Who has the right to decide if students in Berkeley County have to wear face masks in schools? It is something Berkeley County School District leaders and the head of the South Carolina Department of Education continue to fight over.
The state superintendent of education has pushed for hazard pay for school nurses, but lawmakers on the House Ways and Means Committee moved forward with a proposed budget plan Friday that did not include this extra money for healthcare workers.
Some teachers have resigned from their jobs and risk losing their certifications to teach in the future because of their discomfort with possibly returning to their classrooms to teach students face to face.
A petition to fully reopen the Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square has been gaining signatures. During a normal year, more than 100 vendors would be selling their locally, hand-made goods and services every Saturday morning April through November.
Lowcountry districts have been challenged to find a way for kids to return to cafeterias safely amid the coronavirus pandemic, and they are starting to reveal some of their plans for how the new lunch lines will work.
Teachers in Berkeley County plan to protest outside the district school board meeting Tuesday evening for a second time in two weeks. They are demanding the school year begin virtually, to keep students and staff safe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mayor of North Charleston says terminating and laying off 136 city employees was one of the most difficult things he’s ever had to do during his time in office. Keith Summey said the city was forced to make cuts because of a budget deficit caused by the pandemic.
Kanye West’s first rally to kick off his presidential campaign coincided with a tight deadline to get his name on the ballot in South Carolina, but Kanye’s message left many people with questions about his run for office.
More than 18,000 parents responded to a survey asking three questions: which type of instruction do you prefer for your child, do you have reliable internet access, and will your student need bus transportation.
Some law enforcement agencies in South Carolina have failed to follow state law when it comes to reporting when an officer leaves their job because of allegations of misconduct, while others never even show up to prosecute misconduct cases.