Study finds S.C. nursing homes have the highest rate of COVID-19 deaths. A study from the AARP found that South Carolina had a rate of 1.2 deaths per 100 nursing home residents, two and a half times the national average at .48 deaths per 100 residents. Source: The State (subscriber exclusive)
Highway 41 reinvigorates historic dilemma in S.C. The controversy over expanding Highway 41 through the historic Phillips community isn’t the first time a road project has effected a historic Black neighborhood instead of their white neighbors. Source: P&C
Tidal flooding closes roads on Sunday. Due to king tides — especially high tides — over the weekend, several roads downtown and in Mount Pleasant closed due to being impassable. Source: Live 5
Vacancies on King Street due to pandemic could cause rents to fall. After rents hit historic highs along King Street, coinciding with businesses relocating or turn off the lights. While some are predicting rents to plummet, others are not seeing it — yet. Source: P&C
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