City of Clemson Requires Masks in Public

The City of Clemson passed an emergency ordinance on Wednesday which requires people to wear face masks within city limits to help slow the spread of COVID-19. According to the ordinance, which takes effect today, everyone will have to wear a mask or face covering in public places or settings within city limits. City council passed the ordinance by a […]

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Graham at Hearing on Addressing Coronavirus, China’s Culpability: “The entire world needs to send a strong signal to the Chinese Communist Party that enough is enough.”

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made an opening statement at a Committee hearing titled, “The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Coronavirus, and Addressing China’s Culpability”. On Holding China Accountable  Ø  GRAHAM: “[In the United States,] over 120,000 people have died, 40 million people have lost their job, and it’s been a nightmare for our country […]

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DHEC COVID-19 Numbers Update

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 890 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 14 additional confirmed deaths. There are currently 824 hospital beds occupied by patients who have either tested positive or are under investigation for COVID-19. This brings the total number of people confirmed cases to […]

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STATEMENT FROM SDOC’s SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION

In response to recommendations and guidelines issued by the Accelerate Ed Task Force, the following statement of Dr. Michael Thorsland, superintendent of Oconee public schools, was released Tuesday afternoon: “We are processing the recommendations provided to districts in the AccelerateED report. We are in the midst of forming a committee of parents, teachers and administrators to actively participate in continued […]

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Mask Ordinance on Agenda for Clemson City Council Meeting Today

A mask ordinance is one of the agenda items for today’s special Clemson city council meeting. A committee concerned with Clemson’s economic vitality recommended the city adopt an ordinance to require masks or face coverings while out in public. COVID-19 cases are surging in Clemson and Pickens County. Committee members raised concerns yesterday about the potential for a crippling economic […]

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