5/28 COVID-19 update: 257 cases; 2.9% positive; 10 deaths



July 24 weekly COVID-19 update: 2,325 new cases

Skyler Baldwin

What you need to know this week: The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) found an overwhelming number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the month of June were attributed to those who were not fully vaccinated: 94% of June’s 5,344 cases 86% of June’s 243 hospitalizations 90% of June’s 39 deaths […]


Keegan-Filion Farm launches ‘Pastured Pantry’ delivery service

Walterboro-based Keegan-Filion Farm recently launched a new bi-weekly delivery program that will serve communities from Charleston all the way to Beaufort.  Called Pastured Pantry, the service delivers a variety of options, such as pasture-raised meats, free-range eggs, grass-fed dairy, Rio Bertolini’s pasta and more, every other Saturday to the Charleston area.  “Pastured Pantry really excites […]

Monday headlines: State needs more funding for expanded broadband, advocates say

Educators, advocates and legislators say more funding from state and federal sources is needed to expand high-speed internet access. It would cost an estimated $1.42 billion to get South Carolina’s more than 365,000 unconnected homes and businesses wired to broadband internet services, according to the state’s Office of Regulatory Staff, which is responsible for utility […]

Rural telehealth pilot for seniors said to show great promise

For many seniors in rural areas, getting online is virtually learning a new language. But it could vastly improve their health.  Elderly residents in rural areas of Barnwell and Allendale counties recently completed a “literacy learning” program conducted by Palmetto Care Connections (PCC), a statewide, non-profit telehealth organization. The program was part of a pilot […]

Lowcountry Listens returning for 2nd season at Gaillard Center

Lowcountry Listens will return to the Charleston Gaillard Center in August to feature live performances by talented local musicians. The program was created during the pandemic in a livestream format, and this summer it will return in-person. “We’re actually going to be able to showcase [musicians] in different settings throughout the Gaillard Center. This is […]