Cook and customers find salvation at Jubilee Cafe

‘This is the Southwest,” Norma Garcia explains, methodically assembling a salad that Jubilee Market Cafe in North Charleston prices at $5. Garcia, who’s in charge of the tiny restaurant’s kitchen, is a blunt and boxy 42-year-old woman; she dresses for work in a bright...

Tourists try enjoying Charleston amid stormy weather

When Lorraine and Paul McFarland visited New York, they encountered a blizzard. When they went to British Columbia, wildfires raged in the mountains. When they came to Charleston for a 10-day stay, a 1,000-year storm flooded the city.

Rising to flood’s challenge

Catastrophic rainstorms like this one happen only every thousand years, climate and weather experts explained as unprecedented flooding forced people out of their homes, closed roads and submerged stalled vehicles. One can only hope that assessment holds true.