Local legislators planning to wear masks to Columbia

With the South Carolina General Assembly scheduled to return to session for one day Wednesday, some local legislators said they will be there with masks and other precautions in place while paying attention to social distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATED April 4 – Non-essential businesses directed to close.

From the SC Commerce Dept. website: https://sccommerce.com/covid-19-non-essential-business-guidelines “The SC Emergency Management Division and the SC Department of Commerce have developed a list of industries deemed “non-essential” that will be closed temporarily effective at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2020. “Non-essential” businesses, venues, facilities, services and activities will be closed to non-employees and will not […]

DHEC: Virus data ‘can be harmful’

By Caitlin Herrington The Journal SENECA — Watching the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina — and potentially Oconee County — increase daily might cause worry for some, but the state health department has some good news — it doesn’t mean much for “what measures should be taken.” The total number of […]