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Murray: South Carolinians need to get vaccinated

Chardale Murray

The past 15 months have been difficult for our state, our country and our world. Many people tragically lost their lives, tensions flared and we all had to adapt to a new normal marked by virtual and remote interactions with other people and physical separation from friends, classmates and co-workers. The long-term damage caused by […]

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Brack: Reform state tax code to make it fairer

It’s hard to believe 15 years have passed since the publication of a policy book that suggested ways South Carolina’s tax code could be brought into the modern age.   Doing Better: Progressive Tax Reform for the American South said states should do two basic things to make taxes fairer to everyone — broaden the tax […]

These SC athletes are competing in the Tokyo Olympics

Charleston natives CJ CummingsUSA, Weightlifting. Twitter: @CJ_Cummings Elisa CecchettiItaly, Softball. Twitter: @ely_ceck Ali GalyerNew Zealand, Swimming. Twitter: @aligalyer Mahassen HalaLebanon, Weightlifting. Twitter: @mahassenhala Khris MiddletonUSA, Men’s 5-on-5 basketball. Twitter: @Khris22m Raven SaundersUSA, Track and Field (shot put). Twitter: @GiveMe1Shot College of Charleston (via CofC.edu) Juan MaegliGuatemala, Sailing Enrique ArathoonEl Salvador, Sailing. Stefano PeschieraPeru, Sailing. Twitter: […]

Friday headlines: Task force considering grants to pay for after-school tutoring for struggling students

South Carolina could give parents up to $1,000 per child for tutoring outside of school as a way to help struggling students get back on track academically. The idea to spend up to $50 million on a grant program modeled after other states was discussed as a possibility by members of a task force to […]

Half of SC has at least 1 shot, still lags in full vaccinations

Fifty percent of all South Carolinians have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, state health officials said Thursday. The milestone comes as the state still lags in total vaccinations, trailing all but 11 states as of Thursday, according to federal figures. And after dropping for months as vaccinations became available, COVID-19 cases are […]