SC National Guard heads to Puerto Rico to aid in Maria recovery
The South Carolina National Guard is sending 150 engineer soldiers to Puerto Rico the first week of October. The soldiers are coming from the 122nd and 178th Engineer Battalions based out of Edgefield and Rock Hill.
After Hurricane Florence made landfall on the North Carolina and South Carolina coast, some people questioned if Gov. Henry McMaster overreacted by evacuating several SC counties. Here is how he responded in a press conference September 15, 2018.