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Beach goers enjoy the sun and sand at The Sands beach on Saturday, March 28 in Port Royal. Photo by Lola Bee.
Coronavirus/Port Royal

Gov. McMaster closes public access to beaches

Beach goers enjoy the sun and sand at The Sands beach on Saturday, March 28 in Port Royal. Photo by Lola Bee.  Public boat ramps, landings closed on lakes, rivers, waterways By Mike McCombs Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-16 on Monday, ordering the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Health

Beaufort County reports 1st coronavirus death

By Mike McCombs Beaufort County reported its first coronavirus death Monday. According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), the patient was an elderly individual who had underlying health conditions. Along with another death in Anderson County, this brings the state’s total number of deaths to 18. That patient was also… Keep Reading