A week after Hurricane Florence struck, portions of interstate highways and hundreds of roads remain closed in the Carolinas.
Nationally, household income increased and poverty declined for a fourth consecutive year in 2017, but in South Carolina poverty increased, and while household income rose it remained below pre-recession levels.
Hurricane preparation also means protecting financial records, ahead of time. Hurricane Florence wasn't as bad as first predicted, and that's an opportunity for lessons learned.
The howling threat of Hurricane Florence turned into a whimper in the greater Charleston area, where some downed trees appeared to be the extent of the damage.
Downed trees and power lines caused some problems overnight in Charleston County from Tropical Storm Florence.
On Sullivan's Island, Folly Beach and Isle of Palms, many residents decided to stay put during hurricane.
South Carolina reversed the eastbound lanes on key evacuation routes Tuesday, doubling the lanes available to those evacuating before Hurricane Florence arrives.