COLUMBIA -- South Carolina is the only state that since 2007 hasn't been hit by a weather-related event devastating enough to merit a FEMA disaster declaration, according to a recent report.
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Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, has filed a bill to reduce wind-insurance rates by increasing the number of companies writing policies in the state and giving homeowners access to more information when buying and renewing policies.
New hurricane plans that could mean earlier evacuations have some Grand Strand hoteliers and tourism promoters concerned.
A major change is coming to the Carolina Forest area this hurricane season, in that a portion of the burgeoning community is now included in one of Horry County’s three evacuation zones.
Two days before the start of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, area emergency officials are rolling out a dramatic change in storm coverage that includes much larger evacuation zones and earlier evacuation orders.