Daily Archives February 8, 2018

Hicks column: FYI, Charleston, disregard that tsunami warning. Y’all aren’t about to die.

A push notification sent Tuesday morning by AccuWeather was supposed to be labeled as a test, the National Weather Service in Charleston said. Provided

For 15 minutes Tuesday morning, Charleston was gloriously free to disregard any number of nagging, persistent problems.

Traffic? Eh, give it a minute.

Lack of affordable housing? Just wait for it.

Beach erosion? Not our primary concern at the moment.

For a fleeting time, city officials could dream of pocketing that $100 million for The Battery wall, and South of Broad residents could rethink plans to raise their houses.

Because the entire city was about to be DESTROYED BY A GIGANTIC TIDAL WAVE.

Yes, at 8:30 a.m...

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