LIVE: Coronavirus task force gives update as Americans brace for ‘hardest, saddest’ week of their lives

Americans braced for what the nation’s top doctor warned Sunday would be “the hardest and saddest week” of their lives while Britain assumed the unwelcome mantle of deadliest coronavirus hotspot in Europe.
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  Feds recommend Americans wear face masks; NY governor says he’ll seize ventilators

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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BP offering 50 cent a gallon discount to first responders, healthcare staff

One person injured in shooting in Lake City

  ‘It gives the kids hope:’ Conway area neighborhood celebrates social distancing parade

  FIRST ALERT: Nice end to the weekend, warming trend arrives

Mental health resources available in South Carolina amid coronavirus outbreak

South Carolina officials want to make sure citizens are taking care of their mental health along with their physical health.
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Surgeon general warns US of ‘saddest week’ and '9/11 moment’

The U.S. surgeon general offered some of the starkest warnings yet Sunday as he braced Americans for the worsening fallout from the new coronavirus, warning “this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly.”

More than 2,400 people have coronavirus in North Carolina, 25 deaths reported

  Robeson County officials announce two new COVID-19 cases, bringing total to five

SCHP: Two killed after vehicle strikes tree in Nichols area

16 S.C. Dept. of Corrections employees test positive for COVID-19

  DHEC releases number of negative COVID-19 test results in S.C.

Traffic Alert: Portion of Hwy. 17 closed in North Myrtle Beach due to crash

FIRST ALERT: Sunny and seasonable throughout the weekend

  Murrells Inlet Garden City Fire creates ‘coronavirus ambulance’ with filtration

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Only passenger on flight, woman going to see dying mother upgraded to first class for free

The flight crew upgraded the woman to first class, addressed her personally over the loudspeaker and took selfies with her.

SPORTS

Carolina Panthers buy land for new practice facility in SC

Panthers moving on from QB Cam Newton

QB missed most of last season with injury

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  Myrtle Beach issues order clarifying use of privately-owned units during coronavirus emergency

  Sen. Tim Scott, S.C. Chamber take questions from business owners about economic stimulus package

  Tidelands Health doctor talks how to safely order takeout, grocery shop during pandemic

  ‘Jesus told us to feed his sheep’: Grand Strand church hosting food distribution event Saturday

  SC fifth-grader making red crosses to support healthcare workers

Like most students in South Carolina, 10-year-old Landon Barley has a lot of free time right now.
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Trump says ‘toughest’ weeks ahead; New York gets ventilators from China

President Donald Trump warned Saturday that the county could be headed into its “toughest” weeks yet as the coronavirus death toll mounts, but at the same time he expressed growing impatience with social distancing guidelines and said he’s eager to get the country reopened and its stalled economy ba

  DHEC releases breakdown of COVID-19 cases in S.C. by zip code

  American Red Cross looks to maintain blood supply

McMaster orders additional non-essential businesses closed in SC, suspension of short-term rentals to those from COVID-19 hot spots

  DHEC announces 3 additional COVID-19-related deaths in S.C.; 146 new cases confirmed