Many older neighborhoods that experienced catastrophic flooding this weekend likely would not be allowed to be built today. Source: P&C
Sunday vs. Wednesday #SCFlood pic.twitter.com/MhgOl1I1Nd
— North Charleston (@NorthCharleston) October 7, 2015
The cost of flood damage this week could top $1 billion, says one insurance industry analyst. Source: G’ville News
A flood warning remains in effect for much of the Lowcountry today with more trouble possible in northern areas on the Ashley. Source: P&C
South Carolina will play LSU this weekend in Baton Rouge after massive flooding in Columbia. Proceeds from the game, minus expenses, will be donated USC to help assist in flood recovery. Source: AP, The State
North Charleston City council will provide an update on a possible lawsuit by the family of Walter Scott, who was shot and killed on April 4 after a traffic stop by North Charleston PD. Source: AP
Emanuel AME Rev. Norvel Goff held a news conference at the church on Thursday, refuting claims made in a Post and Courier report last week of alleged financial mismanagement at his previous churches, vowing to “expose” those critical of Mother Emanuel and calling the Pulitzer Prize-winning paper “satanic.” P&C response: “Post and Courier Executive Editor Mitch Pugh said the newspaper stands by its story.” Source: P&C
Goff says he is asking for an apology and retraction. Calls it evil and satanic behavior.
— Mitch Pugh (@SCMitchP) October 7, 2015
A potential Joe Biden presidential campaign would likely lead to a Democratic scramble to tie up support from minorities, particularly in early states like South Carolina. Source: NYT
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