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Municipal Finances Suffering from COVID-19

August 13, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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We are all very aware of the issues companies have been facing through this pandemic, but what about the cities, towns, and counties across our state. With many of them relying on hospitality and accommodations taxes, their finances have been hit hard as well. Mike Switzer...

When an Unlikely Ally of Women's Suffrage Emerged In Edgefield, Support for the Cause Grew

August 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
Emily Anderson Dunovant

Emily Anderson Dunovantfield lived in Edgefield, South Carolina. She was well-educated and what many called a traditional woman. But during the early 1900's, Dunovant used a radical voice to help elevate the women's suffrage cause in South Carolina. Dr. James O. Farmer, Jr...

COVID-19 Antibody Research Involving Health Care Workers in SC

August 11, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Eric Meissner

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Meissner about research related to COVID-19 antibody testing involving a group of health care workers in South Carolina. Dr. Meissner is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and he’s the Principal Investigator on this...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Dr. Linda Bell Spills The Tea

August 11, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Dr. Linda Bell (second from left) and Gov. Henry McMaster

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 11, 2020, we discuss The State 's recent report on emails from State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell showing that she regretted not taking a stronger stance during press conferences with Gov. Henry McMaster . In the emails...

Protecting Cancer Patients during the Pandemic

August 10, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. David Mahvi

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mahvi about extra protection and health concerns for cancer patients during the pandemic. Dr. Mahvi is the Chief of Oncology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

SC Lede: COVID-19 From The Frontlines — A Relentless Assault

August 8, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
Critical care nurse Michele Baudet gowns up before going into a COVID-19 patient's room

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson takes you to Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Georgetown County to speak with healthcare workers at the frontlines of the COVID-19 surge in South Carolina. The South Carolina Lede is here to keep...

Ups and Downs: South Carolina’s Economy During World War I

August 7, 2020 - Posted in History by Mark Smith
Spinners and doffers in Lancaster Cotton Mills. Lancaster, S.C., circa 1912.

South Carolina in 1918 was still struggling with the changes to its economic and social systems brought about by the Civil War and Reconstruction. The United States’ entry into World War I affected the daily work life of South Carolinians and the state’s economy in a way...

The Balancing Act Between Retirement and Education Funding

August 6, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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For parents, deciding how much to save for retirement versus what to set aside for a child’s education can be a difficult balancing act. Our next guest says that while saving for your future should be a priority, that doesn’t mean you can’t include funding your child’s...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Conjunction Junction, Back-To-School Dysfunction

August 6, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
The most recent weekly COVID-19 death rates in South Carolina through August 1, 2020, according to SC DHEC.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 6, 2020, we bring you updates from State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman on school reopenings, virtual classrooms, truancy, and more. Also on this episode: a look at how Americans feel about the November...

Isaias Spares Charleston, but Damages Parts of the Pee Dee Region

August 5, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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The city of Charleston may have been spared, but many residents of Myrtle Beach area are beginning cleanup efforts from Hurricane Isaias, which came ashore late Tuesday night near the border of North Carolina. Isaias began its journey to the east of the Lesser Antilles on...

Are Female Cops the Answer We're Looking For?

August 5, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Right now, around the country, communities are asking hard questions about the role of police – does policing need an overhaul? How can officers better serve communities? And how can departments ratchet down tensions that can lead to aggression by and against police...

Red Cross Deals with the Effects of Coronavirus

August 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
Not only is blood needed by the Red Cross to make up for COVID-related blood drive cancellations, but volunteers are greatly needed as well.

Even though the nation is in the midst of the COVID pandemic, other needs go on. A big one is the need for blood. According to Red Cross spokesman Ben Williamson, hundreds of blood drives have been cancelled or rescheduled by the pandemic in the last few months. As a result...

Charleston Sisters' Aversion to Slavery Fuels Fight for Women's Rights

August 4, 2020 - Posted in History by Victoria Hansen
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Lee Ann Bain talks excitedly as she darts from the sun to the shade along Charleston's sweltering city streets. There's hardly a bead of sweat forming on her face. Bain knows how to beat the heat. She's been giving walking tours for 11 years. Bain remembers studying to...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Sen. Lindsey Graham, AKA 'Dr. TikTok'

August 4, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visited Columbia, SC, August 3, 2020

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 4, 2020, features: Remarks from Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) about his plans for broadband expansion, election security, and the future of TikTok; Details about what digital tools small businesses are using to navigate the...

Struggling to Re-Open Economy

August 4, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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With the re-opening of the economy and the resurgence of the virus this summer, hopes for better times ahead have been delayed. Is restarting the economy becoming more and more reliant on a vaccine? Mike Switzer interviews Bruce Yandle, Dean Emeritus at the College of...

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