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How Close Are Charleston Area Hospitals To Capacity? Update

The rising caseload — possibly owing to new variants of the virus — has renewed pressure on hospitals and their staffs, although the effects are unevenly distributed nationwide. A New York Times map shows hotspots in rural Oregon,

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Charleston expert believes Venus' flytra...

Poaching, loss of habit and wildfire suppression have caused the number of Venus' flytraps, which only grow in the Carolinas, to dwindle.

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Woman ‘knocked out’ lawyer assaulting gi...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD ... and public intoxication. ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials say one of the world’s premier outdoor sporting events will be held in the state next year. The Greenville News reports that the 52nd Bassmaster ...

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Charleston's weather records are second-longest globally, meteoro...

The World Meteorological Organization has determined that the historical record of systematic observations in Charleston is the longest-running in the United States, and globally is bested only by a l

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Army Corps of Engineers Charleston Distr...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District will fill a time capsule to mark 150 years of service in the state on Friday. The Charleston District has played a

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SC Democrats walk out to protest restric...

Democratic members of the South Carolina House walked out of the chamber in protest Wednesday before a vote on a bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the

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Here’s a guide to moving permanently to ...

Myrtle Beach is a popular vacation spot, but more and more people are moving to live in the area full-time every year. Vehicle property taxes, cost of living, and rent

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SC DEW asking employers to submit refusal to work claims

The state says it’s dedicating a “recall taskforce” to help with the hiring shortage in the Grand Strand. The South Carolina Department of

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The Carolina Panthers select CB Jaycee H...

The NFL draft is when dreams come true for a few hundred players. With the No. 8 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers selected South Carolina cornerback Jaycee Horn. Horn was the first defensive player taken off the board.

DHEC: 456 new COVID-19 cases in SC, 482,...

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) on Sunday announced 456 additional cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina, bringing the statewide

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Ahead of Andrew Brown Jr’s funeral, North Carolina clergy cry out...

For North Carolina clergy, the killing of an unarmed Black man by law enforcement on the state's eastern edge is personal.

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Community Vaccination Center reaches mor...

Sunday, more than 4,000 people have received their COVID-19 vaccine at South Carolina’s Community Vaccination Center at Columbia Place Mall. The clinic that

Governor, businesses want urgency in ado...

The South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act was approved in February by the Senate and dispatched to the House, where it has idled since.

Spirit Airlines to add daily service from Los Angeles to John Gle...

Southwest Airlines will begin service from Columbus to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, beginning June 6 and to Sarasota, Florida, on May 9. • Last week, United Airlines announced seasonal service to Charleston and Hilton Head Island in South Carolina and ...

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SC woman seeks exit from prison in Charl...

Wendy Moore, 45, has just under five years left before she is scheduled to be released, but she is hoping a motion filed in U.S. District Court in March will

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Some States Are Vaccinating for COVID Fa...

In South Carolina, 15.0% of the population are fully vaccinated, lower than the U.S. average. Lower than average vaccination rates in South Carolina appear to be attributable in part to less ...

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Anyone 16 and up in South Carolina can now get the COVID vaccine

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Starting Wednesday, everyone in the state of South Carolina age 16 and up will be eligible for the the COVID-19 vaccine. This means all previous restrictions on age or medical condition no longer apply. South Carolina health officials ...

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Dems consider moving South Carolina, Nev...

The Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary may take a back seat in 2024 to South Carolina and Nevada, as leading Democrats are reportedly considering making major changes to their electoral calendar. According to reports in Politico and The Hill ...

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Hershey Recalls Chocolate Shell Topping ...

The Hershey Company announced a "voluntary recall" of the Hershey's Chocolate Shell Topping, a single lot, after it was discovered that it was filled with the Heath Shell Topping product and contains almonds.

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13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and P...

Yes, it's true: Even presidents love their mommies. From Washington to Biden, look at these mom pics and read these presidential quotes about moms.

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'Birds Aren't Real,' They're 'Robotic Replicas'—At Least, That's ...

According to its website, Birds Aren't Real was founded back in 1976 and the movement's main prerogative is to shed light on the government's use of "robotic replicas" that are watching us all.

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Debris From Chinese Rocket to Hit Earth,...

A 98-foot-long, 20-ton section of the Long March 5B rocket, which was launched by China in late April, is expected to crash back to Earth this weekend. Oh, and get this—nobody is exactly sure of when or where it will re-enter the atmosphere. That's ... comforting.

Pandora Switching to Lab-Created Diamond...

Pandora Jewelry is making a move to cut out traditional diamonds and replace them with ones created in a lab. The Copenhagen-based company is making the switch in order to make diamonds more accessible and sell a product that is more sustainable and free from human rights issues.

Different Types of Car Tires: Which Is Right for You?

Do you know the differences in car tires? Check 'em out. Choosing the right type of tire is key.

'Tiger King': Carole Baskin Launches Cat...

"Tiger King" star Carole Baskin has launched her own cryptocurrency. Called $CAT, the crypto coin will allow fans to buy merch and more from Big Cat Rescue animal sanctuary.

VIDEO: Terrifying Footage Shows Shark Ci...

In shocking video footage, Anela Rezentes, 6, can be seen splashing in the water along the shoreline of Oahu's Kalama Beach on Sunday when a shark began circling her. Luckily, the girl walked away unharmed.

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Now You Can Buy Beer From Queen Elizabeth's Country Home

It seems Queen Elizabeth's gotten into the brewing game. Drink like a royal with pints sold at Sandringham Estate's gift shop.

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Listen Up, Flat-Earthers: The Universe C...

According to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Waterloo, the University of Southhampton (UK), INFN, Leece (Italy), Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, and the University of Salento (Italy), the hologram principle works similarly to the Big Bang model in explaining the early universe. 

New York's Broadway to Re-Open With 100%...

On September 14, Broadway will re-open with 100% capacity, and ticket sales will begin on May 6.

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Robert Downey Jr's Assistant Reportedly Killed in Car Crash

On Thursday, May 6, Robert Downey Jr. took to social media to share "a terrible and shocking tragedy." His assistant and right-hand man Jimmy Rich was reportedly killed in a car crash on Wednesday night.

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