Twenty-five years ago today, on Sept. 21, 1989, Elizabeth Young had been at home in McClellanville, watching the evening news, when a reporter urged one final time local residents to head to a public shelter, especially if they lived in a one...
It had been 30 years since a major storm had hit South Carolina when the category 4 hurricane rammed inland, just north of Charleston on September...
Stats: Wind speed, 100-120 mph; storm surge, 16-20 feet; few structures and no human inhabitants, so damage was reflected in the natural landscape.
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South Carolina’s poverty rate remained ninth highest in the nation according tothe U.S. Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey data released last week.