CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

The CDC advises anyone who has been in close contact with a COVID-19 patient to quarantine for two weeks.
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Indiana student survives pumpkin smashing through car

An Indiana student says he’s thankful to be alive after a pumpkin crashed through his windshield while he was driving on the highway.

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  SC announces 686 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Wednesday

  Body of SC sergeant killed in line of duty escorted to funeral home

  DHEC offers tips to safely celebrate Halloween in S.C. amidst COVID-19

  Answering last minute voting questions with SC on track to double 2016 absentee record

  SC family is working to get COVID-19 removed from their mother’s death certificate

68-year-old Brenda Grist died on October 5th, after her children Robin Hooke and Ryan Brown say she battled dementia for five years.
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Trooper sideswipes motorcycle, tackles driver on Fla. interstate

A Florida Highway Patrol cruiser swerved to knock off the biker then one of them tackles the rider to the ground.

Students start petition for hybrid model in Aiken County schools

  SC announces 666 new COVID-19 cases, 25 more deaths Tuesday

  RECAP: Wilson and Boroughs face-off in debate for SC’s Second District

Sumter Police searching for woman reported missing after leaving hospital

Family of River Bluff football player who died after collapsing on football field agrees to settlement

  Columbia City Council to ‘go back to drawing board’ after large gatherings over the weekend

Greenville Co. deputy killed in crash, 2 other deputies injured, sheriff says

‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect identified in connection with Newberry Co. home invasion

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‘Two peas in a pod’: Toddler befriends 5-foot Halloween skeleton

The 2-year-old's mother thinks that COVID canceling playdates with other kids strengthened his bond with the skeleton.

SPORTS

Gamecocks’ WR Brooks finally cleared by NCAA to play this season

FAIR CATCH: Carolina defense showed toughness needed to win vs. Auburn

Giving up nearly 500 yards usually proves to be a recipe for disaster, but that wasn’t the case on Saturday for Carolina.

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Confidence rises as Carolina turns focus to showdown vs. LSU

  Progress being made to bridge SC’s digital divide, fixed wireless a possible solution

CPD makes arrest in connection with fatal shooting in northwest Columbia

DHEC: About 150 new cases of COVID-19 reported in K-12 schools Tuesday, 1,631 total

Fish farming operation investing $28.1 million in Orangeburg County, creating 82 jobs

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project.
  • COVID-19 Updates

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Republicans are reconvening the Senate this week to vote on a virus proposal, but it’s a bill that failed once before, and that Trump himself now derides as too puny.

Greenville County deputies search for missing girl

Former Orangeburg Co. deputy arrested after being involved in altercation

85-year-old man with dementia found safe, but dehydrated in Lexington Co.

New budget airline coming to Columbia Metropolitan Airport in December