The Agenda: Judge approves $192 million settlement over failed nuclear project; State will pay for mail-in ballots this November

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5/11 COVID-19 update: 287 cases; 4.1% positive; 0 deaths

Sam Spence

What you need to know today: S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster issued an executive order Tuesday afternoon that would force some local governments to rewrite mask ordinances put in place as COVID-19 safeguards. Many municipalities use a 2020 state of emergency declaration as a condition of the public safety ordinances. “I will not allow local governments […]


Why Best of Charleston 2021 feels different

Best of Charleston 2021 is the largest single Charleston City Paper issue to be published since April 2019. Nearly a year before masks, lockdowns and social distancing, no one had any idea of what was to come just a few short months later. But, we made it, and the issue you’re holding is a testament […]

What to do for the week of May 12

8th Annual Crawfish Boil The crawfish are going to be piled high for this year’s annual crawfish boil at LG’s. Fun and games will be available for the kids, with drink specials offered for adults. The fun lasts until the grub runs out, so be sure to get there early. Bring your own folding chairs because […]