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
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
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. 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
After an increase in coronavirus cases across the state, Gov. Henry McMaster limits public gatherings to three or less people at a Monday press conference.Read More
The South Carolina teen pregnancy rate is continuing to decrease yearly, but this decrease seems to be caused by forms of sexual education other than public school curriculum, such as Internet access, community education by organizations like Planned Parenthood and parental influence.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.