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More than 3,000 Horry County Schools in the full-time HCS Virtual program have requested to transfer back into brick-and-mortar instruction — an option the district reopened for five days last week. There are 266 students who have also requested to transfer from brick-and-mortar instruction to HCS Virtual.


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What began as a trickle of cases has morphed into a way of way of life in South Carolina as the coronavirus continues its relentless attack on the state, infecting rural pockets and urban centers with ruthless efficiency.

Tropical Storm Beta slowly crawled toward the shores of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, stirring worries that it could bring heavy rain, flooding and storm surge to a storm-weary stretch of the Gulf Coast.

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COLUMBIA — Few members of the Republican Party have taken a political journey as long as Lindsey Graham's, from ridiculing Donald Trump as a "race-baiting, xenophobic, religious bigot" to becoming one of the president's fiercest defenders in Congress, as well as a regular golf partner.

Richland Two Superintendent Baron Davis has set a personal goal of bringing 100 minority male teachers into his schools over the next four years to better reflect the district's student demographics. Call Me Mister, Clemson's program to deepen the pool of diverse teachers in South Carolina, is playing a major role.

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President Donald Trump on Saturday promised to put forth a female nominee in the coming week to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pushing the Republican-controlled Senate to consider the pick without delay.

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A presidential campaign that was already tugging at the nation's most searing divides has been jolted by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, potentially reshaping the election at a moment when some Americans were beginning to cast ballots.

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Demonstrators took the streets of London, Tel Aviv and other cities on Saturday to protest coronavirus restrictions, decrying how the measures have affected daily life even with infection rates rising in many places and the global death toll approaching 1 million.

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An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead.

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Nearly half of Horry County Schools’ high schools have positive COVID-19 cases after the second week of hybrid learning — among other schools — the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced on Friday.

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