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South Carolina lawmakers may move to extend a slew of development permits around the state, adding years to state permissions for land disturbance, water pollution, sensitive coastal work and even the right to install a septic tank.
Six new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Aiken County based on data released Saturday by the South Carolina Department of…
Aiken County had another day of relatively few reported COVID-19 cases Sunday, with state health authorities reporting six confirmed cases and…
It may be next month before the DHEC board decides how to split vaccine supplies statewide. By then, the Legislature will mandate its own method.
A friend who was a deputy director at the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control back in the 1970s called Friday to tell me how h…
South Carolina's public health agency got its first permanent director in eight months, as the state Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve Dr. Edward Simmer
South Carolina's limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses could be distributed to each county based solely on how many people live there, if a policy tentatively adopted Tuesday becomes reality.
The House budget-writing committee advanced a bill Monday intending to speed up the process of getting available doses into arms, while recognizing the state's limited by its supply from the federal government
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will review long-lapsed permits for three coal plants, after a lawsuit claimed the state was not enforcing water pollution protections. The plants are owned by Santee Cooper and Dominion Energy.
South Carolina is expanding who's allowed to give COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to get shots into arms faster.