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Beaufort County Waits to See What Florence Will Do

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Carolyn Sawyer
Beaufort South Carolina

Beaufort County Sherriff P.J. Tanner held a press conference this morning. He discussed the county’s current preparations for the possible effects of Hurricane Florence. While there is not a mandatory evacuation in place, he urged residents to leave if they could,...

Hurricane Florence: Images Before the Storm

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
South Carolinians preparing for Hurricane Florence

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 Florence. SCETV and Palmetto Scene viewers are welcome to submit their photos by tweeting them to @...

Hurricane Florence: "This Hurricane is Unpredictable" says Governor McMaster

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
SCEMD

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this afternoon at 2 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Hurricane Florence has slowed slightly, but McMaster said that it could in fact pick back...

Nichols Prepares for Hurricane Florence, SCDNR Explains How Rain in NC impacts SC

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Thelisha Eaddy
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Flooding will be a major concern for parts of South Carolina, possibly during and after Hurricane Florence makes landfall. The town of Nichols, in Marion county, experienced severe flooding in 2016 during the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Disaster Recovery Coordinator...

Louisiana's Cajun Navy Arrives in South Carolina

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Cajun Navy

The Louisiana Cajun Navy have arrived in South Carolina ahead of landfall of Hurricane Florence. The Louisiana Cajun Navy are informal volunteer groups comprised of private boat owners who assist in search and rescue efforts. They were formed in the aftermath of Hurricane...

Free Virtual Care Available During Hurricane Florence

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by John Lewis
MUSC virtual care

Dangerous storms like Hurricane Florence force millions of people to evacuate their homes. While the storm slowly makes its way toward the Carolinas, much of coastal South Carolina is under a mandatory evacuation order to avoid the potentially deadly storm. As emergency...

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips to Follow During Storm

September 12, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Aimee Crouch
Food

As Hurricane Florence heads for South Carolina, the probability of many in the area losing power and flooding is high. One area that this can affect is food safety. The USDA recommends consumers take the following steps to reduce waste and the risk of foodborne illness...

Internet Architecture "UnConference" Returns to Upstate South Carolina

September 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Representational State Transfer may sound like a diplomatic term but in actuality, it involves Internet architecture and is better known by its acronym: REST . For those software engineers in our audience who use REST, you probably already know that South Carolina happens...

Hurricane and Storm Surge Warnings Issued Ahead of Florence

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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Life-threatening storm surge and extreme wind damage is becoming more likely from Major Hurricane Florence in portions of South and North Carolina, which prompted the National Hurricane Center to issue a Hurricane Warning and Storm Surge Warning for more than 350 miles of...

Hurricane Florence: Report from Beaufort, SC

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Carolyn Sawyer
Beaufort Riverfront

In a Tuesday morning press conference, Governor Henry McMaster, in coordination with state and local officials, lifted the mandatory evacuation order for zones in Beaufort, Colleton, and Jasper counties, with the exception of Edisto Beach. This left many in Beaufort having...

Hurricane Florence: Evacuation Order Lifted in Three Counties, SC Continues to Prepare

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
SCEMD

Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public in a press conference from South Carolina’s Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) this morning at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018. From the office of the Governor, due to updated predictions from the National Hurricane...

Gov. Henry McMaster Lifts Mandatory Evacuations for Southern Coastal Counties

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Alfred Turner
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Evacuation Order Remains in Effect for Edisto Beach and all Central and Northern Coastal Counties Residents in the southern most parts of South Carolina no longer need to evacuate due to Hurricane Florence. Due to updated predictions from the National Hurricane Center,...

Hurricane Florence: See What’s Happening on the Coast

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
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Keep track of the weather virtually with live streaming web cams positioned on South Carolina’s coastline. Myrtle Beach - Broadwalk Myrtle Beach - Coral Beach Resort Edisto Beach Murrells Inlet Charleston- Folly Beach Charleston- Isle of Palms Kiawah Island To check out...

Follow SCEMD on Twitter

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Weather by SCEMD
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Keep up-to-date on Hurricane Florence by following official information from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Tweets by SCEMD

Easily Accessible, Affordable, Content-Rich Renewal Courses

September 11, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV Teacher Recertification offers courses in ELA, science, social studies, the arts, career education, natural history, and more … to meet your SC teaching license renewal needs. Each course earns 20 renewal credits (NO graduate credit). Cost: $75 each. Courses approved by...

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