south carolina news

covid south carolina news

Why Wednesday’s Covid Data is So Unnecessarily Sad

South Carolina reported 138 new deaths from Covid today. Of the Covid deaths reported in South Carolina, only 0.0082% of the cases involved Fully Vaccinated People. Additionally, only 0.0315% of hospitalizations involve Fully Vaccinated People. Sadly only 49.8% of South Carolina residents are fully vaccinated; ranking us 41st in the nation. Read SC DHEC data […]

Read More
covid south carolina news

Why Covid Vaccine Mandates Make Sense for South Carolina

Governor McMaster wants to frame the Covid Vaccination efforts as a threat to commerce and personal choice. In a recent tweet reacting to new federal Covid Vaccine regulations, he responded with this: This incredibly short sighted response fails to grasp the bigger picture: Businesses have been greatly impacted from the pandemic, ending it quicker will […]

Read More
school
covid south carolina news

South Carolina Children’s Hospital Collaborative Calls For Masking in Schools

Citing the alarming rate at which children are requiring hospitalization due to COVID-19, the South Carolina Children’s Hospital Collaborative (SCCHC) on Wednesday announced it is now providing a daily report showing the number of hospitalized children (ages 0-17) with COVID-19, the number of those children requiring ICU care, and the number requiring a ventilator. The organization also […]

Read More
covid south carolina news

Why DHEC Says Covid Vaccination and Mask are The Key to Ending Pandemic

DHEC held a press conference today addressing the rise of Covid infections in South Carolina and in our schools. Read their new school guidance here. Key Points Mask Requirements May Be Issued on a Per Case Basis DHEC wants local school districts to be able to issue mask mandates on a per case basis DHEC […]

Read More
Non-Profit south carolina news

Why You Should Have Project Host Make Dinner this Month

The Project Host Bakery Box offers you the opportunity to take a culinary journey around the world from the comfort of your home. Join us for one last trip with the September Bakery Box, which will take you to Mexico, before we go on a holiday season hiatus. You’ll receive potato and chorizo tacos with tomatillo avocado […]

Read More
mcmaster covid
covid south carolina news

Why is McMaster Silent on The Covid Surge in South Carolina?

The last mention of Covid on Governor Henry McMaster’s Twitter account was August 23rd when he suggested people get vaccinated. Since that date, state hospitals are being overrun with Covid infections, 119 people have have died in the past four days and 20,377 new infections have been reported across South Carolina since Saturday alone. Still, […]

Read More
covid politics
covid south carolina news

Why Has Covid and the Response to Covid Become so Political?

Politics is polarized in America. That fact is no shock to anyone who follows the news. But people often don’t know what that means. Polarized politics does not mean that the two major political parties take opposing views on the major issues of the day. That is simply typical of democratic politics in general. And […]

Read More
albino skunk music festival
covid entertainment south carolina news

Why Music Fans May Want to Get Vaccinated

With less than half of South Carolina residents now fully vaccinated and no real requirements from our state government, it appears that organizations are now taking the lead in requiring Covid vaccination as part of providing a safe environment. In the past few weeks, the Peace Center and The Warehouse Theatre are now requiring proof […]

Read More
covid south carolina news

Why South Carolina’s Thursday Covid Report Should Get Your Attention

South Carolina reported 5229 new Covid infections Thursday and 60 new deaths. Our percent positivity rate is 14.5%. Things are bad and there appears to be no response from our state leaders on the subject. Greenville continues to lead the state with 509 new infections. While Covid Deaths Remain Below All-Time Highs, Case Numbers and […]

Read More
school
south carolina news

Why you Should Be Concerned About South Carolina Schools

A new report shows that South Carolina schools are struggling in the midst of the Covid pandemic. Read the full report here. 42.6% of students met or exceeded performance standards in English Language Arts 37.3% of students met or exceeded performance standards in Mathematics 63% of students earned a C or higher in English classes […]

Read More