Brack: SC legislature needs to wake up on environment


Congaree National Park is one of South Carolina’s pristine preserved wildlife environments | Photo by Leslie Cross on Unsplash

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Brack: Meet South Carolina’s red snowflakes

Andy Brack

They don’t want to be told what to do, yet they hold public office to pass laws to let their people do just about whatever they want to do.  We want to carry guns out in the open, they say. Get the slowpokes out of the left lane on the interstate. We ain’t going to wear masks […]

Why Best of Charleston 2021 feels different

City Paper Editorial Board

Stegelin: Pro-Birth

Steve Stegelin

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5/17 COVID-19 update: 229 cases; 3.5% positive; 1 death

What you need to know today: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in collaboration with South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will host a live town hall on Thursday, May 20 at 7 p.m. The purpose of the televised event, called A Shot of Hop: COVID-19 Vaccine Community Town Hall, is to allow residents […]

Lowcountry Local First names new executive director

Lowcountry Local First (LLF), a nonprofit centered around creating an economy anchored in local business, has named Jacquie Berger as its new executive director, effective Monday after the departure of founding executive director Jamee Haley at the end of 2020. Berger brings more than 20 years of nonprofit management, fundraising, planning and inclusion experience to […]

Monday headlines: Charleston jail video ripples shock across nation

Video footage released late Thursday night documents the final minutes of the life of Jamal Sutherland, a mentally ill Black man, while detained at Charleston County’s Al Cannon Detention Center in January. Since then, the story has been profiled around the world. As civic and clergy leaders expressed outrage while calling for calm, Sutherland’s mother, […]

5/16 COVID-19 update: 261 cases; 3.5% positive; 17 deaths

What you need to know today: Gov. Henry McMaster’s move to end extended federal unemployment benefits in South Carolina has rankled some experts and workers who say implications of ending weekly benefits are more complicated than the governor has said. Source: The Post and Courier Latest COVID-19 data South Carolina health officials reported 479 total cases of the […]