Gov. Henry McMaster's announcement that COVID-19 testing will be available in public schools followed weeks of back-and-forth on hang-ups that include whether districts can tweak a state-provided parental consent form and use their own letterhead.
Shuttered for weeks by public health mandates earlier this year and still struggling with reduced sales, local retailers say this holiday shopping season is critical to small businesses' ability make it through to the new year.
The president at South Carolina's largest college is working from home after getting a positive test. He will continue to help with a search for a football coach.
It's been over a week since the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced fewer than 1,000 new cases in a day.
South Carolina recorded 1,777 new coronavirus cases on Thanksgiving, the highest daily tally that the state has logged since July.
Students and teachers can get a COVID-19 test at public schools across South Carolina under an order signed Wednesday by Gov. Henry McMaster
Despite the differences in their career trajectories, Mickey Bakst and Jami Miller this year ended their lifelong food-and-beverage tenures for much the same reason.
Cineworld Group is the ailing parent of Regal Cinemas, which recently shut down for the second time in 2020 because of COVID-19.
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Note: Known cases refers to the total number of positive test results. That means the number of known cases does not go down when a person either recovers or dies.
Sources: National data provided by The COVID Tracking Project using data collected from various national public health authorities. SC-specific data is based on The Post and Courier's reporting, drawn mostly from DHEC reports.