Despite a dire weather forecast earlier this month, we dodged a weather bullet when Hurricane Joaquin stayed out to sea.
South Carolina was not so lucky. The national news media has carried a number of stories about flooding there that was so bad that Gov. Nikki Haley said, "We are at a 1,000-year level of rain," according to CNN.
While perhaps not to those historic levels, throughout its history Carroll County has had its fair share of bad floods.
On Monday, July 30, 1923, a flood "swept down the valleys, flooding hundreds of homes … and causing great property damage," in southern Carroll Co. according to an Aug. 3, 1923 article in the...