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Monthly Archives: October 2015


As the news of what happened on Monday at Spring Valley High School continued to unfold, I found myself wondering who this teenaged girl is and why this small chapter of her journey erupted so violently, thrusting Columbia, South Carolina onto the world’s stage for the third time in three months. Ironically, her alleged misbehavior isn’t even captured on tape, but seems to have garnered the most criticism, hatred and disdain. Why is that?  She’s a teenager.  If she were behaving badly, Read more […]

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More about FEMA

Whether you were directly or indirectly impacted by the recent storm, you’re probably feeling a bit overwhelmed by all of the information you’ve received and how rapidly it’s updated or modified. So for now…I’m going to share info with you that is most specific to our individual and collective recovery efforts. Take a look at Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about FEMA and an Applicant’s Guide. These links will provide an overview of the FEMA application process and walk Read more […]

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Apply for FEMA

Governor Nikki Haley released the following statement after President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for South Carolina: “Tonight’s federal declaration was an extremely important first step in our recovery. “We have now entered the largest recovery program our nation offers in an almost unprecedented timeframe. “What this allows us to do is to assess the damage of this storm in every single county and continue to add to the list of those eligible for this support Read more […]

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About this weekend…

As SC braces for an unprecedented storm this weekend, we want you to be as safe and as vigilant as possible. Please take every precaution to ensure your safety by following these and other recommendations from our Emergency Preparedness Team: Five Helpful Tips for this weekend: 1. Stay off the roads as much as possible, especially at night – Beware of low-lying roads that may be flooded, and take caution driving over and under bridges and overpasses; 2. Do not drive through flooded areas Read more […]

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