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Many Without Power Due to Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Santee Cooper
Santee Cooper

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – As of midmorning September 14th, more than 25,000 Santee Cooper retail customers had lost power due to early impacts from Hurricane Florence. On the transmission side, two lines were locked out, both in the northern Horry County area. The transmission...

Columbia Braces for Heavy Rain

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Tabitha Safdi
Hurricane Florence- Columbia

As Hurricane Florence hits the coast, it's leaving everyone in the Midlands waiting and watching. The storm is expected to produce high amounts of rainfall in Columbia and surrounding communities. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says they learned some valuable lessons with...

Many in the Charleston Area Shelter in Place for Florence

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Victoria Hansen
Dunleavys Pub on Sullivan's Island is boarded up but open for business

Just hours before hurricane Florence slammed into North Carolina, Dallas Cone and his nearly 1 year-old daughter Hannah sat in the sand on Sullivan’s Island just outside of Charleston enjoying the cool breeze and growing waves. He admitted his family was poised to leave,...

Successfully Starting Off The School Year With Classroom Technology

September 14, 2018 - Posted in Education by Carla Jefferson
High school students sitting around a table with a tablet with teacher engaging with them

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series A new school year brings a fresh start for all involved. How quickly we forget the stress that comes with the beginning of school. Lockers, lunch numbers, and buses, oh my! Beginning a new school year with new technology can also add...

Sticking It Out: Beaufort Awaits Florence

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Sawyer
Hunting Island Surfing

Beaufort County neighbors remained torn on Thursday over the impending storm after governor Henry McMaster lifted the mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Florence. Some locals and visitors took advantage of the still beautiful weather down in Beaufort Waterfront Park...

Hurricane Florence Slows as It Approaches the Coast of North Carolina

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jim Huffman
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Hurricane Florence is now only moving at 5 mph. This will prolong the risks of life-threatening storm surge and wind damage, which are imminent along the coast of North Carolina from Wilmington to the Outer Banks. The first tornado warned cell associated with outer bands of...

South Carolina Braced for Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Derrec Becker
South Carolina Emergency Management Division logo

The South Carolina Emergency Response Team continues to track Hurricane Florence and remains fully dedicated to preparing for the storm's potential impact on South Carolina. Forecasters say that Florence is currently a Category 2 hurricane with the capacity to bring record...

Hurricane Florence slowing down as it approaches the coast of North Carolina.

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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Hurricane Florence is now only moving at 5 mph. This will prolong the risks of life-threatening storm surge and wind damage, which are imminent along the coast of North Carolina from Wilmington to the Outer Banks. The first tornado warned cell associated with outer bands of...

Hurricane Florence: "This is Still a Very, Very Dangerous Storm." says Governor McMaster.

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
Governor McMaster

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., Thursday, September 13, 2018. The conference began with a reading and prayer from Chaplain and National Guard Captain...

Santee Cooper Crew Numbers Continue to Increase for Hurricane Recovery Effort

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Editor
Santee Cooper line workers stock trucks in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, in advance of Hurricane Florence.

Santee Cooper will have approximately 130 line and tree crews –roughly four times the number during normal conditions - working to restore outages on its system caused by Hurricane Florence, including more than 70 mutual aid and contract crews coming from Florida, Tennessee...

What Should You Have in Your Hurricane Emergency Kit?

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Kaitlyn Park
Boarded up restaurant

As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coastline, South Carolinians are preparing and evacuating. South Carolina's Emergency Management Division advises having an emergency kit ready whether you are traveling to stay with friends and family, going to a shelter, or...

Mary Alice Monroe Featured in First "By The River" Episode

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Holly Bounds Jackson
Mary Alice Monroe featured in first By The River Episode

The first episode of SCETV’s latest show, By The River , features one of The Palmetto State’s most beloved authors. Mary Alice Monroe, author of The Beach House series, shares some of her neighbors’ greatest passions: a love for the rich beauty found in the Lowcountry. One...

SCETV to Premier "By the River" Thursday, Sept. 13

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Holly Bounds Jackson and Dr. Caroline Saywer

South Carolina is blessed with gifted writers. To celebrate this gift, a new program, By the River , premieres on ETV Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8 p.m. Produced by ETV and USC-Beaufort, the show will feature in-depth conversations with Palmetto State authors and poets set...

The Importance of HAM Radio During a Storm

September 13, 2018 - Posted in Weather by Aimee Crouch
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With Hurricane Florence heading to the coast, communications could become an issue between emergency personnel. HAM, or amateur radio, is used when nothing else will work. S.C. Emergency Management Director, Kim Stenson said, "Amateur radio, ham radio, is extremely...

Retro Beach Motels Making a Comeback

September 13, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Will Brennan

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but everything seems to be going retro these days. It probably all started with our kids buying record players and vinyl LPs. The latest trend in retro we’ve just discovered is the restoration of the old mid-century beach motels. Mike...

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