What you need to know to prepare for flooding in Georgetown

Georgetown officials are strongly urging residents in the City of Georgetown, Plantersville, and areas west of Hwy 17 on Waccamaw Neck to evacuate due to likely flooding.
Kirk weakens to tropical depression; Leslie forms
FIRST ALERT: Tropical Storm Kirk forms in eastern Atlantic
  Georgetown Co. community under boil-water advisory
  Georgetown Co. expecting to see 10 to 15 feet of water in some places
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TODAY'S HEADLINES

Some still without power on Lake Waccamaw after Florence
Some people living on Lake Waccamaw are still without power after Hurricane Florence left many homes with severe flood damage. The storm rose the water level in the lake by several feet, according to people who live near the lake and stayed for the storm.
Police respond to robbery in downtown Charleston
A person was robbed on the 100 block of Meeting Street, according to Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch.
Georgetown Co. School District closes ahead of flooding
Due to local evacuation notices and preparations for the impending flood event resulting from Hurricane Florence, Georgetown County School District will be closed Monday, September 24.

  Georgetown Co. community under boil-water advisory

Some residents in Georgetown County are under a boil water advisory while others are being asked to significantly reduce water consumption before anticipated flooding begins.

Red Cross relief efforts continuing in areas affected by Hurricane Florence

The American Red Cross is continuing its efforts to help people who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence.
  Georgetown Co. expecting to see 10 to 15 feet of water in some places
Deputies investigating early-morning shooting on Johns Island
Waccamaw River begins overtopping pond at Santee Cooper

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Kirk weakens to tropical depression; Leslie forms
Firefighters wash dead fish off stretch of NC highway

NC mother gives birth in mobile hospital due to Florence’s floodwaters

Keyanna McIntyre arrived at the mobile hospital at 8 a.m. Friday, 41-weeks pregnant and with nowhere else to go.

  Church catches fire hours before firefighter’s wedding

Conrad and DaLiza Fernandes were married at a nearby church.

SPORTS

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (9/23)

  Johnson’s kick return caps Bulldogs comeback against Bears

Rod Johnson returned a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown with less than one minute to play to give The Citadel a thrilling, 38-31, victory over Mercer Saturday afternoon at Five Star Stadium.