The Agenda: Climate change’s flesh-eating bacteria; Charleston real estate breaks records


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Climate change causes more problems than just water problems. Flooding may be one of Charleston’s primary concerns with climate change, but it also is also the cause of health issues, including more infections and deaths from a flesh-eating bacteria found in brackish waters in the Carolinas. Source: The State

Second day of tidal flooding. Monday saw tidal flooding in Charleston for the second day in a row, causing widespread affects from Isle of Palms to James Island. Tides peaked at 7.93 feet and are expected to remain high — the tidal peak on Tuesday is forecasted to be around 7.8 feet at noon. Source: P&C

Fire department breaks up party of “couple thousand” in Columbia. In what was described as a crowd of young adults, the fire department had to be called in to break up a party at a student apartment complex in Columbia during the University of South Carolina game against Auburn on Saturday. Source: The State

Charleston region sells record number of houses during pandemic. Despite having less inventory, the Charleston area has broken real estate sales records for the fourth month in a row. In September 2020, the median price of a home was $310,000. Source: Charleston Business Journal

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