FLORENCE, S.C. – People seeking federal assistance to aid in their recovery from Hurricane Florence have until Dec. 5 to apply.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The deadline for South Carolinians to register for disaster assistance – for uninsured or underinsured damage or losses due to Hurricane Florence – has been extended to 11:59 p.m., Dec. 5.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Residents of Chesterfield, Dillon, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Marlboro counties are nearing the Oct. 24 deadline to apply for disaster unemployment assistance offered to individuals whose job may have been affected by Hurricane Florence.

BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. – Linda McMahon, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, paid a return visit Tuesday to the areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Survivors who apply for assistance from FEMA as a result of damage from Hurricane Florence will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. The letter will explain the status of their application and how to respond. It is important to read the letter carefully.

NICHOLS, S.C. — Craig Graham spent part of Saturday morning on his hands and knees behind the sanctuary in Nichols Baptist Church, taking up flooring that congregants had worked to place about 18 months ago after Hurricane Matthew.

FLORENCE, S.C. — The Pee Dee Realtor Association will be offering grant assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence from the Realtors Relief Foundation, established by the National Association of Realtors.

MARION, S.C. – Marion County School District Superintendent Kandace Bethea and school officials are looking at the big picture in preparations for students to return to school in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence three weeks into the school year.

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library's Morris Gallery will host an opening reception for a new exhibit by artist Robert Garey Oct. 14 at 3 p.m. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be served.

FLORENCE, S.C. -- A Florence resident has contracted West Nile Virus as the result of a mosquito bite, according to a release from the city. The city was notified by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

MARION, S.C. - FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance teams will be working in areas affected by Hurricane Florence, but survivors with uninsured or underinsured losses should not wait for one of these teams to arrive before they register with FEMA.

FLORENCE, S.C. – A series of unfortunate events, starting Sept. 14 with Hurricane Florence, culminated in a water problem that left many city of Florence water customers with either low pressure or no pressure Wednesday.

FLORENCE, S.C. -- The City of Florence and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control advise water customers in the service area north of Palmetto Street from E. Main Street in Timmonsville to E. Old Marion Highway to boil their tap water vigorously for one minute prior to…