Floodwater has the potential to carry with it a whole host of pollutants, from spilled hog waste in North Carolina to coal ash at the former Grainger plant in Conway. But it's not clear what toxins might be in the water.
This Myrtle Beach motel became an epicenter of a huge flood relief effort that now not only offers housing but three meals a day catered by local businesses.
Hurricane Florence's floodwaters are wreaking devastation in one area after another in a slow march downstream through South Carolina.
Hurricane Florence has so far claimed nine lives in South Carolina.
As rising rivers and waterways threaten to cut off most routes into Horry County, the area's congressman is renewing the call for an interstate connection to the area.
Spinning as if in slow-motion, Tropical Storm Florence continued its agonizing march across South Carolina on Saturday, dropping record amounts of rain and leaving fears of catastrophic floods in its wake.
Many Myrtle Beach-area residents had been sick of waiting for Hurricane Florence to arrive, but when it did Friday, they saw the storm tear through signs, rip stoplights in half and send trees toppling on homes.
Grand Strand residents on Thursday rushed to complete last-minute preparations, pack coolers with ice or leave their homes entirely as Hurricane Florence spiraled on their doorstep.
The sun was shining on the Grand Strand, South Carolina's most lucrative tourist destination. But it might be the last fair-weather day as Hurricane Florence looms offshore.
Officials in the southern part of coastal South Carolina said residents are relieved they no longer have to evacuate for Hurricane Florence.