Florence County implements 7 p.m. curfew

Florence County flooding  - Viewer submitted photo
Florence County flooding - Viewer submitted photo

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Rainfall has pounded Florence County since early Saturday morning causing widespread flooding.

Pursuant to the Proclamation Florence County Council issued on Saturday, the Florence County Director of Emergency Management, the Florence County Administrator, and the Sheriff of Florence County have implemented a countywide mandatory curfew from 7 P.M. on Saturday, Oct. 8 until 7 A.M. on Sunday, Oct. 9 for non-emergency activities.

Exceptions to the curfew include essential public safety and medical employees, and essential industry staff until the proclamation is rescinded.