More than $275 million will head to the Palmetto State over the next five years for bridge improvements as part of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill signed into law by President Joe Biden last year.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will deliver his annual State of the State speech, in which he lists priorities for the year and encourages state lawmakers to adopt similar priorities, on Wednesday night.
While many Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events were postponed or canceled throughout the Lowcountry, the 37th annual MLK Festival went on in Bluffton. Just with a few extra precautions to make sure people felt as safe as possible.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Sunday said the new guidelines are for teachers and other school staff that have been exposed to COVID-19 but are not showing symptoms during a “crisis staffing condition.”
A Lowcountry fire station serving as a COVID testing site saw more than 10 times its normal volume Monday. Many people looking to get tested had to be turned away. Tuesday, the town opened a new site to get even more people through.
Mace said she got tested Monday morning after one of her children tested positive for Covid-19. She said she is feeling okay and will be working from home in Charleston as she quarantines and recovers.