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Roadway flooding in Barnwell, S.C.

BARNWELL, S.C. (WJBF) - According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, there is roadway flooding in Barnwell, SC at SC 37 by Yellow Ribbon Road.

WJBF.COM - 2018-09-17 11:24:05

Dead man found in truck near elementary school, Richland County deputies say

When they went to investigate, they found a man who had been shot in the upper body, according to the statement. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

THE STATE - 2018-09-18 11:30:00

Body of North Carolina toddler, Kaiden Lee-Welch, found in Florence floodwaters - ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – While the hurricane-force winds have ended, the dangers posed by Florence are still achingly real for so many in the Carolinas.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-09-17 16:05:48

South Carolina town worries plan to save road will flood homes

CONWAY, S.C.- A year ago, floodwaters from hurricanes Floyd and Matthew came close to entering Joe Holmes' house in South Carolina, but he dodged those bullets. Now, with Florence, he doesn't feel so lucky.

WSOC-TV - 2018-09-18 12:18:41

President Trump to visit South Carolina and North Carolina to assess Florence damage

The visit comes as both states struggle with continued flooding from the horrific storm, which thus far has been blamed for 32 deaths and power outages for about 300,000 people.

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-09-18 17:34:00

UPDATE| Deputies searching for suspect, considered armed and dangerous

Monday, Sept. 17, 20189:08 pmAIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Deputies say the suspect that left the scene of an accident is considered armed and dangerous.An Aiken Bloodhound team is searching for 30-year-old Brandon Donnell Jackson of Wagener.Investigators say this began as a domestic argument be

WRDW-TV - 2018-09-17 23:24:00

Ocracoke Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks mostly 'lucked out' in Hurricane Florence

The Swan Quarter ferry departs for Ocracoke Island, in North Carolina's Outer Banks, Sept. 17, 2018, the second day the island was reopened to residents after Hurricane Florence.Matt Burkhartt/mburkhartt@citizentimes.comFullscreen

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2018-09-18 14:59:00

Reward offered in search for Aiken burglary suspect

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) - A $1000 dollar reward is being offered to find an Aiken burglary suspect.32-year-old Domonic Carter is wanted for burglary, larceny and resisting arrest.Investigators say on August 8th a call came in about a suspicious person in the Dupont Landing neighborhood.Police say Carter

WJBF.COM - 2018-09-17 14:40:54

Man accused of setting a popular Augusta restaurant on fire is going to trial

AUGUSTA, GA (WJBF) - The man accused of setting a popular Augusta restaurant on fire is expected to head to trial Sept. 17.Roland Croyle plead not guilty to several counts of arson and 20 counts of aggravated assault.Investigators say last year he ran his car into Twin Peaks and then set it on fire.

WJBF.COM - 2018-09-17 12:50:52

Florence kills four in South Carolina; death toll now at 15

Four people have died in South Carolina from Hurricane Florence and its aftermath, authorities have confirmed, while the total death toll has climbed to 15 on Sunday in both Carolinas.


S. Carolina town worries plan to save road will flood homes

Vivian Chestnut, left, and her neighbor Morgan Sellers walk through floodwaters around Chestnut's home in Conway, S.C., on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Chestnut and Sellers worry the decision by the state of South Carolina to build a higher wall on the main highway to Myrtle Beach to keep it open might p

MONTREAL GAZETTE - 2018-09-18 04:40:42

8 South Carolina school districts in the CSRA to receive funding for new SROs

Dr. Gilmore says safety is paramount in her district. "One of our goals is to create culture and climate, a positive culture and climate, that is safe for our students and having a resource officer in every school, is aligned to those goals," Dr. Gilmore added.

WJBF.COM - 2018-09-17 20:19:19

Carolina residents reeling after Florence - CNN Video

Carolina residents reeling after FlorenceResidents in North and South Carolina fight rising floodwaters as officials warn the worst is yet to come.Source: CNN

CNN - 2018-09-18 01:58:14

Calhoun County Sheriff's officers recover stolen truck, take suspect into custody

Calhoun County Sheriff's OfficeOfficers of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office recovered a Chevrolet 2500 truck that had been reported stolen in the possession of a resident of Columbia Road near Swansea on Sept. 6.Sgt. Jimmy Orso answered a call at 147 Precious Court, Swansea about the stolen truck


Wilmington access cut off as Florence flooding overwhelms North Carolina; 32 dead

People waited in long lines for ice, gas and other supplies after their electricity was knocked out by tropical storm Florence. The city of Wilmington, North Carolina, was essentially cut off from the world.USA TODAY

USA TODAY - 2018-09-17 08:01:00

I-95 at South Carolina/North Carolina Border Closed Due to Flooding

© AP/WLTXInterstate 95 generic i95 generic i-95 generic_19354401Dillon, SC (WLTX) - Interstate 95 in Dillon County near the South Carolina/North Carolina border is closed in both directions due to flooding from Florence.The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Department of Transportation both tweeted


Dams in danger of failing, sheriff says, as aftermath of Hurricane Florence wrecks rural SC county

People fled for higher ground Sunday night as creeks rose in Cheraw and rural Chesterfield County, where dams were being battered and at least one was thought to be in danger of failure.Chesterfield County Sheriff Jay Brooks said authorities were concerned about whether the Cheraw State Park dam wou


What a South Carolina Ghost Story Says About Hurricanes and History

Hurricane Florence is dangerously ragingover the Carolinas, with windsover 80 miles per hour, massive flooding, and millions expected tolose power. Official warnings and evacuation orders came throughout the week.


Watch live: Governor and emergency management officials update response to Florence

Watch here at 2:30 p.m. as South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and emergency management officials update what is now Tropical Depression Florence and response to the storm, which continues to drench the region. The storm has contributed to the


T&D REGION: Orangeburg, Calhoun schools to reopen Monday

The OCAB Community Action Agency Orangeburg Office and all OCAB Neighborhood Centers in Orangeburg, Calhoun, Allendale, and Bamberg counties will reopen Monday on the regular schedule. All OCAB Head Start Centers also will reopen for staff and children on the regular schedule.