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Hospitals across the state are seeing an influx of flu patients. Meanwhile, other virus outbreaks like respiratory issues among young children and the omicron Covid-19 variant still rage on.

Health officials are urging people to get flu shots to ensure they don’t get the illness. Some worry of a further surge during Halloween weekend among children. 

In other headlines: 

What to do for Halloween weekend in Charleston. Here’s a list of Halloween events happening around the city. Meanwhile, here’s what to do in the Grand Strand and Pee Dee area. 

South Carolina is the deadliest state to drive in. Recent studies from WalletHub revealed that South Carolina has the most Fatalities per 100 Million Vehicle Miles of Travel out of all 50 states.

S.C. barrier island safe from development. Waites Island, one of South Carolina’s last remaining undeveloped barrier islands, recently received a $500,000 donation from Google to help conserve the land and prevent development.  An Horry foundation matched it with another $500,000 donation.

Charleston GOP chairman kicked out of group over school endorsements. Charleston County GOP Chairman Maurice Washington is no longer considered a member of the Greater Lowcountry Republican Club due to their support of Democratic candidates.

Beethoven’s Triple Concerto coming to Charleston. Award-winning pianist Andrew Litton will be performing Beethoven’s Triple Concerto this weekend at the Gaillard Center.

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