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Horry and Georgetown Counties respond to Gov. Henry McMaster's order to end local mask mandates and allow parents to opt their students out of school mask mandates.
With Harley Week going on through May 16 and Memorial Day happening right after, local officials from both Horry and Georgetown counties are preparing for an influx of people and traffic.
15th Judicial Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson announced on May 12 that he will seek reelection for another term.
After winning its region for the first time in 10 years thanks to a perfect game from pitcher Pep Jordan to clinch it, the Georgetown High School baseball team turns its attention to the state playoffs.
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Carolina Forest residents brought up issues regarding traffic, light and noise pollution and fire gates for a proposed 50-bed Conway Medical Center hospital off of International Drive during a community meeting on May 11.
- McMaster orders end to local SC mask mandates, directs DHEC to create parental opt-out
- After Biden's request, CVS opens SC stores to walk-in vaccine appointments
- Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12
- Gov. McMaster calls for SC to end all federal pandemic unemployment programs
- Anyone 16 and older in SC qualifies for a COVID vaccine shot starting March 31
After winning its region for the first time in 10 years thanks to a perfect game from pitcher Pep Jordan to clinch it, the Georgetown High School baseball team turns its attention to the state playoffs. Read more
The Legislature's regular session ended May 13 with the state Chamber of Commerce applauding lawmakers for what they came close to accomplishing over the last five months — passing a hate crime law Read more
USC is facing some important questions as it moves to fill the president's office. Read more
Gas pumps remained shrouded by plastic bags Thursday at thousands of service stations across more than a dozen U.S. states, but the situation could improve as a pipeline company reported "substantial progress" in resuming operations after a computer hack led to its shutdown.
Despite signs of progress in restarting the pipeline, nearly 70 percent of North Carolina's gas stations on Thursday were still without fuel, as were about half the stations in South Carolina and Georgia, GasBuddy.com reported. Read more
The new guidance will still call for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters, but could ease restrictions for reopening workplaces and schools. Read more