LGBTQ advocates fought another bill focused on keeping transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports in South Carolina. The legislation went before lawmakers Thursday with more than a dozen people signed up to testify.
While the project is set to bring homes, shops, a concert venue and more to the historic area, a Lowcountry preservation group has partnered with the development firm to make sure the area’s history lives on.
There has been some progress in efforts to improve women’s access to birth control in South Carolina. Senate bill 0628, the “Pharmacy Access Act,” would allow pharmacists to prescribe and dispense contraceptives.
Herd immunity is the goal when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccines, but with demand falling in recent weeks, some health experts worry if we will reach one of the most critical milestones in this pandemic.
Lowcountry law enforcement officers are being trained to respond to overdose calls in a way that leads to recovery rather than arrest. FAVOR Lowcountry and WakeUp Carolina have partnered to teach officers how to interact with people who have experienced an overdose and offer them support.
The coronavirus pandemic has created many challenges for those fighting the opioid crisis and dealing with addiction in our state, and for the first time in months, a critical piece of the response is happening in person Wednesday evening.
The nation’s top health officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have announced the more contagious variant of COVID-19 from the United Kingdom is now the most common strain in the United States. “No big surprise,” MUSC’s Dr. Scott Curry said. “We’ve been predicting this,"
South Carolinians in rural communities are one step closer to getting access to reliable internet services. The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff today opened the vendor application component of the rural broadband grant program.
As of Wednesday, the COVID-19 vaccines are available to anyone 16 and older in the state. However, while state health officials are urging people to make appointments now, only one shot has been approved for the youngest among those who are now eligible.
The coronavirus pandemic has taken a financial toll on hospitals across the state and the nation, and a new study suggests they may not be in the clear just yet as they face new and continuing challenges this year.
Summerville is one step closer to seeing crews break ground on a decades old project that would extend Berlin G Myers Parkway. Officials with the US Army Corps of Engineers are now turning to the public for input on one major hurdle that's delayed the project.
States will not be allowed to forgo federally mandated standardized tests at the end of this school year, according to the US Department of Education. A letter to state education superintendents said the measure is necessary to safely re-open schools and get students back in classrooms.
Since late November, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has required reporters to submit questions hours ahead of scheduled press briefings where DHEC officials are made available for comment on the COVID-19 pandemic.