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1/17 COVID-19 update: 4,584 cases; 23.5% positive; 76 deaths

Charleston City Paper Staff

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 4,584 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, with 76 additional confirmed deaths. As of Saturday, officials say daily updates include all reported cases after the state resolved an internal issue that caused some data to be partially reported last week. With 19,484 tests reported Sunday, 23.5% were positive. As of 5:16 p.m. Jan. […]

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Kicking the Habit In what would be his final speech as the leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Martin Luther King Jr., spoke of sin, addiction, and redemption. After rattling off a litany of the preceding year’s programmatic achievements, including effective economic boycotts led by a young Jesse Jackson and what would come to be […]

1/17 COVID-19 update: 4,584 cases; 23.5% positive; 76 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 4,584 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, with 76 additional confirmed deaths. As of Saturday, officials say daily updates include all reported cases after the state resolved an internal issue that caused some data to be partially reported last week. With 19,484 tests reported Sunday, 23.5% were positive. As of 5:16 p.m. Jan. […]

Letters: A reframing for McMaster and a history lesson

Leading the Horse McMaster is in the disease crosshairs, and given Trump’s sedition (on Jan. 6), McMaster has an opportunity to loosen up the loyalty grip on state pandemic policy to drive it to more successful outcomes for everyone. McMaster demurred a reporter’s question yesterday concerning Trump’s support in 2022. A hopeful indication. Hopefully, McMaster will get to the fundamentals of […]

SC lawmakers still stuck on Santee Cooper

Years of work, more than $14 million spent and where are state lawmakers on whether to sell Santee Cooper? Right back at the drawing board.