WATCH LIVE: LR5 calls special meeting to discuss return to hybrid learning

Right now, the district is offering four days of in-person instruction each week, with one day of eLearning. There are growing concerns, though, about continuing with this model during the holiday season.

  Top Democrats swing behind bipartisan coronavirus aid bill

President-elect Joe Biden is calling upon lawmakers to pass a relief bill now, with more aid to come next year.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

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Driver pulled over by police hit, killed by passing car in Upstate

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden presents ‘Lights Before Christmas’

  First Alert Forecast: Another cold night expected, then a chance of rain Friday

  Percent positive spikes in SC as DHEC reports 1,600+ new cases, 35 additional deaths

Former Notre Dame, UofSC coach Lou Holtz to receive Medal of Freedom Thursday

College Football Hall of Famer Lou Holtz will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Thursday.
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  Britain OKs Pfizer vaccine and will begin shots within days

In giving the go-ahead for emergency use of the vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, Britain vaulted past the United States by at least a week.

Colleton Street house fire caused by overloaded surge protector, investigators say

  Man dies following shooting in Hopkins

  Public input needed to Reimagine the COMET, could be first changes to transit in nearly 130 years

  Inclement Weather Center overcome COVID-19 challenges to provide shelter for the homeless

  Two pedestrians struck by vehicle on Elmwood Avenue, CPD investigating

  Cayce man arrested, charged in connection with roadside shooting

  Rapid COVID-19 tests are being delivered to SC schools

  3 high schools in LR5 closed Tuesday following high number of staff absences

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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

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Former Notre Dame, UofSC coach Lou Holtz to receive Medal of Freedom Thursday

Gamecocks, Harris set sights on 1,000-yard rushing milestone

Heading into Saturday’s game, running back Kevin Harris is 72 yards shy of 1,000 yards.

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Lawsuits claim UofSC discriminated against women on staff complaining of sexual harassment

Tigers remain at No. 3 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

  Thousands of South Carolinians will lose unemployment benefits this month

Families Helping Families: All 2,600 families are adopted, but contributions still being accepted

Lawrence may be in running for Heisman, but Tigers eye ‘team trophy’

Clemson has never had a Heisman Trophy winner, but Trevor Lawrence is undoubtedly in the mix to end the drought.
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Woman creates hug tunnel at Colo. senior living community

It’s an effort to give residents at retirement homes and senior living communities something that the pandemic took away.

  4 Lexington Co. men charged with sexually exploiting children

  1 dead, 2 others injured following crash on Two Notch Road

  SC reports 1,297 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths Tuesday

Fairfield Co. Sheriff’s Office warns citizen against scam phone calls