Snow, ice blows through the south with powerful winter storm

Snow, ice blows through the south with powerful winter storm

ATLANTA (AP) – A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the southeastern US on Sunday, cutting power, cutting down trees and fences and covering roads with a treacherous, icy glaze. Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Highway patrols reported … Read more

Feds to examine whether SC institutionalizes people with mental illness ‘unnecessarily’

Feds to examine whether SC institutionalizes people with mental illness ‘unnecessarily’

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — Officials with the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that it has opened an investigation under the American with Disabilities Act into whether the state of South Carolina may affect adults with mental illness. subject to unnecessary institutionalization and the risk of admission to … Read more

MUSC says Omicron is more contagious but less likely to cause severe symptoms

MUSC says Omicron is more contagious but less likely to cause severe symptoms

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — The Medical University of South Carolina says the Omicron variant of COVID-19 now accounts for 97% of all cases sequenced there. This comes just a month after the first cases of the Omicron variant were discovered in the state. Compared to the Delta variant, Omicron is three times more contagious, but … Read more

South Carolina pediatrician says children face dangerous outcomes from COVID-19 spike – wpde.com

South Carolina pediatrician says children face dangerous outcomes from COVID-19 spike – wpde.com

South Carolina pediatrician says children face dangerous outcomes from COVID-19 spikewpde.com COVID-related child hospitalizations on the rise in South CarolinaNews 19 WLTX 5 children admitted to MUSC due to a spike in COVID-19 casesVAT SC hospitals see an increase in hospitalizations as omicron becomes the dominant COVID strain in the stateThe state South Carolina scientists … Read more

Sixth earthquake recorded in South Carolina this week

Sixth earthquake recorded in South Carolina this week

Sixth earthquake recorded in South Carolina this week The last earthquake happened on Thursday morning Updated: 12:01 PM EST December 30, 2021 Hide Transcription Show transcript TIME IN JUST A BIT. DESTINY: NOW PEOPLE IN THE SOUTHEAST WAKE UP WITH STORM DAMAGE. THIS IS A VIDEO FROM WINFIELD, ALABAMA, WHERE THE DOWNTOWN AREA SUFFERED UNDER … Read more

SC mental health professionals talk about resources when they see the need increasing

SC mental health professionals talk about resources when they see the need increasing

GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) — It’s a season of hope and joy, but instead, for some, it means isolation and sadness. However, mental health leaders in South Carolina told 7News that more help is available now than ever before. They’ve been busy at the Carolina Center for Behavioral Health in Greenville County. “It’s been pretty … Read more