In October, five Midlands schools students were charged with bringing weapons to schools. Experts say an increase in violence and a mental health crisis in school-aged children are parts of the puzzle.Read More
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A tropical storm watch remains in effect for the Midlands ahead of Hurricane Ian’s projected Friday arrival in the Palmetto State. Heavy rainfall and flash flooding are the greatest concerns. Read more: https://carolinanewsandreporter.cic.sc.edu/no-major-changes-in-expected-conditions-as-ian-makes-its-way-to-sc/
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster declares a state of emergency, does not order a coastal evacuation ahead of Hurricane Ian's projected Friday arrival in the Palmetto State. Read more by @kaileycota: https://carolinanewsandreporter.cic.sc.edu/mcmaster-orders-no-evacuations-ahead-of-hurricane-but-warns-of-flooding-high-winds/
COMING UP: Richland County has the highest homeless population in South Carolina.
How are local homeless shelters bracing for the impact of #Ian? I’ve got the story on @USCCarolinaNews at 4.