2/27 COVID-19 update: 1,112 cases; 5.0% positive; 18 deaths


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Brack: Scratch your itch to travel in South Carolina

Andy Brack

If you’re feeling stir crazy because of months of pandemic-related confinement to your home or hometown, there will be a day soon when travel will feel safe and comfortable again.  For most of us, it can’t come soon enough. For many, it may not matter exactly where the destination is. It’s just important that it […]

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Brack: Scratch your itch to travel in South Carolina

If you’re feeling stir crazy because of months of pandemic-related confinement to your home or hometown, there will be a day soon when travel will feel safe and comfortable again.  For most of us, it can’t come soon enough. For many, it may not matter exactly where the destination is. It’s just important that it […]

Charleston groups call for more police reforms after ‘untruthful and self-serving’ protest report

A Charleston Police Department report released this week about the May 2020 protests downtown was decried as “untruthful and self-serving” by a reform group in a letter reacting to assessment Friday. Members of the Charleston People’s Budget Coalition (CPBC) said they were “disturbed” by the “Strengthening Charleston” report presented to members of city council by […]

Groups are helping get SC insured under the Affordable Care Act. But is it enough?

Are You Covered? South Carolina leaders’ refusal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has left more than 100,000 people in a “coverage gap” during the ongoing pandemic. But, state and local advocacy groups have been working to help those who qualify get affordable health insurance under the ACA thanks to an order […]

McMaster to end COVID gathering bans as SC virus rate leads nation

The governor of the state with the nation’s highest COVID-19 infection rate announced Friday that restrictions designed to stop the spread of the virus will end next week. Statewide bans on large gatherings and late-night booze sales will expire on Monday, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced in an executive order on Friday. Meanwhile, state […]