Florence recycling plant to close, impacting hundreds of jobs

A Florence recycling plant will be closing in March, affecting about 360 jobs, officials said.

  Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

Biden also will address inequities in hard-hit minority communities as he signs 10 pandemic-related executive orders on Thursday, his second day in office.
  • National

  Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

His presidency over, Donald Trump said farewell to Washington on Wednesday.

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  Teacher calls on HCS board chair after video shows crowded classroom after plexiglass installation

  ‘You’ve blessed our memories’: Family, fellow officers celebrate Horry County LCpl. Melton ‘Fox’ Gore’s life

  Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Horry County Police Department stand together in the wake of tragedy

DHEC, CDC review shows ‘South Carolina is getting fair, appropriate allocations’ of vaccine

DHEC creating new phone line to handle only vaccine-related calls in S.C.

The Department of Health and Environmental Control said it will soon be easier to get vaccine appointment help in South Carolina.
  • Coronavirus

Holding hands, couple married 70 years dies from COVID-19 minutes apart

Three of the couple's children wanted to share their story to encourage others to take COVID-19 seriously and give the virus respect.

  Charleston police identify murder, carjacking suspect shot in officer-involved shooting

  Law enforcement outnumbers protesters at SC Statehouse on Inauguration Day

CCU baseball to play full schedule in 2021

Traffic cameras help Myrtle Beach police track down suspects involved in shooting; 3 arrested

Authorities: Suspects, store clerk exchange gunfire during armed robbery in Florence

Kroger pharmacies in S.C. offering appointments for COVID-19 vaccine

FIRST ALERT: Clouds, a few showers to finish the week

  DHEC: S.C. registers over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases, 56 new deaths announced

  • National

  Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the hallowed American democratic rite unfurled at a U.S. Capitol battered by an insurrectionist siege just two weeks ago.

SPORTS

Georgia Tech routs No. 20 Clemson 83-65; 3 players score 20

CCU head coach Jamey Chadwell named George Munger Coach of the Year

CCU baseball to play full schedule in 2021

Tilmon leads efficient No. 19 Missouri past South Carolina

Former Gamecock QB Ryan Hilinski commits to Northwestern

Spent 2 seasons with Gamecocks

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Trump pardons rapper Kodak Black, accused of sexual assault in Florence

‘Thank you for your service to our nation!’: Sen. Graham poses with S.C. National Guard troops before inauguration

Report: 16-year-old victim in Loris area shooting hit after suspect fired from vehicle

Crews to begin dismantling SkyWheel for anniversary ‘makeover’

S.C. couple charged with homicide by child abuse, SLED says

A man and woman have been charged with homicide by child abuse in connection with the death of a juvenile, according to Justin Lee Campbell, a spokesperson with the City of Simpsonville.
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  On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

S.C. state parks offer mountains to sea virtual field trips

  ‘Taken away too early’: Family, friends line up to pay their respects to fallen HCPD officer

Murder, carjacking suspect shot following chase with police in Charleston

Leaders to allow more outdoor dining, sidewalk cafes in Conway