The University of South Carolina announced on Monday that it will relax a campus-wide mask mandate, citing low case numbers among students and faculty.Read More
Professors at the University of South Carolina offer a glimpse of virtual learning during Covid-19. Most faculty recognized the benefits of online classes, but overall preferred an in-person experience.Read More
Chairs separated for social distancing. Fist bumps and waves instead of hugs and handshakes. New pastors in the pulpit. South Carolina churches have been affected by the pandemic in many ways and some are changed forever.Read More
Teachers aren’t speaking up for themselves in a time of extra stress and additional classroom obligations the president of the South Carolina Education Association said this week. Sherry East lays the blame on a “culture of fear” and intimidation tactics.Read More
Children’s mental health has been getting worse over time with the advent of social media, but isolation and other stressors from the pandemic have exacerbated issues, according to national pediatric organizations.Read More
Bottlenecks and disruptions in the global supply chain continue to impede commercial stocking heading into the holiday season. Holiday items, such as artificial Christmas trees, are in high demand and short supply, threatening to cause problems for last-minute shoppers.Read More
The Lotus Alliance, a Columbia-based charity organization, aims to help incarcerated expectant mothers by providing doulas to assist before, during and after they give birth.Read More
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State Law Enforcement has cancelled an Amber Alert for an infant child in Hilton Head. Authorities in Beaufort County explained that Jairus Housey abducted his ten month old daughter at gunpoint last night. Housey is the non-custodial father to the victim and is now in custody.
Thursday’s vote in the South Carolina Senate passed the early voting bill that would allow South Carolina voters to vote in-person up to two weeks before the election for any reason. The bill unanimously passed in the house too.