South Carolina public health authorities will soon be offering coronavirus vaccines at the entrances to state parks. Both the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the various two-shot options will be available. Meanwhile, the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus is spreading in 49 states, according to news reports. S.C. officials are concerned about its potential impact here. More: The Post and Courier, CNN, The New York Times:
In other headlines:
Police defend withholding further details in S.C. killings. State police told a judge that they don’t want to release more information about the slayings of two members of a prominent South Carolina legal family. More: Associated Press
Summerville flight camp gives future pilots head start in career. CRAFT Flight Training and Simulation hosted its first summer camp for high schoolers July 11-23, inviting students from the Palmetto State and beyond to the Summerville Regional Airport. More: The Post and Courier
Graham promises to ‘go to war’ over Chick-fil-A protests at Notre Dame. Students at the University of Notre Dame objected to the opening of a Chick-fil-A location on their campus due to the company’s history of donating to anti-LGBTQ groups, prompting a heavy response from U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. More: WYFF, The Washington Post, The Hill
Charleston waterfront hotel construction halted, opening delayed. An engineering design issue has forced the developer of a large full-service hotel along downtown Charleston’s waterfront to halt construction for several months. More: The Post and Courier
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