Residents in the Pee Dee and Horry County should prepare for a second wave of flooding. The Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers are forecast to crest this weekend and into early next week.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster on 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.
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.
More than 6,000 troops have fanned out across S.C. to aid state, local authorities as the Pee Dee and Horry County deal with historic flooding after Florence, flooding expected to worsen over the next week.
Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on fraud charges stemming from allegations he misappropriated public money. A former top Johnson aide also was indicted.
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.
In skirmishing before the latest S.C. public corruption trial, special prosecutor David Pascoe says allegations he was being vindictive when he charged ex-Rep. Jim Harrison with perjury are “patently false.”
Former SC Gov. Nikki Haley took a break from her day job as UN ambassador to take part in a documentary about rock star Joan Jett, one of Haley’s personal heroes. The music legend’s movie premieres this month.
The Pee Dee region and parts of the Piedmont are bracing for river flooding after now-Tropical Depression Florence drenched the Carolinas, swelling waterways. At least six died as a result of the storm.
A Conway-area couple who is expecting their first child in three months prepare for what could be their fourth flood. It’s different this time, as they are having to pack and save baby items in preparation for possible extreme flooding.
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.
Hurricane Florence cost farmers throughout northeast South Carolina an estimated $100 million in damages, and one fourth-generation cotton farmer in Horry County is pleading for financial assistance to stay open.
A Spartanburg, SC, man was charged with indecent exposure after stepping outside his apartment to urinate, according to police. He told officers his mother was using the bathroom in their apartment at the time, which is why he stepped outside to go.
As Family Dollar prepares to close its Matthews headquarters, costing the Charlotte region 900 jobs, dollar stores and parent company Dollar Tree are flying high. But Family Dollar has continued to lag.