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  1. How S.C.'s different responses to Florence and Michael reflect lessons learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    South Carolina's response to news of Hurricane Michael, as opposed to its response to Hurricane Florence, showed a thoughtful adjustment by state officials, suggesting that some important lessons were learned between the two storms. Tracking the path of a hurricane is an imprecise science and Hurricane Florence did cause tremendous damage to parts of the Carolinas.


  2. McMaster and Smith will face off in two governor debates in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    South Carolina voters will finally get a glimpse of their governor and his Democratic challenger going head-to-head on the issues in two televised debates scheduled for Oct. 17 and Oct. 25. Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic Rep. James Smith will take the stage at Francis Marion University in Florence on Wed. Oct. 17 and at Greenville Technical College in Greenville on Thurs.


  3. South Carolina: You now have until October 17 to register to vote in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    You can register online; via fax, email, or regular mail; or in person by Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 6 midterm elections has been extended by more than a week, which means voters now have until Wed. Oct. 17 to register to vote.


  4. The Agenda: Floodwaters rising near Conway and Georgetown; Mt....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Today I toured Nichols with Mayor Lawson Battle, Sen. Kent Williams, and other local officials. The town, devastated by Matthew, has flooded even worse from Florence.


  5. The Agenda: McMaster asks for $1.2 billion in aid for Florence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Thank you President Trump for coming to South Carolina to see the impact of Hurricane Florence and to talk with some of those most affected. pic.twitter.com/yg5RaRXZdG On Thursday, Gov. Henry McMaster requested more than $1.2 billion in federal aid to help coastal S.C. recover, but the real worry is the ongoing potential for flooding as stormwater flows downstream.


  6. The Agenda: McMaster spots S.C. men stranded in floodwaters; Trump...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Thank you for the flawless teamwork of the South Carolina National Guard, Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office, and Louisiana Swift Water team to save these men's lives! Your governor and the people of South Carolina are proud of you. https://t.co/aJD6JkzYE7 BREAKING: We've discovered some people trapped on the roof of their car, near Wallace, SC - and contacted first responders on the ground - who are on the way to the scene.


  7. Trump will stop in South Carolina on Wednesday to assess Florence damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    President Donald Trump will land in Myrtle Beach Wednesday morning to visit a part of South Carolina hit hardest by Hurricane Florence. two sources confirmed the trip, though the exact areas the president will visit with Gov. Henry McMaster remain unclear.


  8. For some in Charleston, evacuating is a privilege they just can't affordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    As evening fell on the heart of the Charleston peninsula on Wednesday, the typical rush hour bustle was replaced by a handful of cars cruising through deserted intersections. The familiar crossroads at Calhoun and King streets - where hotels and national chains normally overlook tourists, residents, and students coming and going from College of Charleston - resembled the empty set of a Western film as shops closed early, sandbags rested against doors, and residents worked their way inland to avoid the worst of Hurricane Florence.


  9. Emergency shelter info for Charleston-area residents during Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Charleston County will not be operating any shelters during Hurricane Florence, which as of Tuesday morning, is a Category 4 storm with wind speeds of 130 miles per hour. "We do not have safe shelter space for a Cat 4 or 5," said county spokesman Shawn Smetana in an email Tuesday afternoon.


  10. CARTA will run a 14-stop emergency shuttle to local shelters starting Tues. at noonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Just in time for Gov. Henry McMaster's mandatory evacuation order to go into effect in the coast, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority will run an emergency "circulator" starting Tues. Sept.


  11. Sanford loses his first election ever, McMaster forced into runoff,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | Charleston City Paper

    Tuesday's statewide primaries finished with mostly expected results, save for one bombshell that some are saying represents the power of Trump's influence on the Republican electorate. As of 1 a.m. Wednesday morning, slightly over 89 percent of counties had completely reported their election results.


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