MUSC now has saliva coronavirus testing. Instead of the invasive swab into the nose, the Medical University of South Carolina now has saliva tests for COVID-19. The tests are reportedly over 90 percent accurate. MUSC will use both testing in parallel depending on the patient. Source: Moultrie News

State Rep. Gary Clary: I’m not sure if the Republican Party should or could be saved. South Carolina Rep. Gary Clary, R-Pickens, said in his farewell address to the Statehouse, “I’m not sure the Republican Party can be saved under the current circumstances, or whether it should be.” He decided not to run for re-election, will work with organizations like the Lincoln Project that aim to defeat Donald Trump. Source: The State

State Superintendent Molly Spearman threatens to pull state-owned buses from Berkeley County over mask dispute. Berkeley County Schools have not been requiring masks, only encouraging them. Due to complaints from the school district community, the State Superintendent Molly Spearman has threatened to pull the 209 state-owned school buses from their use if the mask requirement isn’t enforced. Source: P&C

Family reunited with deceased man’s dog after race to save her. After a man riding a bicycle was killed in a traffic accident, emergency vets rushed to save her so she could be reunited with family. Source: P&C

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