South Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, N.C., Sep 22 : South Carolina communities along waterways near the Atlantic coast were racing on Saturday to prepare for the possible onslaught of dangerous flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people. Towns and cities across the state were filling thousands of sandbags, finalizing […]

Flooding expected to worsen as Florence passes through Carolinas

By Ernest Scheyder CONWAY, S.C., Sept 20 : Flooding across the Carolinas in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed 36 people, was expected to worsen over the next couple of days, forecasters said. Twenty-one flood gauges showed major or moderate flooding early on Thursday in southeast North Carolina and northeast South Carolina, where […]