Arthur threatens holiday celebrations

By Emery P. Dalesio The Associated Press Published Jul 4, 2014 at 12:01AM
Janet Blackmon Morgan / The (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) Sun News Water rises in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on Thursday as a strengthening Hurricane Arthur passes along the coast. Thousands of vacationers on the North Carolina coast were forced to abandon their Independence Day plans, while cities farther up the East Coast rescheduled fireworks displays threatened by rain from the storm.