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Dorothea Benton Frank Shares Love for Pat Conroy

September 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Jackson
Dorthea Benton Frank with production crew for By The River

The legacy of Pat Conroy is shared repeatedly on the first season of By The River, with nearly every author noting his impact on readers’ love for Lowcountry stories. New York Times Best Selling author Dorothea Benton Frank, whose latest book By Invitation Only is now out,...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

September 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

President Donald J. Trump Declares Disaster for State of South Carolina and Eight Counties

September 17, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Office of the Governor
Flooding

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In response to Governor Henry McMaster’s request , President Donald Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the state of South Carolina and approved federal reimbursement through FEMA for costs associated with emergency, life-safety actions during...

Liberia, South Carolina: An African American Appalachian Community

September 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Walter Edgar
Soapstone Baptist Church sign, Liberia, S.C.

In 2007, while researching mountain culture in upstate South Carolina, anthropologist John M. Coggeshall stumbled upon the small community of Liberia in the Blue Ridge foothills. There he met Mable Owens Clarke and her family, the remaining members of a small African...

Information for Residents after Tropical Depression Florence

September 16, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Home

COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sunday, September 16, 2018) – Residents affected by Tropical Depression Florence should continue monitoring local news sources and verified, official social media feeds for the most up-to-date information about communities and what to do when returning home...

Tropical Depression Florence: "The Second Phase of Our Work Has Already Begun" Says Governor McMaster

September 16, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
Governor at SCEMD

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, September 16, 2018. According to the National Weather Service, as of 11 a.m., Florence is a tropical...

The Lowcountry Breathing a Sigh of Relief Concerning Florence

September 16, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer
Hunting Island State Park

As Tropical Depression Florence moved further into South Carolina on Saturday, Hunting Island State Park continued to be the only state park open along the coast. This is a relief for the park, as it is still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. In October of...

State, Local Agencies Response to T.D. Florence

September 16, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
First Responders

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Tropical Depression Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Tropical Depression with the...

Florence Still Crawling as Catastrophic Flooding Continues

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
Additional Rain Florence

There IS an end in sight. It’s just not anytime soon for those that need it the most. Even though all tropical storm warnings have been cancelled, the persistent heavy rain and flash flooding from Tropical Storm Florence will continue for several more hours in portions of...

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Horry and Georgetown Counties Tomorrow at 9AM

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
Press Conference with McMaster

At 9AM Tomorrow Morning, All Evacuations Orders will be Lifted COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster today announced that evacuation orders for Horry and Georgetown counties will be lifted tomorrow morning, Sunday, September 16 at 9...

Tropical Storm Florence: Still Potential for Heavy Rainfall and Flooding

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
Team South Carolina

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, September 15, 2018. There has been one storm related fatality at this time. Amber Dorn Lee of Union County...

Evacuation Orders Lifted for Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley, and Colleton Counties

September 15, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Brian Symmes
Governor press conference

Evacuation Orders Remain in Effect for all Zones in Georgetown and Horry Counties COLUMBIA, S.C. – In coordination with local officials, Governor Henry McMaster announced that evacuation orders have been lifted for all residents in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley...

Hurricane Florence: "We're Going to Have to Have Patience" says Governor McMaster

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
McMaster at SCEMD

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2018. "Hurricane Florence is different from those we've had before. This hurricane is going to...

Hurricane Florence Continuing to Cause Outages for Santee Cooper

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Alfred Turner
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Reports from Santee Cooper indicated that as of 3:30 p.m. Friday, some 38,900 Santee Cooper retail customers were without power due to early impacts from Hurricane Florence. Earlier in the afternoon outages peaked at 39,200, and crews were able to restore about 9,000...

Florence: It's Now All About the Flooding

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
Predicted path.

Hurricane Florence has slowed and is now crawling to the west at 6 mph. Life-threatening storm surge, inland flooding, and wind damage are imminent along the coast of North Carolina from Wilmington to the Outer Banks and stretching to northern portions of South Carolina...

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