FULL LIST: Face mask ordinances in place across SC

Here’s a breakdown of the areas that have passed face mask resolutions and the highlights of each ordinance.

Move to rename ‘Bloody Sunday’ bridge has critics in Selma

Residents in the landmark civil rights city of Selma, Alabama, are among the critics of a bid to rename the historic bridge where voting rights marchers were beaten in 1965.
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Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

The Trump administration is promising one of the largest fireworks displays in recent memory in Washington on July Fourth.


Columbia mural vandalized with racial slur, reward offered for info

  COVID-19 pandemic has nearly cut SC’s unemployment trust fund in half, could run out by end of year

  Protesters call for Columbia Police officer to be fired over use of force

  COVID-19 summertime spike leads to danger zone, disease expert says

Married couple killed in crash involving car, motorcycle in Kershaw County

It happened around 9:10 a.m. on Highway 1 South near Longtown Road in Lugoff.
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  Coronavirus cases rise in 40 states; Texas issues mask mandate

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to an all-time high of more than 50,000 per day on Thursday, with the infection curve rising in 40 out of 50 states in a reversal that has largely spared only the Northeast.

Deputies seek missing Orangeburg County man

  SC reports 1,629 new COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths Thursday

  Richland Co. Council passes emergency face mask ordinance

5 people killed in crash that has shut down I-26 in Orangeburg County

Orangeburg Co. man out on bond arrested on third attempted murder charge, deputies say

  Foster embraces new challenges as new superintendent for Orangeburg Co. School District

  Friends, church family helps woman celebrate 100th birthday in style

Families can now enjoy story time with new Richland Library phone line

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  US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring.


McMaster: No high school, college football until COVID-19 cases go down

‘What a special time’: Tanner reflects on Gamecocks’ 2010 national title on 10-year anniversary of championship game

It doesn’t seem that long ago when South Carolina brought home their first College World Series title.


  Town of Lexington announces face masks are now required in all retail businesses

  Face masks required in all public buildings in Forest Acres beginning Monday

  City of Columbia giving out free masks until July 10

  Sheriff Leon Lott shows off new ‘peace officer’ patches for all RCSD deputies

Man killed in hit-and-run in Newberry identified; suspect vehicle details released

Investigators need the public's help to find the driver who hit the man and didn't stop.
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  Intel chiefs brief congressional leaders on Russia bounties

The U.S. intelligence chiefs conducted classified briefings Thursday for congressional leaders who have demanded more answers about intelligence assessments that Russia offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

Prisma Health doctor arrested following racially-charged incident near Benedict College

Latest S.C. unemployment numbers show total of 635K+ new claims since March

Pilot identified following F-16 aircraft crash on Shaw Air Force Base

  SC Strong shirts generate more than $15,000 in donations for SC Nurses Foundation