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South Carolina coaches send out several 2022 offers

South Carolina’s coaches went on an offer spree late Monday afternoon. Several prospects from the class of 2022 added a Gamecocks offer, including Spring Valley High School (Columbia, S.C.) quarterback Dequandre Smith.

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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.

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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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Spirit Airlines to add daily service fro...

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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Final Four: Friends and rivals VanDerveer, Staley meet again in S...

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer has a long history with South Carolina counterpart Dawn Staley as schools meet in the Final Four again.

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Anyone 16 and up in South Carolina can n...

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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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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Dems consider moving South Carolina, Nevada ahead of Iowa, New Ha...

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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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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'You Can Hear Him Scream.' Grisly Lookin...

Aaron Ekblad was enjoying the best season of his career before he went down with a serious-looking injury Sunday night in Dallas, one that will put him out of the lineup, 'for an extensive time.'

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Learn how you can help health officials track West Nile Virus in ...

As the weather warms up, state health officials are calling on residents from across the state to help them track the West Nile Virus but submitting certain species of dead

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Charleston's weather records are second-...

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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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Home

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. Created to raise awareness about protecting our planet, the first Earth Day led to the passage of environmental laws such as the Clean Air, Clean Water, and Endangered Species acts. The theme for Earth Day 2021 is restore our earth.

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Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Include an Apocalypse, Famine, ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

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Every Title Coming to and Leaving Netfli...

New month, new Netflix titles. There are a ton of titles arriving on the streaming service this month, but there are also a ton of movies and TV shows leaving Netflix in May 2021.

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Costco Food Court and Samples Are Back, ...

Costco reopening indoor seating and samples distribution will start to make the world feel "normal" again, sort of.

Food & Drink
Drones in Shanghai Light Up the Sky and Form Giant QR Code—And Yo...

On Saturday night, hundreds of drones lit up the sky in Shanghai, China, and formed a scannable QR code. The drone show was part of an advertising campaign for a role-playing game.

World
Every Title Coming to Amazon Prime Video...

With so many Amazon Prime Video Originals and other classic movie and TV titles, you'll have plenty to binge-watch this month! Here's everything coming to and leaving Amazon Prime in May 2021.

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Movie Theaters Slated to Be Back to Norm...

Recent movie theater analyses predict that movie theater box office returns will be back to normal by 2022, with strong returns by Q4 of this year.

Film
'Best Of' Dating Compilations and Things I've Learned So Far

Here are some of the more interesting interactions and messages I've received. I'm sharing because "laughter through tears" is truly the best emotion, right?!

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5 Things Parents Can Say When Their Chil...

Communication is essential when your child is struggling with mental illness. You may wonder what to say to your child that will have an impact. You may feel you are walking on eggshells.

Wellness
A 'Downton Abbey' Sequel Gives Us Anothe...

Hold on to your corsets—the Crawleys are coming back, just in time for the holidays. That's right, folks, everyone's favorite aristocrats are hitting the big screen in December.

Film
Queen Elizabeth II Turns 95, Just Days After Prince Philip's Fune...

Today is the Queen's 95th birthday. Just days after the funeral of her husband Prince Philip, whom she was married to for 73 years, it's expected that this year's birthday will be more somber.

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