Firefighters respond to house fire in Ladson

Fire crews say there were no injuries in a house fire Wednesday night.

  Officials warn against Easter travel amid coronavirus pandemic; 16.8M Americans out of work

World leaders and health officials are fervently warning that hard-won gains in the fight against the scourge must not be jeopardized by relaxing social distancing during Easter weekend.
  • National

  Bernie Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign after disappointing primary results, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden as the likely Democratic nominee.

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S.C. reports 85K new unemployment claims in last week

  City of Charleston offering free virtual recreation classes

  Lowcountry Strong: Nonprofit serving more people during COVID-19

  Sheriff’s office: Two officers at Berkeley Co. detention center test positive for COVID-19

  Lowcountry Strong: Man posts messages outside hospital for brother battling cancer

The coronavirus has restricted visitors to hospitals across the Lowcountry, but one man is determined to encourage his brother who’s battling cancer.
  • National

  Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since coronavirus

The figures collectively constitute the largest and fastest string of job losses in records dating to 1948.

  Charleston city councilman pushes for plan to help small businesses

  South Carolina health officials announce 139 more cases of COVID-19, and 12 additional deaths

Charleston Kickin’ Chicken closing after more than 21 years

  Berkeley County students can access free internet from school bus ‘hot spots’

MUSC reports more than 300 positive COVID-19 cases

Charleston Co. inmates who shared sleeping quarters with COVID-19 inmate test positive for virus

  Over half of SC’s child care facilities have chosen to close amid COVID-19 outbreak

Police: Man charged after throwing piece of metal through windshield, injuring passenger

  • Coronavirus

83 residents at Calif. nursing home hit by coronavirus evacuated after staff fails to show for work

After staff at the 90-bed facility didn’t show up for work two days in a row, the patients had to be moved to other healthcare locations in the county.

SPORTS

  NASCAR helps in a big way in the fight against COVID-19

Vince Cole named NJCAA All-American

Former James Island star averaged over 21 points per game last season

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  Goose Creek charter school welcomes new students to enroll during coronavirus pandemic

City of Orangeburg issues curfew to combat spread of COVID-19

SC governor issues executive order allowing furloughed employees to qualify for unemployment benefits

Arrest made in fatal accident in Beaufort County

  SC State Guard helps to convert MUSC fitness center into field hospital

The South Carolina State Guard helped to convert a MUSC fitness center into a 250-bed field hospital.
  • Coronavirus

  Countries start thinking about easing up on restrictions

Even as coronavirus deaths continue to mount across Europe, New York and other hot spots, the U.S. and other governments are slowly beginning to envision an exit strategy.

Kiawah Island Golf Resort lays off more than 1,000 employees

Investigators arrest second suspect for Charleston murder

Deputies searching for missing, endangered Beaufort County man

Man facing charges in connection with threat to blow up dam