• The Latest: Floodwater up to doorsteps in S. Carolina town

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence : 4:35 p.m. Floodwaters from Florence are lapping at doorsteps of some homes in the town of Bennettsville, South Carolina, where firefighters used an inflatable boat to get some residents to dry ground. Heavy rain from the remnants of Hurricane Florence caused the street to flood Sunday on Talon Drive where Mildred Smith lives across the street from her niece, Jovanaka Smith.
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  • The Latest: Another town in SC flooded by Florence

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence : 2:05 p.m. A small town in northeast South Carolina is getting flooding rains from what's left of Florence. Downpours overnight flooded main roads in the town of Cheraw early Sunday and brought water to the doorsteps of some low-lying homes. Cheraw Police Chief Keith Thomas says about 12 people were evacuated from four homes. Police rescued five others from cars that stalled out in floodwaters. Thomas says no one was injured.
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