STATE & LOCAL NEWS
January 26, 2021
“In our opinion, no money should be spared when it comes to the lives and economic lives of our citizens,” said Rep. Bill Herbkersman, chair of the Ways and Means health care subcommittee, last week.
THE LATEST COVID-19 DATA
January 26, 2021
The latest COVID-19 data from SC DHEC
January 20, 2021
"Herbkersman hosted a virtual news conference on Tuesday put on by the SC Compassionate Care Alliance, which featured several medical professionals advocating for a treatment they say would help a lot of people live happier and healthier lives."
January 11, 2021
Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, any South Carolina resident who’s at least 70 years old can schedule their appointment for receiving vaccine
January 7, 2021
This graphic shows the progression of the vaccine from the federal government to the state and the steps along the way from providers to vaccine recipients.
December 21, 2020
“I am thrilled to have secured more than a dozen provisions helping South Carolina families and small businesses in the COVID-19 relief, government funding, and tax extender packages,” Senator Scott said.
December 14, 2020
“Our HBCUs have unlocked opportunities for generations of students, especially in underserved communities, and I am excited that this bipartisan bill is making its way to the President’s desk,” said Senator Tim Scott.
December 11, 2020
"The report used comprehensive data based on violent, property and hate crimes, in addition to factors like household income, average rent and health insurance. They also took into account of natural disaster safety and public health safety."
December 7, 2020
A comprehensive guide developed by the Greater Island Council's Education Committee
September 8, 2020
“South Carolina is blessed with the most beautiful and pristine beaches, sea islands, and marshes in the nation. Seismic testing and offshore drilling threatens their health and jeopardizes the future of our state’s $24 billion tourism industry. Today’s announcement is good news, but we must remain vigilant in the conservation and preservation of our coastline.” Gov. Henry McMaster
September 3, 2020
What this legislation allows and does not allow.
July 27, 2020
"In reality, this is a community recognition," Solicitor Duffie Stone said. "The center is the result of over 20 organizations and individuals coming together to provide services that are critical to helping victims. Due to their work, in the first six months the center has helped more than 600 people, 100 of them children."
July 20, 2020
Understanding SAFE Grants, a program, developed by Gov. Henry McMaster, to address the educational needs of eligible K5-12 students who attend a participating independent school in SC.