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Education/News

Whale Branch Middle School moves to temporary virtual instruction

District: More than half the student body is under quarantine From staff reports Whale Branch Middle School (WBMS) will be temporarily shifting to virtual instruction this Friday for one full school week, according to a release from the Beaufort County School District (BCSD). This temporary, all-virtual, learning period is scheduled thru Friday, Sept. 17. Regular… Keep Reading

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Coronavirus/News

Parris Island gets shipment of new recruits

By Mike McCombs For the first time since admitting there were more than 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus on base, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, according to sources, accepted a shipment of recruits on Monday. The Marine Corps announced changes to MCRD Parris Island’s training process on March 30 on its Facebook… Keep Reading

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Parris Island is the elephant in the room

By Mike McCombs Monday was an anomaly over the past month and a half – there were no new cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus reported for Beaufort County by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The beat picked back up Tuesday with four more new cases. I would argue the beat… Keep Reading