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Two Detainees Dead in South Carolina as Sheriff’s Van Swept Away by Floodwaters

Authorities in South Carolina said two detainees were killed Tuesday night when a jail transport van was swept away by floodwaters. The Horry County Sheriff’s Office transportation vehicle was traveling on U.S. Route 76 near the Little Pee Dee River when it was overtaken. Two Horry County Sheriff’s

YAHOO! - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

2 detainees drown in sheriff's van amid flooding, brings Florence death toll to 37

CONWAY, S.C. - Two people being transported in a sheriff's office van in South Carolina died Tuesday when the vehicle was overcome by floodwaters, the Horry County Sheriff's Office confirmed. The vehicle, staffed by two Horry County deputies, was transporting two detainees from Conway to Darlington

USA TODAY - 2018-09-19 03:56:15

Two patients die after Horry County deputies drive van through floodwaters

The vehicle, staffed by two Horry County Sheriff’s Office deputies, was traveling west on U.S. 76 approximately half a mile from the Little Pee Dee River, according to a news release from the Horry County Sheriff’s Office.

SCNOW - 2018-09-19 02:49:00

Double murder near Andrews under investigation

Buy NowLaw enforcement is investigating after the bodies of two men were found in a home outside of Andrews Monday afternoon.Williamsburg County Deputy Coroner Murrie Beaufort said the victims are 30-year-old Marvin Wilson Jr. and 32-year-old Dethonia Gibson. The men died of gunshot wounds, Beaufort

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-09-18 12:53:00

They were flooded by Matthew 2 years ago. But this Horry County community wants to stay put

Flood waters crept toward Ronnie Alston’s house in Bucksport from two directions after Hurricane Matthew in 2016 but stopped just short of his home of 43 years.Alston and his neighbors know it could be a different story over the next few days, when trillions of gallons of water dropped by Hurricane

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-09-18 19:27:00

Trump declares disaster for eight SC counties

COLUMBIA, S.C. – President Donald Trump declared a major disaster exists in South Carolina, according to a statement from the governor’s office.


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

NCAA soccer player of the year watch -- South Carolina Gamecocks goalkeeper Mikayla Krzeczowski at her busiest best

Each week during the soccer season, we'll recognize a player whose recent performances reinforce her place among the best in the nation. Consider it our way to check in on, or in some cases introduce, the personalities who will shape the race for espnW player of the year.

ESPN - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Officials wary of flooding in Georgetown County in wake of Florence

Officials say flooding after Hurricane Florence within the next week could be as bad or worse in Georgetown County than flooding after Hurricane Matthew in 2016, but they are remaining optimistic.Experts and emergency officials are monitoring water levels and flooding in North Carolina and the Upsta

SOUTHSTRANDNEWS.COM - 2018-09-19 04:00:00

Georgetown County schools to reopen Wednesday

The Georgetown County School District said students will return to class Wednesday, Sept. 19, following damage assessments in the wake of Hurricane Florence.


23-year-old man drowns in overturned truck in Georgetown County

A 23-year-old Georgetown County man died early Sunday after a truck he was riding in overturned in flood waters, according to county Coroner Kenny Johnson.Michael Dalton Prince was trapped in the flooded vehicle and drowned, Johnson said Sunday. He was found unresponsive and declared dead at the sce


Stormwater study underway as flood frustrations rise in Georgetown

“There is a major issue with drainage on this part of Queen Street,” said Beth Ness. She told ABC News 4 her street floods on a regular basis, even without hurricane-level rainfall.

ABCNEWS4.COM - 2018-09-18 06:31:24

Death caused by flood waters in Georgetown County

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WBTW) - A storm-related death has been reported in Georgetown County after a driver accidentally entered flood waters.A report from the National Weather Service confirms a person accidentally drove into a flooded area around 3 a.m. Sunday morning in the Plantersville community


Georgetown Co. Schools remain closed due to significant rainfall on Sunday evening

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) - Significant rainfall on Sunday evening caused additional flooding, damage to schools, unsafe road conditions, and ongoing flash flood advisories, in addition to displacing many more students and staff members.

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-09-18 12:54:24

Traffic flowing on U.S. 501 towards Conway, Myrtle Beach

Conway, SC (FOX Carolina) - After being closed last night, U.S. 501 is open with traffic flowing back to Conway, S.C.Monday the S.C. Department of Public Safety tweeted:"US 501 and S.C. 22, south bound traffic will divert onto S.C. 22. You can use US 701 exit to go into Conway."Monday morning, S.C.


The Latest: 2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

Officials say about 10,000 people are in shelters, and a new one is opening in one hard-hit county.

AP - 2018-09-19 03:25:06

Georgetown businesses stay open despite Florence

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) - Georgetown county has experienced some of the most significant effects of Tropical Depression Florence, but that hasn't stopped a couple businesses from running.


Here is when and where forecasters say the Waccamaw, Little Pee Dee Rivers will crest

Flood waters are not expected to reach their peak for about seven to 10 days, according to the latest National Weather Service information. The river is expected to reach 18.8 feet high, which would beat the 17.9 feet record.

MYRTLEBEACHONLINE.COM - 2018-09-18 08:43:00

Georgetown County downgrading emergency status; Florence bringing major flooding to Waccamaw River

The S.C. National Guard and state Department of Transportationwere working to block oncoming flood waters in the Waccamaw River at Conway. Highway 501 northbound is closed coming into Conway. The river could reach record flood levels within the next 10 days, the National Weather Service said. Curren


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