‘A feeling of fatality’: Those World War II veterans, who would later be dubbed the members of “The Greatest Generation,” are slowly fading away. In an effort to preserve their stories, the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has identified 10 D-Day survivors and recorded their accounts for the 75th anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in U.S. history. Read the full story here.
Dorchester County installs new public information kiosks in Summerville and St. George buildings: Dorchester County is rolling out new technology in its Summerville and Saint George buildings to make county information more easily accessible for its residents. See the full story here.
SC troopers practice hurricane evacuation lane reversals on I-26: The South Carolina Highway Patrol and other agencies plan to practice reversing lanes for hurricane evacuations. Find out more here.
Incoming thunderstorms: National weather service forecasters are calling for showers and thunderstorms today, mainly after 4pm. Skies will be cloudy, with a high near 86. There is a 60% chance of precipitation with new rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch Tonight, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday is expected to bring showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. It is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.See the full forecast here.
Dorchester County Residents Can Now Apply for Homestead Exemption Online: With the launch of the new online application, Dorchester County is making it easier than ever for residents to apply for the Homestead Exemption Tax Credit, a statewide program administered by County Auditors, that provides property tax relief to taxpayers over the age of 65 and those with disabilities.Get more information here.
Cane Bay Library celebrates grand opening: Dozens of families packed inside the Cane Bay Library on Wednesday, eager to get started on summer reading activities at the brand new facility.Read the full story here.