McMaster requesting end to federal pandemic unemployment benefit programs

Gov. Henry McMaster is directing the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce to end the state’s participation in all federal, pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs, effective June 30, 2021.

Remote learning still widespread even after Biden hits goal

Almost 4 in 10 students continued to take all their classes remotely, and another 2 in 10 were split between classroom and remote learning.
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Facebook board upholds Trump ban, just not an indefinite one

Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — at least not yet.

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Virtual students required to take end-of-year tests in-person

Arnold takes over as Mount Pleasant Police chief

Live 5 Investigates: COVID vaccine jobs may be pulling nurses away from other health care jobs

  Ft. Jackson trainee accused of hijacking school bus ‘wanted to get home,’ commander says

  Charleston Animal Society helping pets in a unique way

Staff drove around to several houses in North Charleston, picked up pets in the Pets for Life program and brought them to a mobile clinic.
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Father hikes 10 miles for help after son has mini-stroke in wilderness

The 26-year-old credits his father’s quick actions and preparedness along with rescuers for his life.

  SC reports 373 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths

  Coroner identifies victim in late-night Berkeley County crash

Regal to reopen 2 Charleston-area theaters Friday

  Plan to make electric chair, firing squad SC execution methods inches closer to law

  Final vote expected Thursday on state open carry bill

  Charleston rehab center seeks funding for Fentanyl test strips

SC reports fewer than 3K new unemployment claims

  Deputies: One wounded in early-morning parking lot shooting in Dorchester Co.

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19-year-old who aged out of system adopted by caseworker

As a teen, she spent years in state care and group homes, where she met her caseworker. Over five years, the two formed a special bond.

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Lemonis, Mississippi State beat The Citadel 10-2

Hillman Strikes Twice To Give Stingrays OT Win

Two-Run Seventh Propels Gamecocks Past UNF

Tigers Outlast Spartans 9-2

  RiverDogs Lead from Start to Finish in 8-2 Win Over Myrtle Beach

Schnell, Lopez homer in win

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Summerville tax preparer charged with preparing false tax returns

  New state park plan includes water trail, access to Black River

  Fire chief: House a ‘total loss’ after late-night fire

  House fire in North Charleston displaces two people

  Charleston Housing Authority working to change public housing

The Charleston Housing Authority is working to re-engineer its entire portfolio of public housing within the city of Charleston.
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Mom who gave birth on flight didn’t know she was pregnant

The baby boy, Raymond Mounga, arrived early at just 29 weeks while mom was traveling to Hawaii for vacation with her family.

  SC House approves bill making electric chair default execution method, adds firing squad option

  Police investigating after woman shot in North Charleston

  Lawyers: Berkeley County School District allowing kids to attend in-person classes after mother files lawsuit

  DHEC confirms case of tuberculosis at middle school in Charleston County