PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After enduring 40-knot winds and freezing sea spray, jostled health care providers arrived wet and cold on two Maine islands in the North Atlantic late last month to conduct coronavirus vaccinations.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is getting a $47 million federal boost to its COVID-19 vaccination programs, particularly in minority communities.
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers over 16 years old can sign up for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Tuesday, a major expansion of eligibility as the state seeks to immunize as many people as possible.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Retail stores across most of Greece were allowed to reopen Monday despite an ongoing surge in COVID-19 infections, as the country battles to emerge from deep recession.
EFFINGHAM, S.C. — Florence County Sheriff T.J. Joye has a list of accomplishments to his credit, a long-term community-improvement project to …
FLORENCE, S.C. – Congressman Tom Rice told several Pee Dee area residents Wednesday that if he had to vote again tomorrow, he would vote to impeach former president Donald Trump. One of the last questions at the coffee with the Congressman event Rice hosted Wednesday afternoon was a Florence area resident told Rice that he would not be voting for him in 2022 even if the former president campaigned for him.
"We had to do something radically different to address the racial divide that we had in our city, which includes historic oppression, exclusion and divestment in the Black community," one official said.
Nearby residents ran into the building to rescue seniors in wheelchairs and walkers "and literally picking them up and physically removing them out of the danger."
The vaccination drive, improved conditions inside nursing homes, and relaxed federal guidelines have paved the way for the reunions after months of separation.
An 88-year-old woman in Ohio broke down in tears as her son hugged her for the first time in a year. Nursing home residents and staff in California sang “Over the Rainbow” as they resumed group activities and allowed visitors back in. A 5-year-old dove into the lap of her 94-year-old great-great-aunt for a long embrace in Rhode Island.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Beginning Friday, all nursing homes and assisted living facilities in South Carolina are required to offer outdoor and/or indoor visitation, with few exceptions, based on new guidelines released by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- More than 20% of South Carolinians have started their COVID-19 vaccine series and 11.7% of them have completed the two shots, according to data released by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- All but one Pee Dee county has fallen into the moderate occurrence of COVID cases as a result of the recent statewide decrease in cases.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Thursday announced new guidelines for in-person nursing home an…
The government says nursing home residents vaccinated against COVID-19 can get hugs again from their loved ones, and all residents may enjoy more indoor visits. Here's the latest virus news.
TIMMONSVILLE, S.C. – Timmonsville's mayor says that the residents of Florence School District 4 did not believe South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman ever had any intention of keeping the town's high school open. Darrick Jackson said the district's residents felt bullied, victimized and backed into a corner and are angry about the superintendent's decision to close Timmonsville High School.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — More than 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in South Carolina to date.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – A change in the settings reportedly caused the sirens surrounding the H.B. Robinson nuclear plant to sound on Feb. 9. A Duke Energy spokesman said Tuesday afternoon that a setting was changed as new software for the siren system was being installed which caused an automatic test of the sirens at around 8 a.m. on Feb. 9.
FLORENCE — In the famous words of Frank Sinatra, “When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you,” and the residents of Pee Dee Gardens,…
He couldn’t have been more than a kid, early twenties maybe, though he looked older. Life outdoors tends to age a person prematurely. He was homeless, addicted, alone.
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Two Pee Dee organizations were awarded in total more than $1 million in USDA grants to develop long-distance solutions to better serve not only rural students but rural residents as well.
DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Five people have been arrested and charged in connection with the Feb. 12 shooting death of a Darlington man.