South Carolina

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October 04, 2018 - 3:08 pm
By JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD , Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday on charges that he shot seven law enforcement officers, killing one, when deputies tried to serve a search warrant at...
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October 04, 2018 - 10:05 am
By JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD , Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A police officer was killed and six of his comrades were wounded when authorities said an elderly man began shooting at deputies who came to serve a search warrant, barricading himself in his home with children and spraying...
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September 25, 2018 - 8:56 am
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Eleven days ago, Lee Gantt was at a Hurricane Florence party in her neighborhood in Georgetown, where the story goes that some houses haven't flooded from the Sampit River since they were built before the American Revolution. She will spend Tuesday with sandbags, watching...
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September 24, 2018 - 12:23 pm
By GARY D. ROBERTSON, MARTHA WAGGONER and ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Florence is by no means done swamping the Carolinas, where rivers remain high above flood stage and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes Monday. About 6,000 to 8,000 people in...
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September 15, 2018 - 6:24 am
By JEFFREY COLLINS and JONATHAN DREW , Associated Press MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Florence already has proven deadly with its nearly nonstop rain, surging seawater and howling winds, and the threats are days from ending as remnants from what was a major hurricane swirl over the Carolinas. Some...
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September 12, 2018 - 2:30 pm
By JONATHAN DREW and JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — People who thought they were safe from the onslaught of Hurricane Florence began boarding up and Georgia's governor declared a state of emergency Wednesday as uncertainty over the path of the monster storm spread worry...
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September 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricanes Florence North Carolina's governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation for the state's barrier islands as Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast. Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday that he had issued a first-of-its-kind state evacuation to help prompt...
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September 11, 2018 - 11:20 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricanes Florence South Carolina's governor has ordered more than a million people living along the state's coast to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Florence. Gov. Henry McMaster says he's preparing the state for winds as powerful as Hurricane Hugo, which plowed...
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September 08, 2018 - 10:20 am
By JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was...
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August 20, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Richmond , VA (WRVA) - An alligator attacked and killed a woman on South Carolina’s famed Hilton Head Island. The woman was walking her dog near a lagoon when she was grabbed and pulled under water by the alligator. The dog was not harmed. The incident happened Monday morning (8/20/18) around 9:30...
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