Denny’s Mobile Relief Diner, a 53-foot mobile kitchen, will travel to North Carolina and South Carolina areas impacted by Hurricane Florence to serve free meals to those in need, the national diner chain says.
NaShonda Cooke, a teacher at Carroll Middle School in Raleigh, is on the cover of the Sept. 24, 2018 edition of Time magazine that shares the stories of 13 educators on how it is to make a living. Cooke says she wants a livable wage.
Three people are in custody in York County, South Carolina, after two people were shot near apartments in York County, near Fort Mill, police said. A man and a woman were shot off U.S. 21 at Gold Hill Road.
Bank of America was fined $30 million by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to settle charges it attempted to manipulate the U.S. Dollar International Swaps and Derivatives Association Fix, the CFTC said.
Residents in the Pee Dee and Horry County should prepare for a second wave of flooding. The Waccamaw, Lynches, Little Pee Dee and Big Pee Dee rivers are forecast to crest this weekend and into early next week.
More than 40 hog farms lie in the North Carolina portion of the Waccamaw River basin, adding to potential threats from contaminated floodwater in Horry County. About 80 N.C. hog farm lagoons are in peril after Hurricane Florence.
Columbia Animal Services is housing 35 refugee dogs from the Anson County, N.C., animal shelter. Now another shelter in Chattanooga, Tenn., is taking 60 or so homeless pets from Columbia to relieve the overcrowding.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster is resuming his campaign for governor, a little more than a week after he suspended campaigning as Hurricane Florence approached. Democrat James Smith also is campaigning again.
The Mutual UFO Network, or MUFON, of South Carolina hosts a UFO conference in Columbia SC on Sept. 22 with speakers including Stanton Friedman, an expert on the Roswell, N.M., incident. The event is free.
With the Lumber, Cape Fear, Neuse and Northeast Cape Fear rivers at or near record flood levels in southeast North Carolina, the state Department of Transportation says it has no idea when Interstates 95 and 40 or other major highways to and from the coast will reopen.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster Wednesday suspended Richland prosecutor Dan Johnson, indicted Tuesday on more than two dozen federal charges. McMaster also appointed an interim solicitor to lead the prosecutor’s office.