Hurricane Florence

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February 18, 2019 - 7:16 pm
Myrtle Beach, S.C. - SCEMA19, the South Carolina Emergency Management Association’s annual emergency management workshop being held at the Marriott Resort & Spa Grande Dunes, will feature sessions on some of the most serious emergency incidents from the previous year, including Hurricanes...
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Evan Smith
February 11, 2019 - 3:06 pm
New data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration this week confirmed what many Carolina residents already knew all too well: Hurricane Florence had a devastating impact. From a sheer dollars and cents perspective, the tropical cyclone, which first made landfall back in...
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Evan Smith
December 07, 2018 - 3:46 pm
Small businesses, farmers’ co-ops and some nonprofits affected by Hurricane Michael in October may be eligible for low-interest loans from the federal government. The U.S. Small Business Administration says that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available in 25 eligible counties in South Carolina...
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South Carolina Radio Network
October 25, 2018 - 10:40 am
OCTOBER 24, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK Image: SC Emergency Management Agency The Horry County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday it has fired two corrections officers as part of its investigation into the drowning of two mental health detainees last month. The sheriff’s office said officers...
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South Carolina Radio Network
October 08, 2018 - 10:11 am
OCTOBER 8, 2018 BY RENEE SEXTON (South Carolina Radio Network) The South Carolina Department of Transportation continues to make progress repairing $75 million in roads damaged by Hurricane Florence and the subsequent flooding. SCDOT Pegues Circle in Marlboro County washed out by heavy rain from...
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Evan Smith
September 26, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Simpsonville Mayor Janice Curtis said that after the tornado they went through several years ago, she can understand how someone could feel helpless after a natural disaster. “But sometimes just having your basic needs met makes a lot of difference," Curtis said, "at least as far as coping with...
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South Carolina Radio Network
September 20, 2018 - 8:48 am
As people along the Pee Dee River Basin brace for the flooded river to rise a second time, the 334th Air Expeditionary Group is standing by at Joint Base Charleston, ready for the rescue call. “We have rescue forces here at Charleston Air Force Base here in South Carolina for a relief effort, if...
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Horry County
South Carolina Radio Network
September 20, 2018 - 8:31 am
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018 BY SOUTH CAROLINA RADIO NETWORK President Donald Trump said during a brief stop in Conway on Wednesday that South Carolina is in for a “rough few days” as floodwaters head downstream following Hurricane Florence. But the president said his administration is standing by to help. “...
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FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, file photo flooded vehicles sit on a closed section of Interstate 95 in Lumberton, N.C., where the Lumber river overflowed following flooding from Hurricane Florence. Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but local authorities say people shouldn’t rely on them. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
September 17, 2018 - 8:36 pm
Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Florence has raised concerns whether dams across the state, some of them in poor condition, will be able to hold up under the strain. State officials have been monitoring dam safety in cooperation with local authorities and say there has...
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An unidentified family member carries Ruth Brady to safety at the Wilmington airport in Wilmington, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Brady was one of several family members rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew north of Wilmington. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2018 - 8:22 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Throwing a lifeline to a city surrounded by floodwaters, emergency crews delivered food and water to Wilmington on Monday as rescuers picked up more people stranded by Hurricane Florence and the storm's remnants took aim at the densely populated Northeast. The death toll...
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