Lack of flood insurance hurts in SC disaster's aftermath

...buy the policies otherwise.Liza Sansbury, 35, said she and her husband voluntarily bought a small private flood insurance policy, thinking the only damage they might face to their single-story, 1950s home in Columbia might be from water entering...

3rd year of enrollment through federal exchange begins with fewer choices in South Carolina

...informing people that, "with the fines significantly increasing, it's more cost effective for you to find an insurance policy."On average, the cost of a benchmark plan in South Carolina is increasing 11 percent, compared to the national...

Augusta ranks 82nd among safest driving cities

...Jim Ledder, Allstate's vice president of auto claims.Allstate, which writes nearly one in 10 U.S. auto insurance policies, reviewed millions of records and factored in traffic volume, population and weather conditions to develop its...

4 Olde Town houses targeted for demolition

...said. "We would like to do this year-round and have a project every month."Keuroglian said the $600 monthly insurance policy the project pays to demolish homes has been paid for October."We have to get it done this month," he said of...

Anthony Kim explains his disappearance from the PGA Tour

...in nearly 18 months. Physical therapy occupies most of his time.He said he is getting monthly payments from an insurance policy he took out five years ago in case he was injured. But he denied speculation in a magazine story last fall that...

Baseball ends with summer

...what was insured, and then we'll provide you with a new barn of similar worth."There was silence on the line and then the woman said, "If that's how it works, then I'd like to cancel the life insurance policy on my husband."

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...considered one of the biggest projects at any games. And claims ? backed by an intricate and confusing set of insurance policies ? that the public wouldn't be on the hook for the mutlibillion-dollar sports event never gained traction...

Database shows 2016 price increases sought by insurers

...plans in Illinois and Florida, among other states, are asking for hikes of 20 percent or more.Individual health insurance policies are a relatively small slice of the overall market. Many people are insured through an employer. And it is not...

Augusta taxpayers foot bill for public safety crashes

...Department and the Richmond County Marshal's Office.The risk management department acts somewhat like the city's insurance policy, said Doris Anthony, the department's claims assistant. Each year, commissioners approve the department's...

Nation's winningest high school football coach John McKissick retires

...decided in the past few weeks it was time to quit.SEAHAWKS: Quarterback Russell Wilson will play this season with an insurance policy worth millions in case of a career-ending injury, ESPN reported, citing league sources.COWBOYS: As expected...