Biden says his advisers will lead with ‘science and truth’

Science organizations were also quick to praise Lander and the promotion of the science post.
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Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2 million amid vaccine rollout

The milestone was reached just over a year after the coronavirus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

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One dead in single-vehicle collision on Sharon Church Rd in Lexington

First Alert Forecast: Cold & windy today, a little warmer next week

  Deputies in Kershaw Co. seek ‘porch pirate’ wanted for stealing package

  State, local law enforcement discuss safety measures in place leading up to Inauguration Day

  Sumter School District extends virtual learning through February 1

District officials cite the increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases as the reason for the decision.
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  Trump trial pending, McConnell calls it ‘vote of conscience’

A single article of impeachment — for “incitement of insurrection” — was approved by the House on Wednesday, one week after a violent mob of Trump supporters invaded the Capitol.

  Kershaw County sheriff, former deputy named in lawsuit over alleged assault

  ‘No specific threats to the state of South Carolina’ ahead of Inauguration, officials say

  Health officials aim to ramp up large-scale vaccinations for people ages 70 and up

With Martin quarantined, Gamecocks focus on matchup vs. LSU as Shingler takes the helm

  Owner of Andy’s Deli dies, local leaders express sadness over loss of ‘Columbia icon’

Sen. Graham ready to work with Biden, ‘time to move on’ from Trump impeachment

  Prisma Health to open drive-thru vaccine center in Columbia on Monday

  DHEC reports 1,845 new COVID-19 cases, 93 deaths Friday, says numbers still incomplete

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  Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here’s what’s in Biden plan

President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.

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With Martin quarantined, Gamecocks focus on matchup vs. LSU as Shingler takes the helm

Former Colleton County basketball player Alex Sherrill dies after car accident

Basketball player suffered injuries on Friday

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Deputies investigating crash involving SC trooper

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70-year-old man charged with sexual exploitation of minors

  Sumter Police in search of woman wanted in connection with attempted armed robbery

Officials said the 19-year-old Manning woman was seen with two others at the time of an attempted armed robbery that happened around 4:30 p.m. at a motel on Broad Street.
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  Biden’s virus plan: 100 million shots just the start

Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet President-elect Joe Biden's goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, and advance his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.

  70+ age group struggles to find COVID-19 vaccine appointments

Saxton scores 20 to lead No. 5 Gamecocks past Vanderbilt

Ex-Bamberg County councilman facing new sex charges; Jasper County allegations unsealed

  Midlands nurses ‘exhausted’ as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to rise in SC