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Strong Storms Possible in the Lowcountry Tuesday Afternoon and Evening

March 31, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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Update Tuesday 2:30 PM ET: A Tornado Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service until 9:00 PM EST. The watch includes the following counties in South Carolina: Allendale, Charleston, Hapton, Beaufort, Colleton, Jasper, Berkeley, and Dorchester. Update Tuesday 2...

Second Shipment of Medical Equipment Includes Thousands of N95 Respirators, Face Masks and Gloves

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
South Carolina receives second shipment of Personal protective Equipment

South Carolina received a second shipment of Personal protective Equipment, or PPEs, from the federal government, Saturday. The allotment included surgical gowns, face masks and gloves. The supplies are for healthcare providers responding to COVID-19 and were distributed to...

MUSC Creates 3D Printed Protective Mask Anyone Can Make

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
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If building a personal protection mask that could be mass produced to fight the coronavirus pandemic was a puzzle, Joshua Kim was determined to figure it out. The 25 year-old is the Senior Designer and Program Coordinator with the Department of Surgery at the Medical...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Self-Isolation Discombobulation

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for March 31, 2020, we discuss legal questions surrounding the emergency powers of local governments which may conflict with South Carolina state orders, speak with local restaurant owners whose business is being affected by COVID-19, learn about efforts as...

Indicted Sheriff Files for Re-Election in Chester County

March 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Of the 39 county sheriff's races on tap satewide this November, the liveliest could be the one in Chester County, where two incumbents will vie to win the office. On theone side is Republican Max Dorsey, who has served as Chester’s interim sheriff since last year. Dorsey...

The latest developments on COVID-19: All schools, bars and dine-in restaurants closed; 925 cases, 18 deaths

March 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Gov. Henry McMaster Declares State of Emergency, Closes All Schools Through April, Bars and Dine-in Restuarants Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 925 cases in 41 counties: Richland 135, Charleston 123, Kershaw 99, Greenville 88, Beaufort 74, York 43, Lexington 41, Sumter 34,...

Does Climate Have a Role in the Spread of COVID-19?

March 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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SCEIN — COVID-19 could be more infectious and deadly than the flu, but only time will tell if the contagion is seasonal. The rapid spread of the virus has created an urgent need for researchers to find links to its spread. One possible factor is the climate. Uncertainty on...

Record Warmth Likely in South Carolina This Weekend

March 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Jeff Huffman
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The second weekend of spring will feel more like the start of summer across the Palmetto State, and numerous record highs are even likely to be broken. A sprawling dome of high pressure is forecast to build across the Southeast in the coming days, which will promote sinking...

Military In South Carolina Responds To COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
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The coronavirus outbreak has brought together many organizations to fight the spread of this highly contagious disease, and that includes the military. Gov. Henry McMaster has called on the South Carolina National Guard to be on the alert in case it's needed. Capt. Jessica...

Charleston Enacts Stay At Home Ordinance

March 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
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The city of Charleston has become the first in the state of South Carolina to enact an ordinance requiring people to stay at home for the next 14 days, except for necessary trips like to the grocery store or pharmacy. The ordinance also closes all non-essential businesses...

Blood Donations Are Critically Low In The Carolinas. Here's How You Can Help

March 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Blood is in short supply, in large part because of the coronavirus outbreak, says Maya Franklin, a spokeswoman for the American Red Cross in Charlotte, NC. “That’s resulted in dozens, if not hundreds, of blood drove cancellations by our sponsors,” she says. That statement...

Heavy Rain and Strong Storms Likely to Return to the Palmetto State

March 24, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Ray Hawthorne
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The latest batch in the seemingly endless waves of heavy rainfall that have moved across the state this winter is on track to move through Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday night. A stationary front extends east to west from near Georgetown to about Aiken at midday Tuesday...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Acceleration Phase

March 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow...

Charleston Restaurants and Bars Try to Survive Despite Coronavirus Closings

March 23, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by vhansen
Outside Stella's restaurant in Charleston

Vacant parking spaces stretch on, along empty sidewalks in downtown Charleston. A lone man drags his luggage as he easily crosses typically bustling King Street. It’s quiet; too quiet. This is Charleston post coronavirus. Down the street off upper King, the owner of Stella'...

York County's Real Estate Industry Is Doing Well Despite (Because of?) the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Business is suffering some of the worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Some, like restaurants, may not be able to make it back , even if our collective quarantine were to end today. But a few industries are doing very well. In York County, at least, residential real...

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