Money colleges, universities getting from CARES Act won’t cover losses from pandemic

Public and private higher education institutions across our state have been hit hard financially because of the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN journalists released after on-air arrests in Minneapolis

CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez and his crew have been freed after their arrests on air from Minneapolis Friday morning.
  • Coronavirus

  US virus deaths top 100,000, 41 million unemployed

Worldwide, the virus has infected more than 5.6 million people and killed over 350,000, with the U.S. having the most confirmed cases and deaths.

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SC law enforcement community condemns officers’ actions in death of George Floyd

  Air force medical personnel back home in Charleston after fighting pandemic in NY

Charleston County deputy’s patrol car collides with vehicle on I-26

  156 new cases of COVID-19, and 4 additional deaths in South Carolina

  Georgetown clubs cancel summer baseball, softball

The grass is clipped but the bleachers are bare and will continue to be empty for the rest of the summer. Georgetown County has opted to pass on America’s pastime.
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Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd protest

A police spokesman confirmed late Thursday that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel" shortly after 10 p.m.

  Lowcountry Strong: Non-profits join in push to help struggling food and beverage workers

  ‘It’s really a massive undertaking’: Charleston Co. high schools plan virtual graduations

  South Carolina voters can expect new “touchless voting” procedures for June primaries

  SC election upgrades for voter check-in process won’t be ready for June primaries

Family pleas for help as Sumter deputies continue to investigate shooting death of 17-year-old

Investigators seeking info after missing Alabama man found dead near St. Helena Island

Reward offered after puppy escapes from Hanahan fire station

Coroner identifies man killed in DUI crash on Johns Island

  • Coronavirus

New Zealand near eradication, but virus has grim global hold

In the U.S., the virus threw more than 2 million people out of work last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses, stoking fears the scourge is doing deep and potentially long-lasting damage to the world's largest economy.

SPORTS

Bulldogs Ranked No. 21 in HERO Sports FCS Preseason Poll

The Citadel went 6-6 last season

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Deputies arrest man accused in Mount Pleasant man’s murder

  Criminal trials may be delayed until August, September due to pandemic

  Doctors at Roper ‘encouraged’ by early results in COVID-19 treatment trials

McMaster expects restrictions on SC entertainment venues to be lifted soon

Law enforcement officers escort fallen SCDNR K-9 officer

Lowcountry law enforcement officers and their K-9 officers gathered in Charleston to escort a fallen South Carolina Department of Natural Resources K-9 officer for a necropsy.
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  Protesters set Minneapolis police station afire

The protests that began late Wednesday and stretched into Thursday morning were the most destructive yet since the death of George Floyd, who was seen on video gasping for breath during an arrest in which an officer kneeled on his neck for almost eight minutes.

  Firefighters respond to small apartment fire in West Ashley

Deputies investigate after resident finds ‘incendiary device’ at home

Lowcountry high schools announce in-person graduation plans

  Charleston County coroner identifies bicyclist killed in Wednesday morning crash