DHEC: 1,053 new COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths reported in SC

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 202,422 and confirmed deaths to 4,050.

Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.
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Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

In normal times, Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year, drawing millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending.

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  Aiken Co. Coroner identifies man fatally shot in Seventh Lounge parking lot

Gaston Police recover vehicle stolen from Berkeley County

One dead after crash in field in Orangeburg Co.

  12-year-old Gamecock fan with cerebral palsy surprised with dream gameday experience

Gamecocks to host No. 9 Georgia on Senior Night

The Gamecocks look to avoid a fifth straight loss when they host Georgia this weekend.
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Reports: Cost of Tokyo Olympics delay put at about $2 billion

The cost of the one-year postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is estimated to be just under $2 billion, or about 200 billion yen.

CPD: Pedestrian dies after collision on Taylor Street

  SC announces 1,777 new COVID-19 cases, 28 additional deaths Friday

  Health experts fear spike in COVID-19 cases following Thanksgiving, warn of 2nd wave in SC

Sumter Police to help collect children’s letters for Santa Claus

DHEC to offer free HIV testing on World AIDS Day

Lexington Co. sergeant who served public for decades dies unexpectedly

#OptOutside: Free admission offered at all S.C. State Parks on Friday

  Furry Friend Friday: Meet Spot

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Dave Prowse, actor who played Darth Vader, dies at 85

Prowse represented England in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games in the 1950s before breaking into movies with roles that emphasized his commanding size.

SPORTS

  White, Cook power No. 9 Georgia past Gamecocks in 45-16 win

No. 20 Coastal Carolina routs Texas State, clinches spot in Sun Belt title game

No. 4 Clemson, QB Lawrence throttle Pittsburgh 52-17

WIS previews Saturday’s game between Georgia, South Carolina on ‘Outside the Pocket’

This week, the guys will preview Saturday’s game between Georgia and South Carolina.

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South Carolina teenage student athlete needs a kidney

SC Dept. of Commerce urging communities to participate in Small Business Saturday

  Columbia VA takes part in COVID vaccine trial

Girl, 7 dies in South Carolina fire; 2 firefighters hurt

  Columbia firefighters celebrate Thanksgiving on the clock, ready to save lives at a moment’s notice

Columbia firefighters work a 24-hour shift on the holiday, meaning they can’t even go home for a few minutes to visit their families.
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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics.

  Hundreds of homeless and needy in Columbia pick up dinner from Thanksgiving meal event

State health department to begin reporting COVID-19 data on 24-hour delay Friday

  South Carolinians change Thanksgiving travel traditions amid pandemic

  Food banks see spike in demand during holidays amid pandemic