The doses will come from existing production of Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine stocks, marking the first time that U.S.-controlled doses of vaccines authorized for use in the country will be shared overseas.
The shutdown of schools and use of remote learning made necessary by the COVID pandemic have cost students anywhere from three to 14 months of learning, according to a study by McKinsey & Company.
The group had scheduled an "Enough is Enough" protest to take place at the Statehouse, South Carolina Department of Education and Governor's Mansion, saying it wanted to protest the mistreatment of teachers by Gov Henry McMaster, the state superintendent of education and others.
"Liberty requires at least three essential things — an unfettered right to vote, freedom of speech, and the meaningful separation of powers," the lawsuit says. "This lawsuit is necessary to preserve individual constitutional rights, and constitutional government, against the attacks that (the law) makes on these three pillars of liberty."
The Israeli military unleashed a wave of heavy airstrikes Monday on the Gaza Strip, saying it destroyed 9 miles of militant tunnels and the homes of nine Hamas commanders as international diplomats worked to end the weeklong war that has killed hundreds of people.
About three dozen people gathered at noon on May 17 outside the Charleston County courthouse in response to the release of videos depicting Jamal Sutherland's death at the Charleston County jail.
If the court sides with Mississippi, it could create an opening for South Carolina's law banning most abortions to eventually take effect.
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider a major rollback of abortion rights, saying it will decide whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.
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The Summerville Open for Business Program is an economic development plan that's currently up for approval by Town Council. If approved it will see business developments being rewarded with incentives like tax rebates and building revitalizations if they meet special requirements.
Between 1990 and 2020, 21 children under the age of 14 in South Carolina — and nearly 1,000 children nationwide — have died in hot cars.
Challenges Inc., South Carolina's lone harm reduction nonprofit, is using a bus as a mobile syringe exchange to help those struggling with addiction but unable or unwilling to drive to the nonprofit's offices in Powdersville.
As development spreads to the outer reaches of Dorchester County, tiny Harleyville looks to maintain its small-town, community atmosphere.
The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said Sunday that “the undeniable effects of racism” have led to unacceptable health disparities that especially hurt African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans during the pandemic.
Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said. Despite the heavy death toll and international efforts to broker a cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with Gaza’s Hamas rulers would rage on.
As the regular session came to a close May 13, Democrats blasted the Republicans who dominate both chambers as prioritizing "red meat" issues for socially conservative primary voters over improving South Carolinians' lives. But the Legislature's Republican leaders called it a hugely successful year.
The operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline — hit on May 7th by a ransomware attack — announced Saturday that it has resumed “normal operations," delivering fuel to its markets, including a large swath of the East Coast.
J.R. Green, superintendent of Fairfield schools, for years has sidestepped questions about his salary and his spending of public money. When he thought the local newspaper was too critical of his district, he started the taxpayer-funded Fairfield Post.
An Israeli airstrike on Saturday targeted and destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets. Hours later, Israel bombed the home of Khalil al-Hayeh, a top leader of Gaza’s ruling militant Hamas group.
McKissick secured another two-year term leading the state's majority party after fending off an eccentric challenge from Wood, who accused the incumbent of not fighting hard enough for former President Donald Trump even after Trump repeatedly endorsed McKissick.
The University of South Carolina's Class of 2020 last spring had to settle for seeing their names run across the Williams-Brice giant screen due to COVID restrictions. A year later, they got to celebrate in person at that same venue.
Charleston County Sheriff Kristin Graziano pledged sweeping changes, some already underway, one day after she released videos of deputies using Tasers and other force against a mental health patient who later died.
For decades, patients with mental illness have been moved from hospitals to their communities. With that change, many land in jails and prisons instead.
Clergy and elected officials voiced outrage and urged calm following the late-night release by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office of dozens of videos showing in graphic detail the final moments of Jamal Sutherland's life.
Gas shortages at the pumps have spread from the South, all but emptying stations in Washington, D.C., following a ransomware cyberattack that forced a shutdown of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline.
Academic Magnet High School Principal Catherine Spencer will be moving on at the end of the school year. The school ranked in the top two in the nation for three of the four years she spent as principal.
According to authorities and arrest affidavits, a closer look showed the wrappers looked as if they had been altered with glue.
Kenneth Corbin was praised for his calm under pressure and de-escalation tactics that officials say helped keep a hijacking situation from worsening with 18 children on board.
In Gaza, the toll from the fighting rose to 122 killed, including 31 children and 20 women, with 900 wounded, according to the Health Ministry. The Hamas and Islamic Jihad militant groups have confirmed 20 deaths in their ranks, though Israel says that number is much higher. Seven people have been killed in Israel, including a 6-year-old boy and a soldier.
A state lawmaker has asked Attorney General Alan Wilson to intervene in the city of Columbia's proposal to ban professional therapy that seeks to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of minors.
The Medical University of South Carolina's experts believe the majority of the COVID-19 cases they are seeing are caused by variants of the virus that are known to accelerate spread of the disease.
A federal judge has blocked a medical lab from harvesting horseshoe crabs for blood on Cape Romain until a lawsuit seeking to require a more sustainable practice has been decided.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the legislation could be considered by the House "as soon as next week," along with a spending bill to pay for security improvements to the Capitol. Lawmakers are considering how to toughen security after hundreds of President Donald Trump's supporters pushed past police on Jan. 6, broke in through windows and doors and sent lawmakers fleeing for their lives. The commission bill also needs Senate approval.
Republicans vaulted Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of House leadership Friday, electing an ardent Donald Trump defender in hopes of calming their searing civil war over the deposed Rep. Liz Cheney's unremitting combat with the former president.
Caleb Kennedy, a 16-year-old "American Idol" contestant from Roebuck, has exited the singing competition after a video that appears to show Kennedy and a friend wearing what has been likened to a Ku Klux Klan hood surfaced on the internet.
Here's a curated list of 10 military jets, prop planes and helicopters and their general characteristics to identify as you scan the Lowcountry skies.
The St. Stephen fish lift passes more American shad and blueback herring than any other passage structure on the Atlantic Coast. During the busiest time of year — from early February to the beginning of May — more than 10,000 fish can pass through the lift in an hour.
Amid calls for transparency, local leaders and police officers were on edge, concerned that the video of Jamal Sutherland’s struggles with deputies could set off a renewed wave of protests in downtown Charleston.
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