Fire in SC building so massive it's seen on satellite images
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Firefighters battled an overnight fire in Sumter, S.C., that was so large it could be seen on satellite images.Hours after it was first reported, the fire is considered contained, but is not expected to be fully extinguished for days or even a week, Sumter Fire Department Division Chief Joey Duggan told The State Wednesday.The fire broke out at a building on South Lafayette Drive and Fulton Street, according to the Sumter Police Department. That’s near Manning Avenue in an industrial section of Sumter.Officials said the fire started at about 10 p.m. Tuesday at the former V B W...
The State (Columbia, S.C.)
NC businessman has record of success, but he's drawing fire as new postmaster general
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Louis DeJoy has hosted presidents, built a nationwide business and donated millions to politicians and philanthropies.But he’s never drawn the attention he has since becoming the nation’s postmaster general in June.Critics say the Greensboro businessman already has launched policies that have slowed mail service. They worry that as a major donor to President Donald Trump, he’ll delay delivery of what’s expected to be a flood of absentee ballots that could decide the presidential election.“DeJoy has engineered an unconstitutional assault on our Postal Service from within the o...
The Charlotte Observer