Charleston City Council to take up climate action plan

If adopted, it will be the first of its kind and will pave the groundwork for transforming Charleston into a sustainable and resilient city.

  World leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

Biden’s own new commitment, timed to the summit, is to cut U.S. fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030.
  • Coronavirus

How long does protection from COVID-19 vaccines last?

The need for follow-up shots will depend partly on the success of the vaccination push globally.

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As vaccine demand drops, groups push walk-ins, more outreach

Crews working accident with injuries involved on Hwy 17 in Awendaw

  Former hospital patient starts her own pet therapy non-profit in Summerville

Colleton County School District to offer five day in-person instruction

S.C. governor signs five-day in-person learning bill into law

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed a bill into law that requires all school districts in the state to offer five days of in-person learning every week starting April 26.
  • National

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: UPS driver saves child trapped underneath heavy package

Marco Angel didn’t hesitate as he raced across the busy street to rescue Max.

SC reports 408 new COVID-19 cases, drop in percent-positive rate

  Blood donations fall 10-15% in S.C., Red Cross says

Winning $200K lottery ticket sold in Saint Stephen

$2 million Powerball ticket sold in Pelion

School board names Berkeley Co. superintendent finalists

EPA awards South Carolina $480,000 to upgrade school buses

Gusty winds likely cause of early-morning N. Charleston power outage

SC peach farmers fear harm from overnight frost

  • National

  Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines appear safe for pregnant women

Researchers found the most common side effect from the vaccine was pain at the injection site, which appeared more frequently in vaccine recipients who were pregnant.

SPORTS

Bucs announce 2021 football schedule

SC State Release 2021 Fall Football Schedule

  Lowcountry high school lacrosse playoff scores (4/21)

Early Outburst Propels Terriers Past Cougars

  Rays Strike Late To Force OT But Fall In Extra Session to Jacksonville

Weis' late goal sends game to OT

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SC hate crime bill backers realize time running out

  Former Congressman Cunningham files paperwork to run for governor

  Activist arrested after march: ‘We’re not going to beg for our rights anymore’

Health officials anticipate drop in vaccine enthusiasm

  SC lawmaker introduces ‘CAREN’ act to penalize non-emergency 911 calls

Rep. JA Moore has filed the “Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies” (CAREN) Act, which would allow an individual to take civil action against someone who uses a 911 call to “intentionally inflict harm on that person.”
  • National

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot Black man while serving warrant

A North Carolina sheriff says the deputy who shot and killed a man while serving a search warrant has been put on leave pending an investigation.

Community leaders come together to honor families of three fallen officers

  Groups train law enforcement officers on recovery-focused response for overdose calls

  Advocates hope teacher pay bump will aid recruitment

  Angled parking on Isle of Palms to be finished Wednesday, SCDOT says