South Carolina Emergency Management Division

Patrick Gentry
March 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
South Carolina emergency officials are getting ready to mark severe weather awareness week. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division is joining with the National Weather Service starting Sunday to remind people about the dangers of tornadoes and flooding. They are encouraging people to buy...
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Patrick Gentry
February 19, 2019 - 2:20 pm
South Carolina's emergency agency is again nationally accredited. The South Carolina Emergency Management Division says the recognition extends the accreditation the agency first won in 2008 and had renewed in 2013. In the last five years, South Carolina emergency officials have responded to three...
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October 10, 2018 - 11:14 am
(AP) -- Tropical Storm Michael continues to weaken as it over eastern Georgia as it makes its way toward the Carolinas. Early Thursday, the eye of Michael was about 90 miles northeast of Macon, Georgia and 45 miles west of Augusta. The storm's maximum sustained winds have decreased to 50 mph and it...
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Patrick Gentry
September 24, 2018 - 11:29 am
The South Carolina Emergency Response Team is monitoring and preparing for the water levels of rivers to continue to rise. The forecast is for flood waters in portions of the Pee Dee region including Horry and Georgetown counties to crest this week. Residents should continue to monitor local media...
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