The Carolinas are bracing for the possibility of severe weather Thursday afternoon, as a line of storms brought dozens of tornadoes while moving through the South and Midwest. The National Weather Service forecasts the worst weather will reach the Charleston area between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Source: NWS, @chswx
The South Carolina House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that will allow people to openly carry handguns if they have a concealed weapons permit. Source: Associated Press
A Georgia man who police say went on a murderous rampage that left killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, has been charged with eight counts of murder in connection with the killings. Source: NYT
South Carolina has one of the worst gender wage gaps in the U.S., according to a new study. Source: Greenville Online
Myrtle Beach Sun News: “As COVID-19 ravaged Horry County, leaders faced a choice: Public health, or the local economy”
State legislators approved money to install air-purification equipment inside Statehouse complex buildings and the South Carolina Supreme Court nearby. Source: P&C
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