Gov. Henry McMaster's request for in-person classes received immediate pushback from the state's education chief, several state education groups and school districts.
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Adcox returned to The Post and Courier in October 2017 after 12 years covering the Statehouse for The Associated Press. She previously covered education for The P&C. She has also worked for The AP in Albany, N.Y., and for The Herald in Rock Hill.
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South Carolina's three teacher advocacy groups joined in asking for clearer safety standards for the coming school year, including mask wearing and whether in-classroom learning should resume.
A federal program billed as a financial lifeline for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic also dispersed millions in South Carolina t…
The state bank that funds large highway projects approved spending $362 million on seven projects, with the biggest chunk going to improve bridges that are drivers' only way in and out of Hilton Head Island.
South Carolinians should stay away from big gatherings over the Fourth of July weekend and celebrate responsibly, preferably by staying home and watching fireworks from their vehicles, the state's public health agency said Tuesday.
An audit of the agency tasked with helping South Carolina's seniors live independently found a host of problems, including no statewide plan for reducing waiting lists, money not being correctly distributed, and insufficient oversight of groups actually providing the services
Gov. Henry McMaster takes off his mask Friday, June 26, 2020, before addressing reporters at the state Emergency Operations Center. Seanna Adc…
Gov. Henry McMaster responds to a reporter's question on Friday, June 26, 2020, at the state Emergency Operations Center. Seanna Adcox/Staff
For people who like to see a movie, attend sports games, and go to concerts, Gov. Henry McMaster offered both a carrot and a stick: He won't lift restrictions and allow those activities to resume until the infection rate goes down, as the people who largely make up those crowds are "where the virus is really taking hold," he said.
The statue of former Vice President John C. Calhoun removed this week from a Charleston park was not protected by the South Carolina law known as the Heritage Act, but the 20-year-old law giving the Legislature sole authority over removing many historical monuments is constitutional.