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Friday’s Tunnel to Towers 5k is canceled

Friday’s Tunnel to Towers 5k is canceled

The Tunnel to Towers 5k scheduled for Friday (Sept. 14)  has been cancelled due to the approach of Hurricane Florence. It will not be rescheduled, but all registrants can pick up their event t-shirt on Sept. 21 and receive free registration for next year’s event. Registrants should check their email for full details.  

by · September 13, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Man charged in shooting at West Columbia apartment complex

Man charged in shooting at West Columbia apartment complex

A Columbia man accused of shooting into a crowd and injuring two people last month has been arrested. Isaiah Deshaun Butler, 20, is charged with two counts of attempted murder for shooting several times at Riverbend Apartments in West Columbia, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information detectives gathered at the scene that night, they believe Butler fired shots from […]

by · September 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Latest track of Hurricane Florence shows higher threat to Lexington County

Latest track of Hurricane Florence shows higher threat to Lexington County

The National Weather Service reported just before midnight, Tuesday , that the track of Hurricane Florence has shifted slightly southwest. The track now shows a pattern moving inland in northern South Carolina. According to the NWS, the regions with the highest threat for a significant impact are the Pee Dee, and the northern Midlands area (north of I-20.) There is […]

by · September 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G is increasing flows into the Lower Saluda River

SCE&G is increasing flows into the Lower Saluda River

SCE&G is increasing flows into the Lower Saluda River to the Red Range in an effort to lower the lake level prior to arrival of Hurricane Florence. This will increase river levels on both the Lower Saluda and Congaree Rivers. This will also result in a drop in dissolved oxygen in the Lower Saluda River below state standards. SCE&G will […]

by · September 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
SCE&G urges preparation for significant weather event

SCE&G urges preparation for significant weather event

As Hurricane Florence approaches, SCE&G is encouraging customers to be prepared and stay safe for what may be a prolonged outage event. “Regardless of this storm’s exact path, we anticipate Florence will bring dangerous winds and the potential for heavy rain and flooding across our service territory, which could result in significant power outages for our customers,” said SCE&G Vice […]

by · September 12, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Airport High School – Class of 1988 – 30-Year High School Reunion is Sept. 22

Airport High School – Class of 1988 – 30-Year High School Reunion is Sept. 22

The Airport High School – Class of 1988 – 30-Year High School Reunion. is Sat, September 22, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. It’s at Vista Union, 700 Gervais Street, Columbia. Click here for a link to buy tickets There is a private party from 7-10 pm with Pool tables, Outdoor Area, Music and Food. Included are heavy hors d’oeuvres […]

by · September 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Direct path of Hurricane Florence still too early to predict

Direct path of Hurricane Florence still too early to predict

Florence is a powerful Category 4 hurricane. It could turn out to be one of the strongest to ever hit the East Coast. According to the National Hurricane Center, it’s too early to know exactly how South Carolina will be impacted. As of 11 p.m. Monday Florence was a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 140 MPH and […]

by · September 11, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Lexington County schools closed Tuesday

Lexington County schools closed Tuesday

Under the direction of SC Gov. Henry McMaster, Lexington School District Two- and all Lexington County Schools- will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 11, as SC prepares for Hurricane Florence. All Richland and Lexington County schools will be closed starting Tuesday, according to a Lexington County Twitter post. The cancellation is an order from S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster. Schools will be […]

by · September 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
S.C. agencies, residents prepare for “powerful” Hurricane Florence

S.C. agencies, residents prepare for “powerful” Hurricane Florence

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division continues to monitor Hurricane Florence, which forecasters say could affect the East Coast as a powerful storm. The state Emergency Operations Center is operational, staffed by emergency personnel from various state agencies and emergency organizations. The SEOC will be operational 24 hours a day until further notice. A FEMA coordinating officer and an incident […]

by · September 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
Gov. Henry McMaster declares State of Emergency to prepare for possibility of Tropical Storm Florence

Gov. Henry McMaster declares State of Emergency to prepare for possibility of Tropical Storm Florence

Be prepared. Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order Saturday declaring a state of emergency. McMaster, along with the S.C. Emergency Management Division, has urged South Carolinians to prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Florence impacting the state. The executive order enables all state agencies to coordinate resources in preparation for Hurricane Florence. “This storm is too powerful and its […]

by · September 10, 2018 · 0 comments · NEWS
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