As South Carolina families figure out how they will send their children back into classrooms already starved for money, teachers and safety, Gov. Henry McMaster stepped up and pulled the rug out from under them.
For longer than we have relied on cars, horses moved people and goods across our city. For some today, the clopping is a genteel reminder of antebellum Charleston. But now in 2020, it is time to end the use of horses to haul tourists through our streets.
You'd think there would be real leadership at the state level to protect people across the Palmetto State. But so far, Gov. Henry McMaster has been feckless at best, reckless at worst. Thank goodness some local leaders have been willing to step up and make the tough decisions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Long past time for action, when the county meets Thursday, it should demand the S.C. Department of Transportation to fast track the North Bridge project to prevent additional deaths and make the roadway more usable.