As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Carolina continues to increase, communities across the state are meeting to discuss possible ordinances requiring people to wear face masks in public places.
The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce says the number of people who have filed their first claim for unemployment benefits continues to grow months after the coronavirus pandemic began having a major impact on jobs in the state.
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division have arrested two people after the Benjamin Tillman monument located at the S.C. State House was vandalized over the weekend.
According to a survey conducted by the South Carolina Department of Education, schools have not been able to make contact with 16,085 students across the state since they were closed because of the pandemic in March.
The governor said issuing a mandate for people in South Carolina to wear a mask and not be able to enforce it gives a false sense of security for those who believe that everybody is following the rules.
The South Carolina attorney general issued a legal opinion Thursday on the constitutionality of South Carolina's Heritage Act and why it could not have been used to protect Charleston's John C. Calhoun statue from removal.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation will participate in a statewide hurricane lane reversal drill on Thursday to make sure crews are prepared in case reversals become necessary this hurricane season.
The program, called “Palmetto Priority,” is a commitment made by restaurants to provide a safe place for staff and customers to demonstrate real precautions that they are taking to prevent the spread of the virus.