Rental car companies are now parking in the airport's new parking garage, which opened before Thanksgiving | Rendering credit: Charleston International Airport

United Kingdom grandmother becomes first person to receive the coronavirus vaccine. Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old retired clerk, received the first vaccine in Britain Tuesday, kicking off the vaccination program to inoculate millions in an effort to thwart the pandemic. Source: BBC News

S.C. ranks best state in nation for startups. First Citizens’ Bank’s sixth annual Small Business Forecast finds that 84% of its respondents in South Carolina believe their home state is a great place to do business, the highest percentage of all respondents this year. Source: GSA Business Report

S.C. teacher group wanting a return to virtual school. Some state teachers are asking districts to go back to all-virtual teaching until the second spike in the virus can be flattened, or another alternative is found. Meanwhile, districts across the state are adding in-person days to their hybrid models. Source: AP News

Car rental companies, customers to pay more in Charleston. Rental car companies and their customers will be shelling out a few more bucks for short-term car rentals in Charleston County after county council approved a measure requiring the service providers to pay 5% of their proceeds toward a new county fund. Source: P+C