Democrats view the tax change as an opportunity to address income inequality worsened by the pandemic. According to some estimates, it would reduce the number of children living in poverty in the U.S. by more than half.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control says pausing the distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will have “less of an impact” on South Carolina than if the other authorized vaccines were put on hold.
Officials with the Mount Pleasant Fire Department said at 7:44 p.m. operators received a call about a fire on Seagull Drive. When crews arrived on the scene they saw heavy fire and smoke coming from a two-story townhome.
The City of Charleston has partially lifted its ordinance on face coverings by now recommending people wear masks outside. Masks are still required inside building in city limits, however there will be no fine for violators.