcerated in South Carolina prisons, and 80 percent of those women are mothers—mothers who are missing integral parts of their children’s developmental years. Through a program developed at The Riley Institute at Furman University's Diversity...

Our Charleston Stations Will Be Off Air Temporarily

September 22, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Charleston Broadcast notice

We're replacing our TV and radio antennas in Charleston, a process that was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. We hope to have crews back in Charleston Tuesday to finish the work, which should take several days. Thank you for your patience. Our radio service WSCI-FM 89.3 is...

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