Portions of I-95 still are closed in South Carolina and North Carolina because of flooding, according to transportation agencies in both states. In South Carolina, the miles closed increased to 17 from nine.
Residents near Chesterfield were shaking their heads after a truck crashed through a hole in a road and hurtled into a rain-swollen creek. On the same road, a car — with four inside — plunged into another hole.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster is resuming his campaign for governor, a little more than a week after he suspended campaigning as Hurricane Florence approached. Democrat James Smith also is campaigning again.
With the Lumber, Cape Fear, Neuse and Northeast Cape Fear rivers at or near record flood levels in southeast North Carolina, the state Department of Transportation says it has no idea when Interstates 95 and 40 or other major highways to and from the coast will reopen.
More than 40 hog farms lie in the North Carolina portion of the Waccamaw River basin, adding to potential threats from contaminated floodwater in Horry County. About 80 N.C. hog farm lagoons are in peril after Hurricane Florence.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster Wednesday suspended Richland prosecutor Dan Johnson, indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen federal charges. McMaster also appointed an interim solicitor to lead the prosecutor’s office.
Residents in the Pee Dee should begin preparing now for a second wave of flooding. The Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers are all forecast to crest this weekend and into early next week.
The Mutual UFO Network, or MUFON, of South Carolina hosts a UFO conference in Columbia SC on Sept. 22 with speakers including Stanton Friedman, an expert on the Roswell, N.M., incident. The event is free.
Three people are in custody in York County, South Carolina, after two people were shot near apartments in York County, near Fort Mill, police said. A man and a woman were shot off U.S. 21 at Gold Hill Road.
Lenore Letellier’s 12 cats were among those saved from flooding in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Florence. Facing a third flood in four years, she said she can’t continue to live in her Conway area home.
Evangelist Franklin Graham said sexual assault accusations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from when he was a teenager are ‘not relevant’ 40 years later, and urged the Senate to confirm him.