COVID 3 years later: Where is South Carolina now?
By Raymond Escoto | Mar 21, 2023
EPA set to maximum for ‘forever chemicals...
By Jacob Phillips | Mar 3, 2023
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By P.J. Williams | Feb 10, 2023
SC flu numbers are down. But experts predict holid...
By Connor Bird | Nov 30, 2022
SC seeing some of nation’s highest influenza...
By Connor Bird | Nov 10, 2022
Shipwrecks, explosives, prehistoric pottery. The Congaree soon might reveal even more secrets
by Caleb Bozard | Oct 20, 2022
The Congaree River has been a focal point for history since long before the Gervais Street bridge was built and college students on inner-tubes began crossing the waterway. Experts say there are many artifacts in the river to prove it and that more may be on the way.Read More
SC Bat Week educates on declining bat population
by Audrey Elsberry | Oct 18, 2022
White-nose syndrome and homeowners afraid of rabies are killing bats in South Carolina. S.C. Bat Week aims to teach South Carolinians about bats and help de-stigmatize the animal.Read More
Richland jail’s kitchen had a ‘C’ health inspection grade for four months
by Char Morrison | Oct 17, 2022
The kitchen received a string of low health inspection grades this spring and summer, driven in part by evidence of rodents and roaches.Read More
Richland County has high STD rates. Why? Experts say it’s complicated
by Bee Brawley | Oct 6, 2022
Richland County has the third-highest STD rate in the nation.Read More
Monkeypox vaccine available in Columbia but only offered to ‘high-risk groups’
by Caleb Bozard | Oct 4, 2022
Monkeypox vaccines are available at four locations. But they’re not available to everyone.Read More
After two chickenpox outbreaks, DHEC urges parents to vaccinate their kids
by Carson Peaden | Mar 29, 2022
With vaccine hesitancy on the rise, parents are becoming less likely to vaccinate their children, resulting in recent chickenpox outbreaks in S.C. earlier this month.Read More
University relaxes masking as DHEC begins to close testing sites
by Jacob Gamble and Sydney Pennington | Feb 21, 2022
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
DHEC provides Covid-19 update for the holiday season
by Ashton Van Ness | Nov 17, 2021
DHEC discusses precautions that should be taken during holidays travels.Read More
Covid-19 cases down almost 50% in SC
by Connor Hart | Oct 6, 2021
The South recently underwent a huge surge in Covid-19 cases, fueled by the Delta variant and a vaccination rate below the national average. Now, cases are slowing down once again.Read More
New DHEC director confident in new vaccine appointment system
by Kourtney Vermillion and Trey Martin | Feb 8, 2021
The new director of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control says he is ready to focus on optimizing COVID-19 vaccine access and supplies for the state.Read More
Gov. McMaster to allow beaches, retail stores to reopen
by Landon Stamper | Apr 20, 2020
Gov. Henry McMaster announced Monday that beaches and retail stores will be allowed to reopen.Read More
Easter Sunday church services move online
by Staff | Apr 10, 2020
Gov. Henry McMaster says he’s not going to infringe on anyone’s First Amendment right to celebrate Easter this Sunday, but encourages people to practice safe social distancing norms if they are going out to church and enjoy services online if they can.Read More
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