WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - President Donald Trump will have a firsthand look at the impact of former Hurricane Florence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump plans to travel on Wednesday to North Carolina, which bore the brunt of the powerful storm.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina lottery players are urged to check those tickets hiding in their wallets or purses because less than a week remains to cash in a Mega Millions ticket worth $10,000. The ticket was purchased for the March 27 drawing at a Kangaroo Express store in Gaffney. It expires Sunday. Players have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prizes. The numbers drawn were: 7, 25, 43, 56, 59 and Megaball 13.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Residents and officials in Conway, South Carolina, worry that homes will flood because the state wants to instead save the main highway into Myrtle Beach. On Monday, the Waccamaw River that cuts the city in half was already flooded and hadn't crested. Officials say they must keep the road open, or hundreds of thousands of people will be isolated. So the state is building a higher wall in its last stand on U.S. Highway 501.
CHERAW, S.C. (AP) - As South Carolina continues its wait to see how the rains of Florence will impact the state's low-lying communities, Gov. Henry McMaster's flight over soggy parts of the state Monday turned from an observation trip to a rescue mission when he spotted two people stranded atop a flooded vehicle.
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