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SC Stay Plus help available at library through Aug. 21

By Mike McCombs S.C. Housing’s SC Stay Plus assistance program is still taking applications for Beaufort County renters struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. And now those residents can get in-person support by submitting their application at the Beaufort Branch Library through Monday, Aug. 21. There will be someone to assist applicants from 10:30 a.m. to… Keep Reading

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COVID surges in Beaufort

Beaufort Memorial, City encouraging citizens to get vaccinated   By Mike McCombs  As COVID numbers continue to climb again across the state of South Carolina and the nation as a whole, Beaufort is right there in the middle of the surge.  The statewide numbers reported Tuesday by the S.C. DHEC, reflecting Sunday’s data, indicate there were… Keep Reading

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McMaster to DHEC: Rebuff Federal ‘Door-to-Door’ vaccine efforts

From staff reports  Governor Henry McMaster on Friday called on the S.C. Board of Health and Environmental Control to “issue direction to agency leadership and to state and local healthcare organizations prohibiting the use of the Biden Administration’s ‘targeted’ ‘door-to-door’ tactics in the State’s ongoing vaccination efforts.”  South Carolina ranks 39th with just fewer than… Keep Reading