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Halloween 2020: Masks on masks and social-distanced spooks

Connor Simonson

Halloween 2020 is sure to be like no other we’ve experienced, but that does not mean it’s canceled. With masked masquerades, socially distanced costume contests, drive-in theaters, and more, we’re bringing your Halloween plans back from the dead. LET THE FRIGHTS COME TO YOU (DRIVE INS AND REMOTE EVENTS) For the West Ashley folks; the […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]