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      Deputies investigate suspicious backpack at gas station

      The Florence County Sheriff's Office closed off the Corner Pantry on Highway 76 at I-95 after finding a suspicious package, according to Capt. Michael Nunn with the sheriff's office.

      Just after 2:15 Thursday afternoon, someone called 911 to report a black backpack lying against a gas pump.

      A state police bomb agent determined there was no explosive in the bag.

      Officers say it appears someone pumping gas many have forgotten the backpack.